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New York Times Best Sellers for January 15, 2012 at ACLS

Get the latest NYT Best Sellers  at the Allegany County Library System.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

PRIVATE: #1 SUSPECT, by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro. (Grand Central.) When a former lover’s dead body is found in his bed, Jack Morgan, a former Marine and the head of an investigative firm, is accused of murder.

THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A hacker and a journalist investigate the disappearance of a Swedish heiress 40 years earlier.

THE HELPby Kathryn Stockett. (Penguin Group.) A young white woman and two black maids in 1960s Mississippi.

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) In the second volume of the Millennium trilogy, a Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.

11/22/63, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) An English teacher travels back to 1958 by way of a time portal in a Maine diner. His assignment is to stop Lee Harvey Oswald.

LOVE IN A NUTSHELL, by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly. (St. Martin’s Press.) A former magazine editor wants to turn her parents’ summer house into a bed-and-breakfast.

EXTREMELY LOUD AND INCREDIBLY CLOSE, by Jonathan Safran Foer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing.) A 9-year-old boy searches New York City for the lock that fits a key belonging to his father, who died on Sept. 11.

THE LITIGATORS, by John Grisham. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Partners in a small law firm take on a big case after a fast-track burnout joins them.

THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, by Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The third volume of the Millennium trilogy, about a Swedish hacker and a journalist.

KILL ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown & Company.) Alex Cross investigates when the president’s children are kidnapped, but the F.BI. and C.I.A. stand in his way.

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

HEAVEN IS FOR REALby Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. (Thomas Nelson.) A father recounts his 3-year-old son’s encounter with Jesus and the angels during an emergency appendectomy.

AMERICAN SNIPER, by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A member of the Navy Seals with the most career sniper kills in United States military history discusses his childhood, his marriage and his battlefield experiences during the Iraq war.

STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.

BOSSYPANTS, by Tina Fey. (Little, Brown & Company.) A memoir from the former “Saturday Night Live” star and creator of “30 Rock.”

KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW, by Daniel Kahneman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux.) The winner of the Nobel in economic science discusses how we make choices in business and personal life and when we can and cannot trust our intuitions.

CATHERINE THE GREATby Robert K. Massie. (Random House Publishing.) The author of “Nicholas and Alexandra” provides a sweeping narrative of the life of the minor 18th-century German princess who became Empress of All the Russias.

THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown Publishing.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951.

IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.





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