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New York Times Best Sellers for February 26, 2012 at ACLS

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

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

PRIVATE GAMES, by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan. (Little, Brown & Company.) Peter Knight, a member of the Private investigative firm, pursues a murderer who is trying to destroy the London Olympics.

KILL SHOT, by Vince Flynn. (Atria Books.) Mitch Rapp, a C.I.A. super-agent hunting down perpetrators of the Pan Am Lockerbie bombing, finds himself caught in a dangerous trap.

I’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER, by Sophie Kinsella. (Random House Publishing.) A frazzled bride-to-be creates havoc when she appropriates a cellphone she found in the trash.

DEFENDING JACOB, by William Landay. (Delacorte Press.) An assistant district attorney’s life is shaken when his 14-year-old son is accused of murder.

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

THE WOLF GIFT, by Anne Rice. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The making of a modern werewolf.

CATCH ME, by Lisa Gardner. (Penguin Group.) A woman asks the Boston detective D.D. Warren to prevent her being murdered in four days’ time.

THE SWEETEST THING, by Barbara Freethy. (Barbara Freethy.) An entrepreneur must deal with his dotty grandfather, the sudden death of his ex-wife and the appearance of a beautiful redhead

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 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.


COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

THE VOW, by Kim and Krickitt Carpenter with Dana Wilkerson. (B&H Publishing Group.) After a horrific car crash, a couple embark on a journey to fall in love all over again. The true events that inspired the movie.

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.

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.

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

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

ONCE UPON A SECRET, by Mimi Alford. (Random House Publishing.) A former White House intern recounts her affair with John F. Kennedy.

UNORTHODOX, by Deborah Feldman. (Simon & Schuster.) A woman breaks free of the Satmar Hasidic community in Brooklyn in which she was raised.

AMERITOPIA, by Mark R. Levin. (Threshold Editions.) A talk-show host and president of Landmark Legal Foundation surveys the history of utopias and warns that Americans must choose between utopianism and liberty.

BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS, by Katherine Boo. (Random House Publishing.) A journalist reports on families striving for better lives in a Mumbai slum.

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

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