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New York Times Best Sellers for March 4, 2012 at ACLS

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

CELEBRITY IN DEATH, by J. D. Robb. (Penguin Group.) Lt. Eve Dallas investigates when an actress drowns at the opening party for a movie based on one of her cases; by Nora Roberts, writing pseudonymously

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.

A PERFECT BLOOD, by Kim Harrison. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The witch Rachel Morgan faces a human hate group that is trying to create its own demons; Book 10 of the Hollows series.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIREby Stieg Larsson. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) In Volume 2 of the Millennium trilogy, a Swedish hacker becomes a murder suspect.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

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.

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.

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

WASHINGTON’S CROSSING, by David Hackett Fischer. (Oxford University Press.) A historian’s account of the crucial Revolutionary battles at Trenton and Princeton, beginning on Christmas night in 1776; winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in history.

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

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

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

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

QUIET, by Susan Cain. (Crown Publishing.) Introverts — one-third of the population — are undervalued in American society.


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