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New York Times Best Sellers for April 1, 2012 at ACLS

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

FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (The Writer’s Coffee Shop.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.

FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) Ana Steele learns more about Christian Grey’s troubled past; the second book in a trilogy.

STAY CLOSE, by Harlan Coben. (Penguin Group.) A disappearance in Atlantic City brings together three frustrated people whose lives were once connected.

FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.

THE LUCKY ONE, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central Publishing.) A Marine returning home sets out to track down the woman whose photo he found in Iraq.

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.

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.

LONE WOLF, by Jodi Picoult. (Atria Books.) The children of a man who studies wolves must make difficult decisions when he is seriously injured in an accident.

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

A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House Publishers.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.

 

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

IMAGINE, by Jonah Lehrer. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.) An account of the science of creativity argues that it is not a gift but a group of thought processes that can be learned.

THE POWER OF HABIT, by Charles Duhigg. (Random House Publishing.) A Times reporter’s account of the science behind how we form, and break, habits.

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.

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.

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.

WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.

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

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

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




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