New York Times Best Sellers for April 22, 2012 at ACLS
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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.
CALICO JOE, by John Grisham. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A pitcher beans a promising rookie, ending both careers; years later, the pitcher’s son brings them together.
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.
GUILTY WIVES, by James Patterson and David Ellis. (Little, Brown & Company.) Four friends in Monte Carlo for a luxurious girls’ vacation find themselves in prison.
ON THE ISLAND, by Tracey Garvis-Graves. (Tracey Garvis-Graves.) An English teacher and the teenage boy she has agreed to tutor are stranded on an island when the seaplane taking them to join his family in the Maldives crashes in the Indian Ocean.
A GAME OF THRONES, by George R. R. Martin. (Random House Publishing.) In the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are mustering.
COME HOME, by Lisa Scottoline. (St. Martin’s Press.) A woman joins with her estranged former stepdaughter to investigate the possible murder of her ex-husband.
THE MARRIAGE BARGAIN, by Jennifer Probst. (Entangled Publishing.) A billionaire who needs a wife offers a one-year marriage in name only to a bookstore owner who must save her family home, but complications ensue.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER, by Walter Lord. (Open Road Integrated Media.) This reissue of Lord’s classic 1955 you-are-there account of the Titanic’s sinking includes an introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick.
DRIFT, by Rachel Maddow. (Crown Publishing.) America’s path to war has become too easy, with excessive power ceded to the executive branch, the MSNBC host argues.
MRS. KENNEDY AND ME, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) Recollections of the Secret Service agent assigned to guard Jacqueline Kennedy.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by 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.
THE BIG MISS, by Hank Haney. (Crown Publishing.) The golf coach’s memoir describes his six eventful years with Tiger Woods.
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.
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.
DROP DEAD HEALTHY, by A. J. Jacobs. (Simon & Schuster.) The author of “The Know-It-All” and “The Year of Living Biblically” samples workouts, diets and gadgets in pursuit of optimal health in every organ.
STEVE JOBS, by Walter Isaacson. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the recently deceased entrepreneur, based on 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years.
LIFEBOAT NO. 8, by Elizabeth Kaye. (Byliner.) Stories of the passengers in the Titanic’s lifeboat No. 8, one of the first to leave the sinking ship.