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New York Times Best Sellers for April 29, 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.

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

THE INNOCENT, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central Publishing.) A hitman who has become a target of the government rescues a teenage girl whose parents have been murdered and who may be at the center of a dangerous conspiracy.

THE WITNESS, by Nora Roberts. (Penguin Group.) A programmer hides from the Russian mob in the Ozarks.

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.

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.

UNNATURAL ACTS, by Stuart Woods. (Penguin Group.) The New York lawyer Stone Barrington becomes involved in the family problems of a billionaire hedge fund manager.

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.

WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU, by Iris Johansen. (St. Martin’s Press.) A Hong Kong woman who works for the C.I.A. searches for a deadly formula while she fights to save her son.


NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, by Jenny Lawson. (Penguin Group.) A blogger recalls her unusual upbringing.

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.

THE PRESIDENTS CLUB, by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy. (Simon & Schuster.) Two journalists examine the relationships between sitting presidents and their predecessors.

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.

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.

MRS. KENNEDY AND ME, by Clint Hill with Lisa McCubbin. (Gallery Books.) Recollections of the Secret Service agent assigned to guard Jacqueline Kennedy.

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.

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

THE BIG MISSby Hank Haney. (Crown Publishing.) The golf coach’s memoir describes his six eventful years with Tiger Woods.



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