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New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 6, 2012

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 WIND THROUGH THE KEYHOLE, by Stephen King. (Scribner.) A new entry in the Dark Tower epic western-fantasy series; this novel, King says, is “Dark Tower 4.5.”

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.

SUNRISE POINT, by Robyn Carr. (Harlequin.) A Marine returns to Virgin River and falls for a striking single mother who is nothing like the wife he imagined.

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.

FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.

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.

NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)

LOTS OF CANDLES, PLENTY OF CAKE, by Anna Quindlen. (Random House Publishing.) The journalist and novelist, now nearly 60, looks back at her experiences and those of her generation.

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.

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 appendectomy.

PRAGUE WINTER, by Madeleine Albright with Bill Woodward. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The former secretary of state describes her family’s life in Czechoslovakia, where she was born; their exile in London during World War II; their return to their homeland after the war and their final move to the United States in 1948.

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.

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

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.

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



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