New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for May 13, 2012
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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.
FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.
THE LAST BOYFRIEND, by Nora Roberts. (Berkeley.) As the Montgomery brothers renovate their historic inn in Boonsboro, Md., Owen Montgomery reconnects with his first girlfriend.
DEADLOCKED, by Charlaine Harris. (Penguin Group.) The telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse investigates a murder that has more to do with her than she imagines.
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 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.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
THE PASSAGE OF POWER, by Robert A. Caro. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) From 1958 through the Kennedy assassination; the fourth volume of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson.”
HARD MEASURES, by Jose A. Rodriguez Jr. and Bill Harlow. (Threshold Editions.) A retired C.I.A. official claims the agency’s methods saved American lives after 9/11.
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.
MANHUNT, by Peter L. Bergen. (Crown Publishing Group.) The 10-year search for Osama bin Laden.
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.
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.
IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson. (Crown Publishing.) William E. Dodd, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, and his daughter, Martha, in 1930s Berlin.
MY CROSS TO BEAR, by Gregg Allman with Alan Light. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The musician’s memoir.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
LET’S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, by Jenny Lawson. (Penguin Group.) A blogger recalls her unusual upbringing.