New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for July 15, 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.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown Publishing.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
CRIMINAL, by Karin Slaughter. (Random House Publishing.) Will Trent of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and his supervisor, Amanda Wagner, confront mysteries from the past.
SAMURAI GAME, by Christine Feehan. (Penguin Group.) A seductive employee of an underground club is playing a dangerous game of blackmail, politics and murder that reaches into the shadowy world of the GhostWalkers.
THE NEXT BEST THING, by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria Books.) A young woman who moves to Hollywood to make it in television finds success, but her life remains complicated.
FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
THE LITIGATORS, by John Grisham. (Random House Publishing.) Partners in a small law firm take on a big case.
COMING HOME, by Karen Kingsbury. (Zondervan.) The Baxters plan a lakeside reunion, but before the big day, the unthinkable happens, leading to a revelation of secrets.
ONCE BURNED, by Jeaniene Frost. (HarperCollins Publishers.) When a mortal cursed with dark power is set against a vampire, passion ignites, threatening to consume them both.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
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.
THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS, by Rebecca Skloot. (Crown Publishing.) The story of a woman whose cancer cells were cultured without her permission in 1951
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.
BECOMING SISTER WIVES, by Kody, Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn Brown. (Simon & Schuster.) The stars of the TLC reality show describe their polygamous marriage. (†)
PRESUMED GUILTY, by Jose Baez and Peter Golenbock. (BenBella Books.) Casey Anthony’s defense attorney discusses her case.
THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Simon & Schuster.) The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place.