New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for July 22, 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.
SHADOW OF NIGHT, by Deborah Harkness. (Penguin Group.) An Oxford scholar/witch and a vampire geneticist pursue history, secrets and each other in Elizabethan London; Book 2 of the All Souls trilogy.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown Publishing.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
I, MICHAEL BENNETT, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown & Company.) A New York detective takes refuge with his 10 children in an upstate cabin.
BACKFIRE, by Catherine Coulter. (Penguin Group.) The F.B.I. agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock investigate the murder of a judge.
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
FIFTY SHADES TRILOGY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The three “Fifty Shades” novels in one bundle.
THE GREAT ESCAPE, by Susan Elizabeth Phillips. (HarperCollins Publishers.) A young woman runs out on her wedding in search of herself — and a new man.
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 DREAM TEAM, by Jack McCallum. (Random House Publishing.) The story of the 1992 U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team.
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.
A STOLEN LIFE, by Jaycee Dugard. (Simon & Schuster.) A woman describes being kidnapped at the age of 11 and held prisoner for 18 years by a convicted rapist and his wife.
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.
THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Simon & Schuster.) The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place.