New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 19, 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.
SWEET TALK, by Julie Garwood. (Penguin Group.) An I.R.S. officer and an F.B.I. agent fight corruption, and a mutual attraction, while investigating a Ponzi scheme.
WHERE WE BELONG, by Emily Giffin. (St. Martin’s Press.) A woman’s successful life is disrupted by the appearance of an 18-year-old girl with a link to her past.
STYGIAN’S HONOR, by Lora Leigh. (Penguin Group.) Stygian’s mission is to find Honor Roberts, a missing Breed, no matter the cost.
TIME UNTIME, by Sherrilyn Kenyon. (St. Martin’s Press.) Kateri Avani must face a Keetoowah warrior, and Ren Waya must come back from the dead to prevent the world from ending in this Dark-Hunter novel.
SLAMMED, by Colleen Hoover. (Colleen Hoover.) A girl falls in love with a neighbor who enjoys slam poetry, but they encounter obstacles.
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.
DOUBLE CROSS, by Ben Macintyre. (Crown Publishing.) How the Allies tricked the Nazis into believing that on D-Day they would attack somewhere other than Normandy.
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.
THE SECRET LIFE OF MARILYN MONROE, by J. Randy Taraborrelli. (Grand Central Publishing.) A biography emphasizes Monroe’s relationships with her family and with the Kennedys.
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.