New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for August 26, 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?
THE INN AT ROSE HARBOR, by Debbie Macomber. (Random House Publishing.) A young widow buys a bed-and-breakfast.
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
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.
THE KINGMAKER’S DAUGHTER, by Philippa Gregory. (Simon & Schuster.) Chicanery in the court of Edward IV, narrated by Anne Neville.
BLACK LIST, by Brad Thor. (Simon & Schuster.) If the counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath can discover who has targeted him for death, he can prevent a terrorist attack.
THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, by Jonathan Tropper. (Penguin Group.) Longstanding grudges resurface when a family honors its patriarch’s last request, that his survivors spend the week together.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
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.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
SOLO, by Hope Solo with Ann Killion. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s soccer team chronicles her career and her hardscrabble upbringing.
OBAMA’S AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery Publishing.) An argument that President Obama is the architect of American decline.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
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.
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.
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.
OUTLIERS, by Malcolm Gladwell. (Little, Brown & Company.) Why some people succeed — it has to do with luck and opportunities as well as talent.