New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 2, 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.
THE INN AT ROSE HARBOR, by Debbie Macomber. (Random House Publishing.) A young widow buys a bed-and-breakfast.
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 LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, by M. L. Stedman. (Scribner.) An Australian lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep a baby who has washed ashore.
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.
THE BOY IN THE SUITCASE, by Lene Kaaberbol. (Soho Press.) A nurse makes a shocking discovery: a naked and drugged boy hidden in a locker at the Copenhagen train station.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
PATERNO, by Joe Posnanski. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the legendary Penn State football coach.
THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.
WILD, by Cheryl Strayed. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) A woman’s account of a life-changing 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.
OBAMA’S AMERICA, by Dinesh D’Souza. (Regnery Publishing.) An argument that President Obama is the architect of American decline.
BONHOEFFER, by Eric Metaxas. (Thomas Nelson.) A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the German theologian who was hanged for his role in an assassination plot against Hitler.
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.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
OBAMA’S LAST STAND, by Glenn Thrush. (Random House Publishing.) A reporter chronicles the president’s re-election battle; the third edition of Politico’s “Playbook 2012,” four digital books on the 2012 election.
SHADOWBOSSES,by Mallory Factor. (Little, Brown.) A Citadel professor claims that public unions, already a threat to elections and the American way of life, are targeting millions of Americans for forced unionization