New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for September 9, 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?
LAST TO DIE, by Tess Gerritsen. (Random House Publishing.) The detective Jane Rizzoli and the medical examiner Maura Isles protect a boy whose family and foster family have all been murdered.
BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Two troubled people develop an intense, obsessive relationship.
BONES ARE FOREVER, by Kathy Reichs. (Scribner.) The forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan pursues a case involving infanticide, murder and corruption; the 15th novel in the series behind the show “Bones.”
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY, by Louise Penny. (St. Martin’s Press.) Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Québec investigates a murder at a remote abbey.
THE UGLY DUCHESS, by Eloisa James. (HarperCollins Publishers.) Theodora Saxby discovers that James Ryburn, heir to the Duchy of Ashbrook, desires her for her dowry.
OBSIDIAN, by Laurann Dohner. (Ellora’s Cave.) A New Species male falls for the human doctor who is trying to save him; Book 8 in the series.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
THE GLASS CASTLE, by Jeannette Walls. (Simon & Schuster.) The author recalls a bizarre childhood during which she was constantly moved from place to place.
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.
KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Company.) The anchor of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
THE AMATEUR, by Edward Klein. (Regnery Publishing.) A journalist argues that President Obama is callow, arrogant and unable to lead.
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.
PATERNO, by Joe Posnanski. (Simon & Schuster.) A biography of the legendary Penn State football coach.
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.
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.