New York Times Best Sellers at ACLS for October 28, 2012
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FICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
THE BONE BED, by Patricia Cornwell. (Penguin Group.) A paleontologist’s disappearance in Canada turns out to be connected to crimes much closer to home for the chief medical examiner Kay Scarpetta; the 20th Scarpetta book.
THE PANTHER, by Nelson DeMille. (Grand Central Publishing.) The anti-terrorist task force agent John Corey and his wife, an F.B.I. agent, pursue a high-ranking Qaeda operative in Yemen — who is out to avenge the death of a Libyan terrorist killed by Corey.
THE TWELVE, by Justin Cronin. (Random House Publishing.) A sequel to “The Passage” continues its story of life after an apocalypse.
FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) An inexperienced college student falls in love with a tortured man who has particular sexual tastes; the first book in a trilogy.
THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling. (Little, Brown & Company.) The sudden death of a parish councilman reveals bitter social divisions in an idyllic English town; a novel for adults by the creator of Harry Potter.
FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James. (Knopf Doubleday Publishing.) The final book in an erotic trilogy.
REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day. (Penguin Group.) Eva and Gideon, of “Bared to You,” continue to struggle to make their relationship work.
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.
GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn. (Crown Publishing.) A woman disappears on the day of her fifth anniversary; is her husband a killer?
NYPD RED, by James Patterson and Marshall Karp. (Little, Brown & Company.) Detective Zach Jordan and his beautiful partner (and ex-girlfriend) must stop a deranged killer who has targeted a glittering New York film festival.
NONFICTION (Combined Print & E-BOOK)
KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Henry Holt & Company.) The host of “The O’Reilly Factor” recounts the events surrounding the assassination of John F. Kennedy.
NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer. (Penguin Group.) An account by a former member of the Navy SEALs, written pseudonymously, of the mission that killed Osama bin Laden.
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 FINISH, by Mark Bowden. (Atlantic Monthly Press.) From 9/11 to the killing of Osama bin Laden, from the author of “Black Hawk Down.”
THE MEANING OF MARRIAGE, by Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller. (Penguin Group.) The pastor of New York’s Redeemer Presbyterian church relies on the Bible to argue that marriage is meant to bring us closer to God.
WHO I AM, by Pete Townshend. (HarperCollins Publishers.) The rocker’s memoir.
IN THE PLEASURE GROOVE, by John Taylor. (Penguin Group.) A memoir by the bass player and founding member of Duran Duran.
AMERICA AGAIN, by Stephen Colbert, Richard Dahm, Paul Dinello, Barry Julien, Tom Purcell et al.. (Grand Central Publishing.) The mock pundit of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” tells how to bring America back from the brink.
THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE, by Nate Silver. (Penguin Group.) An examination of predictions, the ones that come true and the ones that don’t.
UNBROKEN, by Laura Hillenbrand. (Random House Publishing.) An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.