Saturday, November 14, 2015

New York Times Bestsellers Top 5 (Week of Nov. 15)

Many patrons browse the new materials section of the library to discover the latest reads.  Part of finding them is browsing the New York Times Bestsellers lists we make available at all locations.  Check out this blog entry to discover the latest to lead the pack on Hardcover Fiction & Nonfiction lists for the upcoming week.

Hardcover Fiction Top 5

#1: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: F KING
Summary: Twenty stories, some never before published.

#2: The Crossing
Author: Michael Connelly
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: M CONNELLY
Summary: The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

#3: Rogue Lawyer
Author: John Grisham
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 3
Call Number: F GRISHAM
Summary: The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a "lone gunman" who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.

#4: See Me
Author: Nicholas SParks
Position Last Week: 2
Weeks On List: 4
Call Number: F SPARKS
Summary: A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

#5: Avenue of Mysteries
Author: John Irving
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: F IRVING
Summary: In Irving's 14th novel, a Mexican writer on a journey to the Philippines recalls his escape from a humble childhood.



Hardcover Nonfiction Top 5

#1: Troublemaker
Author: Leah Remini
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: NOT HOUSED
Summary: The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

#2: Killing Reagan
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 7
Call Number: 973.92 ORE
Summary: The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

#3: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Author: Brian Kilmeade
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: NOT HOUSED
Summary: The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

#4: A More Perfect Union
Author: Ben Carson
Position Last Week: 5
Weeks On List: 5
Call Number: 342.73 CAR
Summary: A discussion of the Constitution by the candidate for the Republican presidential nomination.

#5: Crippled America
Author: Donald Trump
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: 320.973 TRU
Summary: The real estate developer and candidate for the Republican presidential nomination shares his ideas for making America great again.

Look for these titles at your Abilene Public Library and discover why they've become such hits in mainstream literature.  If they're not available, get yourselves on the reserve lists.

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