Saturday, December 5, 2015

New York Times Bestsellers Top 5 (Week of Dec. 6)

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: Cross Justice
Author: James Patterson
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: M PATTERSON
Summary: Detective Alex Cross returns to Starksville, N.C., his hometown, for the first time in 35 years, to help a cousin who has been accused of murder.

#2: Tricky Twenty-Two
Author: Janet Evanovich
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 2
Call Number: M EVANOVICH
Summary: The New Hersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.

#3: Rogue Lawyer
Author: John Grisham
Position Last Week: 3
Weeks On List: 6
Call Number: F GRISHAM
Summary: The attorney Sebastian Rudd is a "lone gunman" who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.
#4: The Guilty
Author: David Baldacci
Position Last Week: 2
Weeks On List: 2
Call Number: F BALDACCI
Summary: The government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.

#5: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Position Last Week: 4
Weeks On List: 4
Call Number: F KING
Summary: Twenty stories, some never before published.

Hardcover Nonfiction Top 5

#1: Humans of New York: Stories
Author: Brandon Stanton
Position Last Week: 9
Weeks On List: 7
Call Number: Not Housed
Summary:  Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book "Humans of New York."
#2: Killing Reagan
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 10
Call Number: 973.92 REA
Summary: The host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Regan in 1981.
#3: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Author: Brian Kilmeade
Position Last Week: 2
Weeks On List: 4
Call Number: 973.76092 KIL
Summary: The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.
#4: Destiny and Power
Author: Jon Meacham
Position Last Week: 3
Weeks On List: 3
Call Number: 92 BUSH
Summary: A biography of George H.W. Bush.
#5: Why Not Me?
Author: Mindy Kaling
Position Last Week: 15
Weeks On List: 10
Call Number: 92 KALING
Summary: More personal essays from the comedian and actress.

Look out 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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