Saturday, January 9, 2016

New York Times Bestsellers Top 5 (Week of Jan. 10)

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 the Hardcover & Nonfiction lists for the upcoming week.

Hardcover Fiction Top 5

#1: All the Light We Cannot See
Author: Anthony Doerr
Position Last Week: 3
Weeks On List: 87
Call Number: F DOERR
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD, Digital eBook, Digital Audiobook
Summary: The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.

#2: The Girl on the Train
Author: Paula Hawkins
Position Last Week: 4
Weeks On List: 51
Call Number: F HAWKINS
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD, Digital eBook, Digital Audibook
Summary: A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.

#3: Rogue Lawyer
Author: John Grisham
Position Last Week: 5
Weeks On List: 12
Call Number: F GRISHAM
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD, Digital eBook, Digital Audiobook
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: 5
Weeks On List: 12
Call Number: F SPARKS
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD
Summary: A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.

#5: The Bazaar of Bad Dreams
Author: Stephen King
Position Last Week: 6
Weeks On List: 9
Call Number: F KING
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD, Digital eBook, Digital Audiobook
Summary: Twenty stories, some never before published.




Hardcover Nonfiction Top 5

#1: Between the World and Me
Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Position Last Week: 4
Weeks On List: 25
Call Number: 92 COATES
Format: Regular Print, Audiobook on CD
Summary: A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic's national correspondent.  Winner of the National Book Award.

#2: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates
Author: Brian Kilmeade
Position Last Week: 2
Weeks On List: 9
Call Number: 973.46092 KIL
Format: Regular Print
Summary: The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.

#3: Killing Reagan
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 15
Call Number: 973.92 ORE
Format: Regular Print, Large-Type, Audiobook on CD, Digital eBook
Summary: The host of "The O'Reilly Factor' recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Reagan in 1981.

#4: Humans of New York: Stories
Author: Brandon Stanton
Position Last Week: 3
Weeks On List: 12
Call Number: Not Housed
Summary: Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book "Humans of New York."

#5: Binge
Author: Tyler Oakley
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 7
Call Number: 818.602 OAK
Format: Regular Print
Summary: Personal essays from the LGBTQ YouTube personality.

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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