Friday, April 15, 2016

New York Times Bestsellers Top 5 (Week of Apr. 17)

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 Fiction & Nonfiction lists for the upcoming week.

Hardcover Fiction Top 5

#1: As Time Goes By
Author: Mary Higgins Clark
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: M CLARK
Summary: Secrets emerge when a television journalist searching for her birth mother covers the trial of the widow of a wealthy doctor.

#2: The Beast
Author: J.R. Ward
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: SF WARD
Summary: Book 14 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

#3: The Nest
Author: Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
Position Last Week: 2
Weeks On List: 3
Call Number: F SWEENEY
Summary: Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

#4: Fool Me Once
Author: Harlan Coben
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 3
Call Number: M COBEN
Summary: A retired Army helicopter pilot faces combat-related nightmares and mysteries concerning the deaths of her husband and sister.

#5: The 14th Colony
Author: Steve Berry
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: F BERRY
Summary: The covert operative Cotton Malone must thwart an agent loyal to the former Soviet Union.




Hardcover Nonfiction Top 5

#1: The Rainbow Comes and Goes
Author: Anderson Cooper
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: 070.92 COO
Summary: Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.

#2: The Sleep Revolution
Author: Arianna Huffington
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: 613.794 HUF
Summary: What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits.  By the founder of The Huffington Post.

#3: The Third Wave
Author: Steve Case
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: NOT HOUSED
Summary: In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

#4: When Breath Becomes Air
Author: Paul Kalanithi
Position Last Week: 1
Weeks On List: 13
Call Number: 92 KALANITHI
Summary: A memoir by a physician who received a diagnosis of Stage IV lung cancer at the age of 36.

#5: Becoming Grandma
Author: Lesley Stahl
Position Last Week: n/a
Weeks On List: 1
Call Number: 306.874 STA
Summary: The reporter investigates how "grandmothering" transforms a woman's life.

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

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