1. CROSS JUSTICE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown) 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, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam) New Jersey bounty hunter Stephanie Plum pursues a fraternity member arrested for beating up a college dean and investigates a murder.
3. ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Attorney Sebastian Rudd is a "lone gunman" who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.
4. THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) Government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown.
5. THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner) Twenty stories, some never before published.
6. SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.
7. THE MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO, by Mitch Albom. (Harper) A mystical tale of a guitar genius' journey through 20th-century music.
8. ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, by Anthony Doerr. (Scribner) The lives of a blind French girl and a gadget-obsessed German boy before and during World War II.
9. THE CROSSING, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half-brother, a defense attorney.
10. GO SET A WATCHMAN, by Harper Lee. (Harper) In the mid-1950s, a grown-up Jean Louise Finch returns home to find that her adored father is not as perfect as she believed.
1. HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin's) Photographs and interviews from the creator of the blog and the book "Humans of New York."
2. KILLING REAGAN, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) Host of "The O'Reilly Factor" recounts the events surrounding the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan in 1981.
3. THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES, by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. (Sentinel) The war against the Barbary pirates in 1801.
4. DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House) A biography of George H.W. Bush.
5. WHY NOT ME? by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.
6. BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. (Spiegel & Grau) A meditation on race in America as well as a personal story by the Atlantic's national correspondent.
7. TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley. (Ballantine) Actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.
8. BINGE, by Tyler Oakley. (Gallery Books) Personal essays from the LGBTQ YouTube personality.
9. BOYS IN THE TREES, by Carly Simon. (Flatiron) A memoir by the singer.
10. THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.
Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous
1. THING EXPLAINER, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Complicated things — cells, elevators, smartphones, nuclear reactors — are demystified with simply annotated blueprints. From the author of "What If?"
2. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) A guide to decluttering by discarding expendable objects all at once and taking charge of your space.
3. THE PIONEER WOMAN COOKS: DINNERTIME, by Ree Drummond. (Morrow/HarperCollins) Recipes for comfort-food classics, quick meals, freezer food and more from the proprietor of ThePioneerWoman.com.
4. YEAR OF YES, by Shonda Rhimes. (Simon & Schuster) A memoir from the woman behind "Grey's Anatomy" and other TV shows, who decided to face her fears instead of saying no to avoid them.
5. BIG MAGIC, by Elizabeth Gilbert. (Riverhead) How to overcome obstacles to living a creative life, one driven more strongly by curiosity than fear, from the author of "Eat, Pray, Love."
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Nov. 28. An (x) indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.