1. ROGUE LAWYER, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) Attorney Sebastian Rudd is a "lone gunman" who hates injustice and the system and defends unpopular clients.
2. 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.
3. TOM CLANCY: COMMANDER IN CHIEF, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam) President Jack Ryan detects a pattern in outbreaks of violence around the world that point to the Russian president, but he must unite the Western allies before he can take action. Clancy died in 2013.
4. THE BAZAAR OF BAD DREAMS, by Stephen King. (Scribner) Twenty stories, some never before published.
5. THE GUILTY, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) Government hit man Will Robie investigates murder charges against his estranged father in their Mississippi hometown. (x)
6. SEE ME, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) A couple in love are threatened by secrets from the past.
7. 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.
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 MAGIC STRINGS OF FRANKIE PRESTO, by Mitch Albom. (Harper) A mystical tale of a guitar genius' journey through 20th-century music.
10. THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, by Paula Hawkins. (Riverhead) A psychological thriller set in the environs of London.
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 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. 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.
5. DESTINY AND POWER, by Jon Meacham. (Random House) A biography of George H.W. Bush.
6. WHY NOT ME?, by Mindy Kaling. (Crown Archetype) More personal essays from the comedian and actress.
7. BOYS IN THE TREES, by Carly Simon. (Flatiron) A memoir by the singer.
8. WHAT IF?, by Randall Munroe. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Scientific (but often humorous) answers to hypothetical questions, based in part on the author's website, xkcd.com.
9. HUMANS OF NEW YORK, by Brandon Stanton. (St. Martin's) Four hundred color photos of New Yorkers.
10. THE WITCHES, by Stacy Schiff. (Little, Brown) An account of the Salem witch trials of 1692.
Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous
1. 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.
2. THE LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC OF TIDYING UP, by Marie Kondo. (Ten Speed) A guide to decluttering by discarding your expendable objects all at once and taking charge of your space.
3. 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?"
4. THE FOOD LAB, by J. Kenji López-Alt. (Norton) Understanding the science of cooking can help you prepare better everyday dishes at home. Includes hundreds of recipes.
5. 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.
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Dec. 5. 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.