1. Night School, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) Jack Reacher becomes involved in an investigation with elite agents from the FBI and CIA.

2. The Whistler, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the Mob and Indian casinos.

3. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Detective Harry Bosch helps a small police department track a serial rapist, while as a P.I. he aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.

4. Two by Two, by Nicholas Sparks. (Grand Central) A man who became a single father when his marriage and business collapsed learns to take a chance on a new love.

5. The Chemist, by Stephenie Meyer. (Little, Brown) A specialist in chemically controlled torture, on the run from her former employers, takes on one last job — pursuing a man with whom she joins forces.

6. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine) A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.

7. This Was a Man, by Jeffrey Archer. (St. Martin's) Final installment of the Clifton Chronicles.

8. The Award, by Danielle Steel. (Delacorte) A Frenchwoman who worked with the Resistance but was accused of collaboration finally has her name cleared. (x)

9. Vince Flynn: Order to Kill, by Kyle Mills. (Emily Bestler/Atria) Flynn's character, CIA operative Mitch Rapp, uncovers a dangerous Russian plot. Flynn died in 2013.

10. Escape Clause, by John Sandford. (Putnam) Virgil Flowers of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension must deal with the theft of tigers from the local zoo.


1. Killing the Rising Sun, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard. (Holt) "The O'Reilly Factor" host recounts the final years of World War II.

2. The Magnolia Story, by Chip Gaines and Joanna Gaines with Mark Dagostino. (W Publishing/Thomas Nelson) The lives of the couple who star in the HGTV show "Fixer Upper."

3. Hillbilly Elegy, by J.D. Vance. (HarperCollins) A Yale Law School graduate looks at the struggles of America's white working class through his own childhood in the Rust Belt.

4. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen. (Simon & Schuster) The singer-songwriter's autobiography.

5. Shaken, by Tim Tebow with A.J. Gregory. (Waterbrook) The Heisman Trophy winner writes about overcoming obstacles.

6. Hamilton: The Revolution, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter. (Grand Central/Melcher Media) The libretto of the award-winning musical, with backstage photos, a production history and cast interviews.

7. The Book of Joy, by the Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu with Douglas Abrams. (Avery) A discussion between two spiritual leaders about how to find joy in the face of suffering.

8. Upstream, by Mary Oliver. (Penguin Press) The poet's essays, many close observations of the natural world.

9. The Hidden Life of Trees, by Peter Wohlleben. (Greystone) A forester presents research on the way trees interact with one another.

10. A Perfect Union of Contrary Things, by Maynard James Keenan and Sarah Jensen. (Backbeat) A biography of the lead singer and songwriter of alternative metal group Tool. (b)

Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous

1. Cooking for Jeffrey, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter) A collection of recipes for dishes the Barefoot Contessa makes for her husband.

2. Medical Medium: Life-Changing Foods, by Anthony William. (Hay House) Advice about 50 foods, the symptoms and conditions they can help relieve or heal, and their emotional and spiritual benefits; includes recipes. (b)

3. Appetites, by Anthony Bourdain with Laurie Woolever. (Ecco/HarperCollins) More recipes and commentary from the globe-trotting TV personality and former chef.

4. You Are a Badass, by Jen Sincero. (Running Press) Tips for the doubtful and self-effacing on roaring ahead through life, delivered with stories, insights and exercises.

5. The Truth About Cancer, by Ty M. Bollinger. (Hay House) Alternative treatments and the cancer-related "politics" of the medical and pharmaceutical industries. (b)

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Nov. 12. 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.