1. Turbo Twenty-Three, by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam) Bounty hunter Stephanie Plum juggles the investigation of a crime in an ice cream factory and the two men in her life.

2. No Man’s Land, by David Baldacci. (Grand Central) John Puller, a special agent with the Army, searches for the truth about his mother, who disappeared 30 years ago.

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

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

5. Odessa Sea, by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler. (Putnam) Trying to locate a shipwreck in the Black Sea, NUMA director Dirk Pitt encounters more than he expected.

6. 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.

7. Chaos, by Patricia Cornwell. (Morrow) In the 24th novel in this series, forensic pathologist Kay Scarpetta investigates a death that seems to have been (but wasn’t) caused by lightning. Is her old nemesis Carrie Grethen involved?

8. The Mistletoe Secret, by Richard Paul Evans. (Simon & Schuster) A man struggling with the aftermath of a divorce sets out to find the anonymous writer of a blog about loneliness and discovers more than he expected.

9. 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.

10. Catalyst, by James Luceno. (Del Rey) This novel sets the stage for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” to be released this month.


1. Settle for More, by Megyn Kelly. (Harper/HarperCollins) The Fox News anchor discusses her upbringing, why she left a successful career as a lawyer, the value of hard work, and the challenges she has faced.

2. 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.

3. Our Revolution, by Bernie Sanders. (Thomas Dunne/St. Martin’s) The Vermont senator delivers his message of social and economic justice.

4. 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.

5. Scrappy Little Nobody, by Anna Kendrick. (Touchstone) Autobiographical essays by the actress. (x)

6. 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.”

7. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah. (Spiegel & Grau) A memoir about growing up in South Africa by “The Daily Show” host, whose birth was the result of an illegal (under apartheid) relationship between a white Swiss father and a black Xhosa mother.

8. Superficial, by Andy Cohen. (Holt) The further adventures of the TV producer and personality.

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

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

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

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

4. The Five Love Languages, by Gary Chapman. (Northfield) A guide to communicating love in a way your spouse will understand.

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. 19. 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.