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

2. Cross the Line, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown) Detective Alex Cross and his wife, Bree, team up to catch a killer causing chaos in Washington, D.C.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

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

7. Prince Lestat and the Realms Of Atlantis, by Anne Rice. (Knopf) Lestat learns about an ancient sea power, a legendary empire and an unworldly force.

8. The Wrong Side of Goodbye, by Michael Connelly. (Little, Brown) Detective Harry Bosch aids a billionaire in search of a possible heir.

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

10. The Whole Town's Talking, by Fannie Flagg. (Random House) A century of life in small-town Elmwood Springs, Mo.


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. Talking as Fast as I Can, by Lauren Graham. (Ballantine) Essays by the star of "The Gilmore Girls" and "Parenthood."

4. Settle for More, by Megyn Kelly. (Harper/HarperCollins) The Fox News anchor discusses the challenges she has faced.

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

6. 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.

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

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

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

10. Thank You for Being Late, by Thomas L. Friedman. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) How the accelerating pace of technology, globalization and climate change is reshaping the world, and what we can do about it.

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

3. 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.

4. The Broken Way, by Ann Voskamp. (Zondervan) How to soothe an aching heart or broken spirit through Christian faith. (b)

5. Skinnytaste Fast and Slow, by Gina Homolka with Heather K. Jones. (Clarkson Potter) Recipes, including vegetarian and gluten-free, for fast meals and for slow-cookers.

Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Dec. 3. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.