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. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. (Doubleday) A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
5. Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam) Jack Ryan Jr., working for a secret organization, seeks to prevent complicated terrorist strikes set in motion by a hacker. Clancy died in 2013.
6. 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.
7. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine) A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
8. Night School, by Lee Child. (Delacorte) Jack Reacher, still in the Army, becomes involved in an investigation with elite agents from the FBI and CIA.
9. 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.
10. 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.
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 Undoing Project, by Michael Lewis. (Norton) How psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky upended assumptions about the decision-making process and invented the field of behavioral economics.
3. 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.”
4. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen. (Simon & Schuster) The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.
5. 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.
6. Settle for More, by Megyn Kelly. (Harper/HarperCollins) The Fox News anchor discusses the personal and professional challenges she has faced.
7. 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.
8. All the Gallant Men, by Donald Stratton with Ken Gire. (Morrow) An eyewitness account of the attack on Pearl Harbor, by a 94-year-old veteran.
9. Talking as Fast as I Can, by Lauren Graham. (Ballantine) Essays by the star of “Gilmore Girls” (both the original and the miniseries) and “Parenthood.”
10. Shaken, by Tim Tebow with A.J. Gregory. (Waterbrook) The Heisman Trophy winner writes about overcoming obstacles.
Advice, How-To, Miscellaneous
1. Tools of Titans, by Tim Ferriss. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co.) The tactics, routines and habits of billionaires, icons and world-class performers, by the tech investor and podcast host. (b)
2. Cooking for Jeffrey, by Ina Garten. (Clarkson Potter) A collection of recipes for dishes the Barefoot Contessa makes for her husband.
3. Appetites, by Anthony Bourdain with Laurie Woolever. (Ecco/HarperCollins) More recipes and commentary from the globe-trotting TV personality and former chef.
4. Thug Kitchen, by the staff of Thug Kitchen. (Rodale) More than 100 vegan recipes, including cornmeal waffles with strawberry syrup, from the creators of the popular, irreverent website. (b)
5. 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.
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Dec. 17. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.