1. The Whistler, by John Grisham. (Doubleday) A whistleblower alerts a Florida investigator to judicial corruption involving the mob and Indian casinos.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. (Doubleday) A slave girl heads toward freedom on the network, envisioned as actual tracks and tunnels.
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 earlier.
6. Small Great Things, by Jodi Picoult. (Ballantine) A medical crisis entangles a black nurse, a white supremacist father and a white lawyer.
7. Tom Clancy True Faith and Allegiance, by Mark Greaney. (Putnam) Jack Ryan Jr. seeks to prevent complicated terrorist strikes set in motion by a hacker.
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 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. Born to Run, by Bruce Springsteen. (Simon & Schuster) The singer-songwriter’s autobiography.
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. 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.
6. Settle for More, by Megyn Kelly. (Harper/HarperCollins) The former Fox News anchor discusses the 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. Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah. (Spiegel & Grau) A memoir about growing up in South Africa by the comedian, now the host of “The Daily Show,” whose parents had an illegal (under apartheid) interracial relationship.
9. 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.
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. Tools of Titans, by Tim Ferriss. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Co.) The tactics and habits of billionaires, icons and world-class performers, by the investor and podcast host. (b)
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. Thug Kitchen, by the staff of Thug Kitchen. (Rodale) More than 100 vegan recipes from the creators of the popular, irreverent website. (b)
5. Appetites, by Anthony Bourdain with Laurie Woolever. (Ecco/HarperCollins) More recipes and commentary from the globe-trotting TV personality and former chef.
Rankings reflect sales at venues nationwide for the week ending Dec. 24. A (b) indicates that some sellers report receiving bulk orders.