Best-sellers


Published Dec 9, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

Publishers Weekly ranks the best-sellers for week ending Dec. 1.

Hardcover fiction

1. “The Black Box” by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

2. “Notorious Nineteen” by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

3. “Cold Days” by Jim Butcher (Roc)

4. “The Forgotten” by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

5. “The Racketeer” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

6. “Agenda 21” by Glenn Beck (Threshold)

7. “Merry Christmas, Alex Cross” by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

8. “The Last Man” by Vince Flynn (Atria)

9. “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

10. “The Casual Vacancy” by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown)

Hardcover nonfiction

1. “Killing Kennedy” by Bill O’Reilly (Henry Holt)

2. “Barefoot Contessa Foolproof” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

3. “Thomas Jefferson” by Jon Meacham (Random House)

4. “Guinness World Records” by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records)

5. “No Easy Day” by Mark Owen (Dutton)

6. “The Virgin Diet” by J. J. Virgin (Harlequin)

7. “The 4-Hour Chef” by Timothy Ferriss (New Harvest)

8. “America Again” by Stephen Colbert (Grand Central)

9. “The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook” by Deb Perelman (Knopf)

9. “I Declare” by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

— McClatchy-Tribune News Service