Best-sellers


Published Dec 16, 2012 at 04:00AM / Updated Nov 19, 2013 at 12:31AM

Publishers Weekly ranks the best-sellers for week ending Dec. 8.

Hardcover fiction

1. “Threat Vector” by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. “Help, Thanks, Wow” by Anne Lamott (Riverhead)

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

9. “Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die” by Willie Nelson (William Morrow)

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

— McClatchy-Tribune News Service