Best-sellers

Published Dec 23, 2012 at 04:00AM

Publishers Weekly ranks the best-sellers for week ending Dec. 15.

Hardcover fiction

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. “Two Graves” by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (Grand Central)

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

10. “The Black Box” by Michael Connelly (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. “America Again” by Stephen Colbert (Grand Central)

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

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

8. “The Signal and the Noise” by Nate Silver (Penguin)

9. “Fifty Shades of Chicken” by F. L. Fowler (Clarkson Potter)

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

— McClatchy-Tribune News Service