PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

The Associated Press
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HARDCOVER FICTION

1. “The Sentinel” by Child/Child (Delacorte)

2. “A Time for Mercy” by John Grisham (Doubleday)

3. “The Return” by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central Publishing)

4. “Three Women Disappear” by Patterson/Serafin (Little, Brown)

5. “Truly, Madly, Deeply” by Karen Kingsbury (Atria)

6. “The Noel Letters” by Richard Paul Evans (Gallery)

7. “The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop” by Fannie Flagg (Random House)

8. “The Book of Two Ways” by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine)

9. “The Evening and the Morning” by Ken Follett (Viking)

10. “The Searcher” by Tana French (Viking)

11. “The Cold Millions” by Jess Walter (Harper)

12. “Leave the World Behind” by Rumaan Alam (Ecco)

13. “The Invisible Life of Addie Larue” by V.E. Schwab (Tor)

14. “Shakeup” by Stuart Woods( G.P. Putnam's Sons)

15. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

1. “Greenlights” by Matthew McConaughey (Crown)

2. “Modern Comfort Food” by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

3. “A Republic Under Assault” by Tom Fitton (Threshold)

4. “Untamed” by Glennon Doyle (Dial Press)

5. “Make Life Beautiful” by McGee/McGee (Harper Horizon)

6. “Caste” by Isabel Wilkerson (Random House)

7. “Guinness World Records 2021” (Guinness World Records)

8. “Killing Crazy Horse” by O’Reilly/Dugard (Holt)

9. “Made for Living” by Amber Lewis (Clarkson Potter)

10. “Dungeons & Dragons: Heroes' Feast” by Kyle Newman (Ten Speed Press)

11. “One Vote Away” by Ted Cruz (Regnery)

12. “The Home Edit Life” by Shearer/Teplin (Clarkson Potter)

13. “Hallmark Channel: Countdown to Christmas” by Caroline McKenzie (Hearst Home)

14. “Blackout” by Candace Owens (Threshold)

15. “Didn’t See That Coming” by Rachel Hollis (Dey Street)

MASS MARKET PAPERBACKS

1. “Spy” by Danielle Steel (Dell)

2. “The Night Fire” by Michael Connelly (Grand Central Publishing)

3. “My Last Duchess” by Eloisa James (Avon)

4. “A MacCallister Christmas” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

5. “Criss Cross” by James Patterson (Grand Central Publishing)

6. “The Gift of Love” by Debbie Macomber (Mira)

7. “A Mrs. Miracle Christmas” by Debbie Macomber (Ballantine)

8. “The Museum of Desire” by Jonathan Kellerman (Ballantine)

9. “Tom Clancy: Code of Honor” by Marc Cameron (Berkeley)

10. “The Devil's Boneyard” by William W. Johnstone (Pinnacle)

11. “Final Option” by Cussler/Morrison (G.P. Putnam's Sons)

12. “Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry” by Mary Higgins Clark (Pocket)

13. “The Last Widow” by Karin Slaughter (William Morrow)

14. “The Christmas Backup Plan” by Lori Wilde (Avon)

15. “An Amish Holiday Family” by Jo Ann Brown (Love Inspired)

TRADE PAPERBACKS

1. “The 19th Christmas” by Patterson/Paetro (Grand Central Publishing)

2. “Walk the Wire” by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

3. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing)

4. “Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Search Omnibus” by Yang/Gurihiru (Dark Horse)

5. “Burnout” by Nagoski/Nagoski (Ballantine)

6. “Comfort & Joy” by Kristin Hannah (Ballantine)

7. “Milk Bar: Kids Only” by Christina Tosi (Clarkson Potter)

8. “Earth's Last Empire” by John Hagee (Worthy)

9. “The Institute” by Stephen King (Gallery)

10. “Cilka’s Journey” by Heather Morris (Griffin)

11. “The Step-by-Step Instant Pot Cookbook” by Jeffrey Eisner (Voracious )

12. “This Tender Land” by William Ken Krueger (Atria)

13. “Burn After Writing” (pink) by Sharon Jones (TarcherPerigee)

14. “The Forgotten Daughter” by Joanna Goodman (Harper)

15. “Rand McNally 2021 Large Scale Road Atlas” (Rand McNally)