Best Sellers – The New York Times

December 9, 2012

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION

  1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich
  2. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci
  3. THE LAST MAN, by Vince Flynn
  4. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham
  5. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson

COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK NONFICTION

  1. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham
  3. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander
  4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  5. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer

HARDCOVER FICTION

  1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich
  2. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci
  3. AGENDA 21, by Glenn Beck with Harriet Parke
  4. THE LAST MAN, by Vince Flynn
  5. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham

HARDCOVER NONFICTION

  1. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham
  2. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  3. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  4. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer
  5. THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE, by Nate Silver

PAPERBACK TRADE FICTION

  1. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James
  2. LIFE OF PI, by Yann Martel
  3. THE PERFECT HOPE, by Nora Roberts
  4. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James
  5. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James

Paperback Mass-Market Fiction

  1. ONE SHOT, by Lee Child
  2. KILL ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson
  3. WICKED BUSINESS, by Janet Evanovich
  4. V IS FOR VENGEANCE, by Sue Grafton
  5. DOWN THE DARKEST ROAD, by Tami Hoag

Paperback Nonfiction

  1. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander
  2. TEAM OF RIVALS, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  3. HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
  4. IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS, by Erik Larson
  5. IS EVERYONE HANGING OUT WITHOUT ME?, by Mindy Kaling

E-Book Fiction

  1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich
  2. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci
  3. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham
  4. THE LAST MAN, by Vince Flynn
  5. LIFE OF PI, by Yann Martel

E-Book Nonfiction

  1. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  2. DAMAGED, by Cathy Glass
  3. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander
  4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  5. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer

Hardcover Advice & Misc.

  1. BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOLPROOF, by Ina Garten
  2. HELP, THANKS, WOW, by Anne Lamott
  3. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2013,
  4. THE 4-HOUR CHEF, by Timothy Ferriss
  5. THE SMITTEN KITCHEN COOKBOOK, by Deb Perelman

Paperback Advice & Misc.

  1. HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CAT IS PLOTTING TO KILL YOU, by Matthew Inman
  2. TO HEAVEN AND BACK, by Mary C. Neal
  3. THE CHEW, by the staff of “The Chew”
  4. THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES, by Gary Chapman
  5. THE UNTETHERED SOUL, by Michael A. Singer

Children’s Picture Books

  1. GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE, by Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld
  2. THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS, by Clement C. Moore. Various illustrators
  3. PETE THE CAT SAVES CHRISTMAS, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean
  4. LLAMA LLAMA TIME TO SHARE, by Anna Dewdney
  5. PETE THE CAT AND HIS FOUR GROOVY BUTTONS, by Eric Litwin. Illustrated by James Dean

Children’s Chapter Books

  1. LEGO NINJAGO CHARACTER ENCYCLOPEDIA, by Claire Sipi
  2. LINCOLN’S LAST DAYS, by Bill O’Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman
  3. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, by John Green
  4. THE LEGO IDEAS BOOK, by Daniel Lipkowitz
  5. “WHO COULD THAT BE AT THIS HOUR?”, by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated by Seth

Children’s Paperback Books

  1. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, by Stephen Chbosky
  2. ONE DIRECTION: DARE TO DREAM, by the members of One Direction
  3. DIVERGENT, by Veronica Roth
  4. LOOKING FOR ALASKA, by John Green
  5. MIDDLE SCHOOL, THE WORST YEARS OF MY LIFE, by James Patterson and Chris Tebbetts. Illustrated by Laura Park

Children’s Series

  1. DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney
  2. THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins
  3. HEROES OF OLYMPUS, by Rick Riordan
  4. DORK DIARIES, by Rachel Renée Russell
  5. MATCHED TRILOGY, by Ally Condie

Hardcover Graphic Books

  1. FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND, by Bill Willingham and others
  2. BUILDING STORIES, by Chris Ware
  3. TOTALLY MAD: 60 YEARS OF HUMOR, SATIRE, STUPIDITY AND STUPIDITY, by various
  4. SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, VOL. 2, by J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis
  5. AVENGERS VS. X-MEN, by various

Paperback Graphic Books

  1. THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, VOL. 2, by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard
  2. THE WALKING DEAD COMPENDIUM, by Robert Kirkman and others
  3. SCALPED, VOL. 10, by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera
  4. THE COMPLETE CALVIN AND HOBBES, by Bill Watterson
  5. GET FUZZY: THE STINKING, by Darby Conley

Manga

  1. SOULLESS, VOL. 2, by Gail Carriger
  2. ALICE IN THE COUNTRY OF CLOVER: CHESHIRE CAT WALTZ, VOL. 3, by QuinRose
  3. NARUTO, VOL. 59, by Masashi Kishimoto
  4. SPICE AND WOLF, VOL. 7, by Isuna Hasekura
  5. OMAMORI HIMARI, VOL. 9, by Milan Matra

Combined Hardcover & Paperback Fiction

  1. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich
  2. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci
  3. AGENDA 21, by Glenn Beck with Harriet Parke
  4. THE LAST MAN, by Vince Flynn
  5. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham

Combined Hardcover & Paperback Nonfiction

  1. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham
  2. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  3. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander
  4. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
  5. TEAM OF RIVALS, by Doris Kearns Goodwin
About the Best Sellers

A version of this Best Sellers report appears in the December 9, 2012 issue of The New York Times Book Review. Rankings on weekly lists reflect sales for the week ending November 24, 2012.

Best Sellers – The New York Times.

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