Bestsellers: 'Gone Girl' tops list

A selection of books at BookHampton in East A selection of books at BookHampton in East Hampton. Photo Credit: Newsday photo / Ana P. Gutierrez

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Publishers Weekly's list of national bestsellers powered by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending Jan. 6, 2013.


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1. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn (Crown)


2. EMPIRE AND HONOR, by W. E. B. Griffin (Putnam)

3. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

4. THREAT VECTOR, by Tom Clancy (Putnam)

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5. CROSS ROADS, by William Paul Young (FaithWords)

6. THE FORGOTTEN, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)

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7. SHADOW WOMAN, by Linda Howard (Ballantine)

8. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

9. THE TWELVE TRIBES OF HATTIE, by Ayana Mathis (Knopf)

10. THE CASUAL VACANCY, by J. K. Rowling (Little, Brown)


1. SHRED: THE REVOLUTIONARY DIET, by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin's)

2. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt)

3. BAREFOOT CONTESSA FOOLPROOF, by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

4. I DECLARE, by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

5. THOMAS JEFFERSON: THE ART OF POWER, by Jon Meacham (Random House)

6. THE WORLD UNTIL YESTERDAY, by Jared Diamond (Viking)

7. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen (Dutton)

8. TO SELL IS HUMAN, by Daniel H. Pink (Riverhead)

9. THE 8-HOUR DIET, by David Zinczenko (Rodale)

10. 7 YEARS YOUNGER, by Good Housekeeping (Filipacchi)


1. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander (Simon & Schuster)

2. FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, by E. L. James (Vintage)

3. FIFTY SHADES DARKER, by E. L. James (Vintage)

4. FIFTY SHADES FREED, by E. L. James (Vintage)

5. PRIVATE LONDON, by James Patterson and Mark Pearson (Grand Central)

6. THE HOBBIT, OR THERE AND BACK AGAIN, by J. R. R. Tolkien (Mariner Books)

7. REFLECTED IN YOU, by Sylvia Day (Berkley)

8. SAFE HAVEN, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

9. THE PARIS WIFE, by Paula McLain (Ballantine)

10. BARED TO YOU, by Sylvia Day (Berkley)

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