Bestsellers: J.K. Rowling rules again

British writer J.K. Rowling with her new book

British writer J.K. Rowling with her new book "The Casual Vacancy," at the Southbank Centre in London. (Sept. 27, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Publishers Weekly's list of national bestsellers powered by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending Sept. 30.

HARDCOVER -- FICTION

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

2. WINTER OF THE WORLD, by Ken Follett (Dutton)

3. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

4. THE TIME KEEPER, by Mitch Albom (Hyperion)

5. A WANTED MAN, by Lee Child (Delacorte)

6. LOW PRESSURE, by Sandra Brown (Grand Central)

7. ZOO, by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge (Little, Brown)

8. SEVERE CLEAR, by Stuart Woods (Putnam)

9. DELUSION IN DEATH, by J.D. Robb (Putnam)

10. FOUNDERS, by James Wesley Rawles (Atria)

 

HARDCOVER -- NONFICTION

1. NO EASY DAY, by Mark Owen (Dutton

2. WAGING HEAVY PEACE, by Neil Young (Blue Rider)

3. I DECLARE, by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

4. ONE LAST STRIKE, by Tony La Russa (William Morrow)

5. GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS (Guinness World Records)

6. THE FINANCIAL CRISIS AND THE FREE MARKET CURE, by John A. Allison (McGraw-Hill)

7. MUGGED, by Ann Coulter (Sentinel)

8. THE PRICE OF POLITICS, by Bob Woodward (Simon & Schuster)

9. JOSEPH ANTON, by Salman Rushdie (Random House)

10. KILLING LINCOLN, by Bill O'Reilly (Henry Holt)

 

PAPERBACKS

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

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

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

4. THE CHEW: FOOD. LIFE. FUN, by The Chew Kitchen (Hyperion)

5. GUILTY WIVES, by James Patterson and David Ellis (Grand Central)

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

7. THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER, by Stephen Chbosky (MTV Books)

8. THE BEST OF ME, by Nicholas Sparks (Grand Central)

9. BEAUTIFUL DISASTER, by Jamie McGuire (Atria)

10. ADMIRED, by Mark C. Thompson (Evolve)

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