Publishers Weekly's list of national bestsellers powered by Nielsen BookScan for the week ending Nov. 18.




1. THE LAST MAN, by Vince Flynn (Atria)

2. MERRY CHRISTMAS, ALEX CROSS, by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

3. THE RACKETEER, by John Grisham (Doubleday)

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4. POSEIDON'S ARROW, by Clive Cussler (Putnam)

5. FLIGHT BEHAVIOR, by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

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

7. GONE GIRL, by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

8. SWEET TOOTH, by Ian McEwan (Doubleday/Talese)

9. THE PANTHER, by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central)

10. THE SINS OF THE MOTHER, by Danielle Steel (Delacorte)




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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 (Guinness World Records)

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

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6. HOW TO CREATE A MIND, by Ray Kurzweil (Viking)

7. MY YEAR IN MEALS, by Rachael Ray (Atria)

8. HELP, THANKS, WOW, by Anne Lamott (Riverhead)

9. I DECLARE, by Joel Osteen (FaithWords)

10. THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE, by Nate Silver (Penguin)




1. THE PERFECT HOPE, by Nora Roberts (Berkley)

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

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

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

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

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

7. LIFE OF PI, by Yann Martel (Mariner)

8. TEAM OF RIVALS, by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)

9. LONE WOLF, by Jodi Picoult (Atria/Emily Bestler)



10. THE INNOCENT, by David Baldacci (Grand Central)