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The Associated Press | December 13, 2012 03:03 PM EST | AP


Best-Selling Books Week Ended December 9th.

FICTION

1. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

2. "Threat Vector" by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney (Putnam)

3. "The Racketeer" by John Grisham (Doubleday)

4. "Notorious Nineteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

5. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown Publishing Group)

6. "Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena" by Rick Riordan (Disney-Hyperion)

7. "Merry Christmas, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

8. "The Forgotten" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

9. "The Black Box" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

10. "The Polar Express" by Chris Van Allsburg (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

NONFICTION

1. "The Elf on the Shelf" by Carol V. Aebersold, Chanda A. Bell (CCA&B)

2. "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

3. "Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust" by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter)

4. "Killing Lincoln" by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

5. "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meachum (Random House)

6. "Guinness World Records 2013" by Guiness Book Records (Guiness Book Records)

7. "Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence" by Sarah Young (Integrity Publishers)

8. "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen with Kevin Maurer (Dutton Books)

9. "LEGO Ninjago: Character Encyclopedia" by DK Publishing (DK Publishing)

10. "America Again" by Stephen Colbert (Grand Central Publishing)

FICTION E-BOOKS

1. "Threat Vector" by Tom Clancy with Mark Greaney (Penguin Group)

2. "The Edge of Never" by J.A. Redmerski (J.A. Redmerski)

3. "Private London" by James Patterson, Mark Pearson (Grand Central Publishing)

4. "The Forgotten" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

5. "The Black Box" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

6. "Wallbanger" by Alice Clayton (Alice Clayton)

7. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown Publishing Group)

8. "A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows" by Diana Gabaldon (Random House)

9. "Merry Christmas, Alex Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

10. "Notorious Nineteen: A Stephanie Plum Novel" by Janet Evanovich (Random House)

NONFICTION E-BOOKS

1. "Proof of Heaven" by Eben Alexander (Simon & Schuster)

2. "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

3. "Eat to Live" by Joel Fuhrman (Little, Brown)

4. "Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)

5. "Wheat Belly" by William Davis (Rodale)

6. "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever" by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.)

7. "The Ascent of George Washington" by John Ferling (Bloomsbury USA)

8. "Damaged" by Cathy Glass (HarperCollins)

9. "Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meachum (Random House)

10. "Heads in Beds" by Jacob Tomsky (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group)

Nielsen BookScan gathers point-of-sale book data from about 12,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation's book sales. Print-book data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers, and food stores (excluding Wal-Mart). E-book data providers include all major e-book retailers. Free e-books and those sold for less than 99 cents are excluded. The fiction and nonfiction lists in all formats include both adult and juvenile titles; the business list includes only adult titles. The combined lists track sales by title across all print and e-book formats; audio books are excluded. Refer questions to john.edwards(at)wsj.com.