U.S. Best-selling books for Dec. 4

IndieBound.org compiles a weekly list of best-selling books from independently owned bookstores.

Fiction

1. Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver (Harper)

2. The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Harper)

3. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

4. Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese)

5. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Co.)

6. Dear Life: Stories by Alice Munro (Knopf)

7. The Racketeer by John Grisham (Doubleday)

8. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

9. The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro; B. A. Shapiro (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)

10. This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz (Riverhead Hardcover)

Nonfiction

1. Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham (Random House)

2. Help, Thanks, Wow: Three Essential Prayers by Anne Lamott (Riverhead Hardcover)

3. I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats by Francesco Marciuliano (Chronicle Books)

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

5. Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

6. America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren’t by Stephen Colbert (Grand Central Publishing)

7. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast Trail by Cheryl Strayed (Knopf)

8. The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965 by William Manchester and Paul Reid (Little, Brown & Co.)

9. Hallucinations by Oliver Sacks (Knopf)

10. The Signal & The Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-but Some Don’t by Nate Silver (Penguin Press HC)

The Wall Street Journal gathers point-of-sale book data from more than 11,000 locations across the U.S., representing about 75 percent of the nation’s book sales. Data providers include all major booksellers and Web retailers and food stores (excluding Walmart and Sam’s Club).

Fiction

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

2. Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

3. Agenda 21 by Glenn Beck and Harriet Parke (Threshold Editions)

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

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

6. The Racketeer by John Grisham (Doubleday)

7. The Last Man by Vince Flynn (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

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

9. The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling (Little, Brown & Co.)

10. Disney Bedtime Favorites by various authors (Disney Press)

Nonfiction

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

2. Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt & Co.)

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

4. The 4-Hour Chef: The Simple Path to Cooking Like a Pro, Learning Anything, and Living the Good Life by Timothy Ferriss (New Harvest)

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

6. Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Hold & Co.)

7. Guinness World Records 2013 by Guinness Book Records (Guinness Book Records)

8. No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission That Killed Osama Bin Laden by Mark Owen (Dutton Adult)

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

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

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