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USA TODAY BEST-SELLERS

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 2:20pm  ET

The Associated Press

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

2. "The Hobbit" by J.R.R. Tolkien (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

3. "Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot" by Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.)

4. "The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition" by Carol V. Aebersold, Chanda B. Bell (CCA and B)

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

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

7. "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James (Vintage)

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

9. "Threat Vector" by Tom Clancy, Mark Greaney (Putnam Adult)

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

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

12. "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn (Crown)

13. "Guinness World Records 2013" by Guinness World Records (Guinness World Records)

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

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

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

17. "Two Graves" by Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child (Grand Central Publishing)

18. "Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle" by E.L. James (Vintage)

19. "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln" by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)

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

21. "No Easy Day" by Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer (Dutton)

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

23. "Fifty Shades Freed" by E.L. James (Vintage)

24. "Fifty Shades Darker" by E.L. James (Vintage)

25. "The Last Man: A Novel" by Vince Flynn (Atria/Emily Bestler Books)

Reporting stores include: Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble.com, Barnes & Noble Inc., Barnes & Noble e-books, BooksAMillion.com, Books-A-Million, Bookland and Books & Co., Costco, Davis-Kidd Booksellers (Nashville, Memphis), Hudson Booksellers, Joseph-Beth Booksellers (Lexington, Ky.; Cincinnati, Charlotte, Cleveland, Pittsburgh), Kobo, Inc., Powell's Books (Portland, Ore.), Powells.com, R.J. Julia Booksellers (Madison, Conn.), Schuler Books & Music (Grand Rapids, Okemos, Eastwood, Alpine, Mich.), Sony Reader Store, Target, Tattered Cover Book Store (Denver).

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