AP News
Posted: Dec 12, 2013 3:18 PM

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

2. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Hard Luck" by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)

3. "Command Authority" by Tom Clancy and Mark Greaney (Putnam)

4. "The Gods of Guilt" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown)

5. "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

6. "Sycamore Row" by John Grisham (Doubleday)

7. "Divergent" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

8. "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt (Little, Brown)

9. "Things That Matter" by Charles Krauthammer (Crown Forum)

10. "Allegiant" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

11. "Takedown Twenty" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)

12. "Killing Jesus" by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co.)

13. "Cross My Heart" by James Patterson (Little, Brown)

14. "Insurgent" by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books)

15. "The Hunger Games Trilogy" by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

16. "King and Maxwell" by David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing)

17. "David and Goliath" by Malcolm Gladwell (Little, Brown)

18. "George Washington's Secret Six" by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger (Sentinel)

19. "Mockingjay" by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

20. "Doctor Sleep" by Stephen King (Scribner)

21. "Miracles and Massacres" by Glenn Beck (Threshold Editions)

22. "Gabriel's Redemption" by Sylvain Reynard (Berkley)

23. "The Heroes of Olympus: The House of Hades" by Rick Riordan (Hyperion)

24. "Catching Fire" by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic)

25. "The First Phone Call fron Heaven" by Mitch Albom (Harper)

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