December 1

As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto, edited by Joan Reardon (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $26; ISBN 978-0-547-41771-4). 50,000 copies.

December 7

Dead or Alive by Tom Clancy (Putnam, $28.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15723-3). 1,750,000 copies. One-day laydown.

It’s Your Time Journal by Joel Osteen (Free Press, $9.99; ISBN 978-1-4516-0989-9). 150,000 copies.

Deep Black: Death Wave by Stephen Coonts and William Keith (St. Martin’s, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-312-67113-6). 150,000 copies.

20 Under 40, edited by Deborah Treisman (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $16 paper; ISBN 978-0-374-53287-1). 50,000 copies.

Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex by Troy Denning (Ballantine/LucasBooks, $27; ISBN 978-0-345-50920-8).

December 14

Untitled: The Secrets and Science of Rapid Body Transformation by Timothy Ferriss (Crown, $27). 125,000 copies.

Make Miracles in Forty Days: Turning What You Have into What You Want by Melody Beattie (Simon & Schuster, $23; ISBN 978-1-4391-0215-2). 125,000 copies.

Great Food, All Day Long by Maya Angelou (Random House, $30; ISBN 978-1-4000-6844-9).

December 21

Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich by Laura D. Adams (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-66262-2). 75,000 copies.

There’s Cake in My Future by Kim Gruenenfelder (St. Martin’s Griffin, $14.99 paper; ISBN 978-0-312-61459-1). 75,000 copies.

by Claire Dederer (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, $25; ISBN 978-0-374-23644-1). 50,000 copies.

December 27

Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook, 4th Edition by Weight Watchers (Wiley, $29.95; ISBN 978-0-470-61451-8). 500,000 copies.

How I Planned Your Wedding by Susan Wiggs & Elizabeth Wiggs (Harlequin Nonfiction, $21.95; ISBN 978-0-373-89227-3). 150,000 copies.

The Awakening Course: The Secret to Solving All Problems by Joe Vitale (Wiley, $24.95; ISBN 978-0-470-88803-2). 75,000 copies.

December 28

The Outlaws: A Presidential Agent Novel by W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IV (Putnam, $27.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15698-4). 400,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Dead Zero: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel by Stephen Hunter (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-3865-6). 250,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Sexy Forever: How to Fight Fat After Forty by Suzanne Somers (Crown, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-307-58851-7). 200,000 copies.

In Too Deep: Book One of the Looking Glass Trilogy by Jayne Ann Krentz (Putnam, $25.95; ISBN 978-0-399-15702-8). 200,000 copies. One-day laydown.

Love for No Reason: 7 Steps to Creating a Life of Unconditional Love by Marci Shimoff (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-6502-7). 150,000 copies.

Cinch!: Conquer Cravings, Drop Pounds, and Lose Inches by Cynthia Sass (HarperOne, $25.99; ISBN 978-0-06-197464-9). 150,000 copies.

Half-Past Dawn by Richard Doetsch (Atria, $25.99; ISBN 978-1-4391-8397-7). 100,000 copies.

Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips by Ina Garten (Clarkson Potter, $35; ISBN 978-0-307-23876-4). 600,000 copies.

The Radleys: A Novel by Matt Haig (Free Press, $25; ISBN 978-1-4391-9401-0). 75,000 copies.

Naked Cruelty: A Carmine Delmonico Novel by Colleen McCullough (Simon & Schuster, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-7831-7). 75,000 copies.

Lighten Up: Love What You Have, Have What You Need, Live a Happier Life with Less by Peter Walsh (Free Press, $26; ISBN 978-1-4391-5514-1). 50,000 copies.

The Soul of Leadership: Unlocking Your Potential for Greatness by Deepak Chopra (Harmony Books, $19.99; ISBN 978-0-307-40806-8). 50,000 copies.

What the Night Knows by Dean Koontz (Bantam, $28; ISBN 978-0-553-80772-1).

December 29

Peace and Plenty by Sarah Ban Breathnach (Grand Central, $24.99; ISBN 978-0-446-56174-7). 100,000 copies.