Here are the best sellers for the week that ended Saturday, Dec.10, compiled from data from independent and chain bookstores, book wholesalers and independent distributors nationwide.

(Reprinted from Publishers Weekly, published by Cahners Publishing Co., a division of Reed Elsevier, USA. (c) 2005 by Reed Elsevier, USA)


1. S Is for Silence. Sue Grafton. Putnam, $26.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

2. Mary, Mary. James Patterson. Little, Brown, $27.95

Last Week: 1; Weeks on List: 4

3. At First Sight. Nicholas Sparks. Warner, $24.95

Last Week: 2; Weeks on List: 8

4. Light from Heaven. Jan Karon. Viking, $26.95

Last Week: 3; Weeks on List: 5

5. Forever Odd. Dean Koontz. Bantam, $27

Last Week: 5; Weeks on List: 2

6. Amazing Peace. Maya Angelou. Random House, $9.95

Last Week: -; Weeks on List: 1

7. The Da Vinci Code. Dan Brown. Doubleday, $24.95

Last Week: 10; Weeks on List: 141

8. The Lighthouse. P.D. James. Knopf, $25.95