PRLog - Oct. 3, 2011 - CAMP HILL, Pa. -- Camp Hill, PA - "Beagle Tales", Pastor Bob Ford's humorous homespun tales about his hunting dogs, returned to the top spot overall thanks to hunting catalog sales. Chris Fenwick's visionary 2012 novel, Sunbury's all-time bestseller, "the 100th Human" led all eBooks. Carolyn Perry's "For Better, For Worse" slipped to second in eBooks. T. Anderson's recently released "MONAD 12.21.12" debuted at second overall. Nonfiction books captured seven of the top ten spots overall and five of the top ten eBooks.
"Beagle Tales" by Bob Ford
Guy Graybill's 2010 bestseller returned to the rankings in advance of Ken Burns' new documentary about Prohibition. Graybill made a TV appearance on WVIA-TV (PBS) discussing Prohibition in northeast Pennsylvania in tandem with the release of the Prohibition documentary.
The compelling date of December 21, 2012 weaves its way into two of the top selling novels this month - T. Anderson's debut of MONAD 12.21.12 - ranked 2nd overall and 4th in eBooks. Chris Fenwick's "the 100th Human", as mentioned, led all eBooks.
B. Knapke's photography compilation "Around Ground Zero" performed well at the tenth anniversary of 9/11, ranking 7th overall. Cheryl Tall's new art book "Winged Manor" debuted at #4 - a strong showing for that category.
Two war-oriented love stories debuted in the top 10: William F. Lee's "Home is a Long Time Ago (Korean / Vietnam) and Paul Argentini's "Jim: A War-Torn Love Story (Iraq).
Keith Rommel's "The Cursed Man" and Karim El Koussa's "Pythagoras the Mathemagician"
Sales year over year for the month of September were up 250%. Both eBook and print sales continued to rise. eBook sales comprised approximately 3% of overall sales, in line with industry trends.
Following are the top overall sellers by category:
History / Memoir - "For Better, For Worse: Patient in the Maelstrom" by Carolyn Perry
Fiction - "MONAD 12.21.12" by T. Anderson
Poetry - "Roadman" by Stefan May
Children's - "I Love NY Food" by Ashley Lucas
The Arts - "Winged Manor" by Cheryl Tall
Self-Help - "A Young Adult's Guide to Safety in the Digital Age" by Jeff Sechler
Religious - "Beagle Tales" by Bob Ford
Metaphysical - "Messages from Beyond" by Michele Livingston
Reference - "Micro Distilleries in the US and Canada" by David Reimer
The company released twelve new titles during the month of September:
"Gallery of Horror" (color 8x10 edition) by Thomas Malafarina
"Around Ground Zero: The 9/11 Photographs of B. Knapke" by B. Knapke
"MONAD 12.21.12" by T. Anderson
"City Havoc" by Jack Adler
"187 Victim's Revenge" by Wade Halverson
"Winged Manor" by Cheryl Tall
"Pass the Pierogies" by Mike Breslin
"The Mega-Bite Murders" by Joseph Tarone
"Jim: A War-Torn Love Story" by Paul Argentini
"Murder in the Seventh Cavalry" by Robert Broomall
"Home is a Long Time Ago" by William F. Lee
"Miranda" by J. Cedric Watkins
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