The books in the table below represent the top 100 bestselling Christian books of 2010. It is based on unit sales for the twelve months ending December 31, 2010.
Archive for Christian Publishing
It’s been almost two years since I posted the list of Top Ten U.S. Book Publishers. While the data these lists are based on are not perfect, we do believe they represent the best data currently available. These lists are based on revenues for the twelve months ending December 31, 2009. We created these lists from a proprietary database we have assembled at Thomas Nelson. It is based on various point-of-sale systems from multiple sales channels.
Though we are not attending ICRS this year, evidently this year’s rumor is about Thomas Nelson. Supposedly, we are being sold or have already been sold. I hate to spoil anyone’s fun, but this is patently false. We are not being shopped or in discussions with potential buyers. As the company’s CEO, I should know.
In the article, she cited our conversation: Michael Hyatt, chief executive of Thomas Nelson, one of the country’s largest religious publishers, said the category did not have a top-selling book like ‘The Purpose Driven Life’ by Rick Warren or the ‘Left Behind’ series last year. … While there’s a greater interest than ever-before, the absolute numbers are astonishingly small—just 0.47 percent (compare total U.S. book sales in 2008 of $24.3 billion to electronic book sales for the same period of $113 million.)
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I can’t remember a single time when there have been more Christian books on the New York Times bestseller lists . … Rosenberg (Tyndale), #13 on the Hardcover Fiction list Mistaken Identity by Don and Susie Van Ryn and Newell , Colleen and Whitney Cerak, with Mark Tabb (Howard), #1 on the Hardcover Nonfiction list The Reason for God by Timothy Keller (Dutton), #13 the Hardcover Nonfiction list 90 Minutes in Heaven by Don Piper with Cecil Murphey (Revell), #8 on the Paperback Nonfiction list.