"Keeper of the Crows" is the top Sunbury bestseller for October

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released the bestsellers list for October, 2015. Kyle Alexander Romine took the top spot with his horror thriller “The Keeper of the Crows.” Darla Henry’s “3-5-7 Model Workbook” was the top nonfiction title in the #2 spot.

SUNBURY PRESS – Bestsellers for October, 2015 (by Revenue)
Rank Last Month Title Author Category
1 NEW The Keeper of the Crows Kyle Alexander Romines Thriller Fiction
2 The 3-5-7 Model Workbook Darla Henry Counseling
3 22 The Bronze Dagger Marie Sontag YA Fiction
4 The Bipolar Millionaire and the Operation John E Wade II Memoir
5 7 The Alabaster Jar Marie Sontag YA Fiction
6 4 Capital Murder Chris Papst Investigation
7 Rising Hope Marie Sontag YA Fiction
8 8 The Segregated Georgia School for the Deaf Ron Knorr & Clemmie Whatley History
9 The Lurking Man Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
10 NEW Blue Lines Up In Arms James Craig Atchison Detective Fiction
11 15 The Wolf of Britannia Part I Jess Steven Hughes Historical Fiction
12 NEW The Devil Tree II: The Calling Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
13 28 Jesus the Phoenician Karim El Koussa Religious History
14 16 The B Team Alan Mindell Sports Fiction
15 The Devil’s Grasp Brian Koscienski & Chris Pisano Fantasy Fiction
16 The Sinful Man Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
17 A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California Gold Rush Lawrence Knorr History
18 2 The 3-5-7 Model Darla Henry Counseling
19 Solomon Screech Owl Goes to the Galapagos Beth Lancione & Kathy Haney Childrens
20 Solomon Screech Owl’s First Flight Beth Lancione & Kathy Haney Childrens
21 18 Winter of the Metal People Dennis Herrick Historical Fiction
22 30 Pit Bulls Anthony Julian History
23 NEW White River Monster Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
24 Freemasons at Gettysburg Sheldon Munn History
25 29 Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last Mike Campbell History
26 The Cursed Man Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
27 The Devil Tree Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
28 Forts, Forests, and Flintlocks John Moore History
29 The View from Four Foot Two Judi Markowitz Medical Memoir
30 20 That Night at Surigao Ernie Marshall History

tkotc_fcSunbury Press had a record October, topping October 2014 by 32%. Year-to-date sales are up 83% year-over-year.

Kyle Alexander Romine’s “The Keeper of the Crows” started strong out of the gate thanks to seasonal interest and author activities. Darla Henry’s “The 3-5-7 Model Workbook” placed due to orders for conferences in Canada. The 3-5-7 guidebook was also on the list at #18  John E Wade II’s “The Bipolar Millionaire” returned the charts at #4 thanks to interest in New Orleans. Marie Sontag’s three YA fiction titles “The Bronze Dagger,” “The Alabaster Jar,” and “Rising Hope” were at 5, 7, & 9 on the chart due to invetory purchases for author appearances. Chris Papst’s “Capital Murder” held at #6 as the author appeared on numerous radio programs nationwide. “The Segregated Georgia School for he Deaf,” by professors Ron Knorr and Clemmie Whatley of Mercer University, clung to #8, and continues to sell steadily in Dixie. Keith Rommel nabbed 6 of the top 30 spots with “The Lurking Man” (9), “The Devil Tree II: The Calling” (12), “The Sinful Man” (16), “White River Monster” (23), “The Cursed Man” (26), and “The Devil Tree” (27) primarily due to author appearances at conventions. James Craig Atchison rounded out the top 10 with his debut novel “Blue Lines Up In Arms.” Jess Steven Hughes’ novel “The Wolf of Britannia Part I” moved up to #11 due to author appearances in Washington and Oregon. “Jesus the Phoenician,” Kareem El Koussa’s controversial history of the Son of God, rose to #13 as his US tour ebbed. Alan Mindell’s horse racing novel “The B Team” (#14) perservered thanks to continued interest in the author’s new website and blog and his appearance schedule. Brian Koscienski’s and Chris Pisano’s “The Devil’s Grasp” returned to the chart at #15 due to author appearances at conventions. Lawrence Knorr’s “A Pennsylvania Mennonite and the California Gold Rush” (#17) made another appearance on the chart thanks to large orders from the Golden State. Beth Lancione’s two Solomon Screech Owl books “Galapagos” (#19) and “First Flight” (#20) returned to the chart thanks to planned appearances by her son.  Dennis Herrick’s “Winter of the Metal People” held at #21 due to his appearance schedule in New Mexico. Anthony Julian’s “Pit Bulls” continued its streak on the chart at #22. “Freemasons at Gettysburg” by Sheldon Munn seized #24 thanks to orders from gift shops in and around Gettysburg. Mike Campbell’s “Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last” took #25 as interest continues in the lost aviatrix. “Forts, Forests, and Flintlocks,” the most recent volume in John L. Moore’s “Frontier Pennsylvania” series was #28 thanks to regional sales. Judi Markowitz’s medical memoir about her daughter, “The View from Four Foot Two,” returned to the chart at #29. Ernie Marshall’s account of the last conflict between battleships, That Night at Surigao, was #30, thanks to author activity.

The company released eight new titles during the month of October.

SUNBURY PRESS – New Releases for October, 2015
Lady Moguls William A Cook Baseball History
White River Monster (combined) Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
The Devil Tree II: The Calling Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
The Keeper of the Crows Kyle Alexander Romines Thriller Fiction
Blue Lines Up In Arms James Craig Atchison Detective Fiction
The Politics of Prevailing William Miller Education
The Penns’ Manor of Spread Eagle and the Grist Mills of the Mahantongo Valley Steve E Troutman History

For a list of Sunbury’s best-sellers, please see the Sunbury Press web site:
http://www.sunburypressstore.com/BESTSELLERS_c3.htm
For a complete list of recent and upcoming releases, please see:
http://www.sunburypressstore.com/COMING-SOON_c47.htm

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