MECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released the bestsellers list for May for its spiritual/metaphysical imprint, ARS METAPHYSICA. First place went to “The People’s Medium” Michele Livingston with her long-time hit Messages from Beyond. She also took the second spot with her visionary Living in the Afterlife, revealing her channeling of information from the other side. Michelle Hoffer joined the top ten with her recent release of Soaring Minds Journal and Workbook, meant to help women in abusive relationships. Karim El Koussa took 4th, 5th, and 10th places with his popular well-researched alternative history of the life of Jesus Christ entitled Jesus the Phoenician, the nonfiction novel about Pythagoras the Mathemagician and his metaphysical fiction novel The Phoenician Code for which movie rights are being discussed. Anna-Karin Bjorklund’s The Dream Alchemist, as a travel memoir, slipped on the list to #6. Terry Ray’s investigation into The Worldwide Invasion of the Orange Orbs was #8. Susan Kiskis ’s new travel memoir Let Me Carry You Home recounting her recent trips to India was #9. The late John George Hohman’s Der Lange Verborgene Freund a guide to Pennsylvania Dutch Powwow moved up to #7.
|ARS METAPHYSICA – Bestsellers for May 2018 (by Revenue)|
|1||8||Messages from Beyond||Michele Livingston||Metaphysical|
|2||6||Living in the Afterlife||Michele Livingston||Metaphysical|
|3||NEW||Soaring Minds Journal & Workbook||Michelle Hoffer||Self-Help|
|4||2||Jesus the Phoenician||Karim el Koussa||Religious History|
|5||1||Pythagoras the Mathemagician||Karim el Koussa||Historical Fiction|
|6||5||The Dream Alchemist||Anna-Karin Bjorklund||Travel Memoir|
|7||9||Der Lange Verborgene Freund||John George Hohman||Folk Magic|
|8||3||The Complete Story of the Worldwide Invasion of the Orange Orbs||Terry Ray||Paranormal/UFOs|
|9||7||Let Me Carry You Home||Susan Kiskis||Travel Memoir|
|10||4||The Phoenician Code||Karim el Koussa||Metaphysical Fiction|
Livingston’s books have sold steadily throughout the US and overseas due to the subject matter and were boosted recently by author activities. El Koussa’s books continue to sell well internationally. Kiskis’ success is tied to the release activity of her book and her ongoing podcast series on the BookSpeak Network entitled Zen Up. Bjorklund was helped by author appearances in California and on Kiskis’s show. Ray’s book continues to sell well due to interest in the subject matter.