Revolt is in the wind! Sunbury Press bestsellers for May 2014

revolt_fcMECHANICSBURG, Pa. — Sunbury Press has released the bestseller list for May, 2014. Terry Ray’s novel “Revolt!” led the way.

About Revolt!

Jihad arrives on American shores. The President lacks the courage to effectively confront the terrorists and would rather negotiate and capitulate than fight. The court system allows terrorists, represented by the ACLU, to use our own constitutional rights to tighten the noose around America’s neck.

It becomes clear that a terrorist victory is almost certain unless Americans are freed of a federal government that refuses to protect them and a court system that aids and abets the enemy.

When the U.S. military is unsuccessful in convincing the president to change course and engage the enemy in a state of war, the patient American people face the most fundamental question every country must answer at some moment its history – What are we willing to do to save our beloved homeland?

After much heart-wrenching discussion and debate, Americans finally decide. They must . . .  Revolt!

SUNBURY PRESS – Bestsellers for May, 2014 (by Revenue)
Rank Last Month Title Author Category
1 Revolt! Terry Ray Political Fiction
2 GXM731 Terry Ray Science Fiction
3 7 The Cursed Man Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
4 9 The Undecided Robin Donaruma YA Fiction
5 Song Poems in Search of Music Joe Farley Poetry
6 Freemasons at Gettysburg Sheldon Munn History
7 Rockabilly Rebel Mack Allen Smith Music History
8 The Bear Wendy Latty Childrens
9 6 The Closer Alan Mindell Sports Fiction
10 We’ll I’ll Be Hanged Tim Dempsey History
11 1 Keystone Tombstones V3 Farrell & Farley History
12 4 Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last Mike Campbell History
13 Fatal Snow Robert Walton Action Fiction
14 The Oxygen Factory Renee des Lauriers YA Fiction
15 Winter of the Metal People Dennis Herrick Historical Fiction
16 The Cogan Legend Robert Miller Historical Fiction
17 Hour 30 Brandon Musgrave Medical Memoir
18 The Lurking Man Keith Rommel Thriller Fiction
19 Keystone Tombstones V1 Farrell & Farley History
20 Keystone Tombstones Civil War Farrell & Farley History

tof_fcSunbury Press enjoyed the best May ever. Sales were up 17% over last year. This month we have expanded the bestseller list to 20 to account for the higher number of titles we are managing, and the upward trend in unit sales. Last month’s rankings included only 10 books, 5 of which did not make the top 20 this month.

Terry Ray’s novels, Revolt! & GXM731 were helped by author events. Keith Rommel’s The Cursed Man & The Lurking Man charted thanks to strong sales at Rocky’s Hardware and interest in The Cursed Man movie. Robin Donaruma’s The Undecided grabbed #4 thanks to bookstore orders. Joe Farley’s Song Poems in Search of Music was #5 thanks to author activity, as were Sheldon Munn’sFreemasons at Gettysburg & Mack Allen Smith’s Rockabilly RebelThe Bear, by Wendy Latty, benefitted from being the featured book in the Sunbury Store on First Friday in May. Alan Mindell’s The Closer slipped a bit due to a number of returns from bookstores. Tim Dempsey’s Well I’ll Be Hanged debuted on the chart thanks to strong sales in Nebraska. The Joes, Farrell & Farley, took three spots with three of their Keystone Tombstones volumes — I, III, and Civil War. Mike Campbell’s Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last hung on thanks to sales in Arizona. Robert Walton’s Fatal Snow returned to the rankings thanks to sales at Bob’s Bagels. Renee des Lauriers’ The Oxygen Factory debuted at #14 thanks to ecommerce sales in both print and ebook. Dennis Herrick’s Winter of the Metal People & Robert Miller’s The Cogan Legend, grabbed spots thanks to author appearances. Brandon Musgrave’s Hour 30 continues to be the top ebook, ranking #17 overall.

The company released nine new titles during the month of May:

SUNBURY PRESS – New Releases for May, 2014
A Darker Shade of Freedom C James Gilbert Historical Fiction
Sanctuary Dishonored Robin Lee Art History
Pit Bulls II Anthony Julian History
Well I’ll Be Hanged Tim Dempsey History
Song Poems in Search of Music Joe Farley Poetry
Revolt! Terry Ray Political Fiction
Dead Kill 1: The Ridge of Death Thomas Malafarina Horror Fiction
The Oxygen Factory Renee des Lauriers YA Fiction
The Lindbergh Baby Kidnapping William Cook History

For a list of Sunbury’s all-time 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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