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'Be a Better Dad Today!' tops general best-sellers Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Monday, 04 June 2012 12:00 AM America/New_York

With Father's Day around the corner, Gregory Slayton's Be a Better Dad Today! (Regal Books) has reached No. 1 on the Top 20 General list from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA). The list from ECPA tracks sales for the week ending May 26, according to Pubtrack Christian data.

The remainder of the Top 20 General best-sellers are: 2. Jesus Calling, Sarah Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 3. Jesus Calling, Young, large print deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 4. Kingdom Man, Tony Evans (Tyndale House Publishers); 5. Jesus Calling, Young, deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 6. The Harbinger, Jonathan Cahn (FrontLine/Charisma House Book Group); 7. Heaven Is for Real, Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson); 8. The Necessity of an Enemy, Ron Carpenter (WaterBrook Press); 9. Crazy Love, Francis Chan (David C Cook); 10. One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan); 11. The Circle Maker, Mark Batterson (Zondervan); 12. Not a Fan, Kyle Idleman (Zondervan); 13. Spirit Rising, Jim Cymbala (Zondervan); 14. The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Northfield Publishing); 15. Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions for Kids, Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 16. Nearing Home, Billy Graham (Thomas Nelson); 17. The Resolution for Men, Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick, Randy Alcorn (B&H Books); 18. Not a Fan: Teen Edition, Kyle Idleman (Zondervan); 19. Experiencing God, Henry Blackaby (B&H Books); and 20. Battlefield of the Mind, Joyce Meyer (FaithWords).

The Top 10 Fiction best-sellers are: 1. The Harbinger; 2. Loving, "Bailey Flanigan Series," No. 4, Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan); 3. The Fiddler, Beverly Lewis (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 4. Illusion, Frank Peretti (Howard Books); 5. The Betrayal, "Precinct 11 Series," No. 2, Jerry B. Jenkins (Tyndale); 6. Downfall, "Intervention," No. 3, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan); 7. The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, Wanda E. Brunstetter (Barbour Publishing); 8. Redeeming Love, Francine Rivers (Multnomah Books); 9. The First Gardener, Denise Hildreth Jones (Tyndale); and 10. Touching the Sky, "Land of the Lone Star," No. 2, Tracie Peterson (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group).

The top five Bibles are: 1. NLT Life Recovery Bible, Personal Size, hardcover, New Living Translation (Tyndale); 2. ESV Thinline Value Edition Bible, TruTone, midnight, flame design, English Standard Version (Crossway); 3. NIV Thinline Bible, navy bonded leather, New International Version (Zondervan); 4. NIV Thinline Bible, Compact, Duo-Tone, slate/concrete (Zondervan); and 5. The Story, hardcover, New International Version (Zondervan).