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Young's 'Cross Roads' debuts on General best-sellers list Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Monday, 26 November 2012 09:51 AM America/New_York

William P. Young's Cross Roads (FaithWords) debuted at No. 20 on the General best-sellers from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), tracking sales for the week ending Nov. 17, according to Pubtrack Christian data. Young's follow-up to his Christian publishing sensation, The Shack (Windblown Media/Hachette Book Group) was released Nov. 13.

The Top 20 General best-sellers were: 1. Jesus Calling, Sarah Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 2. I Declare, Joel Osteen (FaithWords); 3. Jesus Calling, Young, large print deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 4. Selections From One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan); 5. The Harbinger, Jonathan Cahn (FrontLine/Charisma House Book Group); 6. Jesus Today, Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 7. Praying God's Word, Beth Moore (B&H Books); 8. Love Does, Bob Goff (Thomas Nelson); 9. Heaven Is for Real, Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson); 10. The Bridge, Karen Kingsbury (Howard Books); 11. Jesus Calling, Young, deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 12. Bonhoeffer, Eric Metaxas (Thomas Nelson); 13. Same Kind of Different as Me, Ron Hall, Denver Moore (Thomas Nelson); 14. Just Walk Across the Room, Bill Hybels (Zondervan); 15. Grace, Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson); 16. Abundant Life Day Book, Nancy Guthrie (Tyndale House Publisher); 17. Multiply, Francis Chan, Mark Beuving (David C Cook); 18. One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan); 19. The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Northfield Publishing); and 20. Cross Roads.

The Top 10 Fiction best-sellers were: 1. The Harbinger; 2. The Bridge; 3. Cross Roads; 4. A Wreath of Snow, Liz Curtis Higgs (WaterBrook Press); 5. Full Disclosure, Dee Henderson (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 6. The Bridesmaid, "Home to Hickory Hollow" No. 2, Beverly Lewis (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 7. The Christmas Pony, Melody Carlson (Revell/Baker Publishing Group); 8. Coming Home, Karen Kingsbury (Zondervan); 9. The Sanctuary, Ted Dekker (Center Street); and 10. The Shack.

The top five Bibles were: 1. The Story, NIV, deluxe, hardcover, New International Version (Zondervan); 2. NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible, hardcover, New Living Translation (Tyndale); 3. NIV Adventure Bible, hardcover, New International Version (Zonderkidz); 4. NLT One Year Bible, softcover (Tyndale); and 5. NIV Adventure Bible, Italian Duo-Tone, chocolate/hot pink (Zonderkidz).