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'Courting Cate' debuts on Fiction best-sellers list Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Monday, 03 December 2012 09:31 AM America/New_York

Leslie Gould's new Amish title, Courting Cate (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group), debuted at No. 7 on the Fiction best-sellers from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), tracking sales for the week ending Nov. 24, according to Pubtrack Christian data. The first book in the "Courtships of Lancaster County" series was released Nov. 12.

The Top 20 General best-sellers were: 1. Jesus Calling, Sarah Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 2. Selections From One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan); 3. Abundant Life Day Book, Nancy Guthrie (Tyndale House Publishers); 4. Not a Fan, Kyle Idleman (Zondervan); 5. Bonhoeffer, Eric Metaxas (Thomas Nelson); 6. The Purpose of Christmas, Rick Warren (Howard Books); 7. One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan); 8. Same Kind of Different as Me, Ron Hall, Denver Moore (Thomas Nelson); 9. Jesus Calling, Young, deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 10. I Declare, Joel Osteen (FaithWords); 11. Love Does, Bob Goff (Thomas Nelson); 12. Jesus Today, Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 13. Jesus Calling, Young, deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 14. The Circle Maker, Mark Batterson (Zondervan); 15. The Best of Christmas at Home, Kathy Shutt (Barbour Publishing); 16. The Harbinger, Jonathan Cahn (FrontLine/Charisma House Book Group); 17. Grace, Max Lucado (Thomas Nelson); 18. The Bridge, Karen Kingsbury (Howard Books); 19. Heaven Is for Real, Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson); and 20. Lead Me, Holy Spirit, Stormie Omartian (Harvest House Publishers).

The Top 10 Fiction best-sellers were: 1. The Harbinger; 2. The Bridge; 3. A Patchwork Christmas Collection, Judith Miller, Nancy Moser and Stephanie Grace Whitson (Barbour Publishing); 4. Cross Roads, William P. Young (FaithWords); 5. Courageous, Randy Alcorn (Tyndale House Publishers); 6. A Wreath of Snow, Liz Curtis Higgs (WaterBrook Press); 7. Courting Cate; 8. Full Disclosure, Dee Henderson (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 9. The Sanctuary, Ted Dekker (Center Street); and 10. The Christmas Pony, Melody Carlson (Revell/Baker Publishing Group).

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 Study Bible, bonded leather, black (Zondervan); 4. NIV Women's Devotional Bible, Italian Duo-Tone, raspberry (Zondervan); and 5. NLT Chronological Life Application Study Bible, leatherlike brown/green/dark teal (Tyndale).