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Eric Metaxas' '7 Men' debuts on ECPA best-sellers list Print Email
Written by Eric Tiansay   
Friday, 03 May 2013 08:52 AM America/New_York

7Men-WebEric Metaxas' 7 Men: And the Secret of Their Greatness (Thomas Nelson) debuted at No. 8 on the General best-sellers from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA), tracking sales for the week ending April 27, according to Pubtrack Christian data. The book was to be released April 30.

The Top 20 General best-sellers were: 1. Jesus Calling, Sarah Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 2. Heaven Is for Real, Todd Burpo (Thomas Nelson); 3. Daily Wisdom for Women, Jewell Johnson (Barbour Publishing); 4. Jesus Calling, Young, women's edition (Thomas Nelson); 5. Daily Devotions for Women(Barbour Publishing);6. Jesus Calling, Young, large print deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 7. The Life You've Always Wanted, John Ortberg (Zondervan); 8. 7 Men, hardcover; 9. Jesus Calling, Young, deluxe (Thomas Nelson); 10. The Harbinger, Jonathan Cahn (FrontLine/Charisma House Book Group); 11. The 5 Love Languages, Gary Chapman (Northfield Publishing/Moody Publishers); 12. Jesus Today, Young, hardcover (Thomas Nelson); 13. To Be Told, Dan B. Allender (WaterBrook Press); 14. Journey to Joy, Josh Moody (Crossway); 15.  The Guardian, “Home to Hickory Hollow” No. 3, Beverly Lewis (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 16.  Love Does, Bob Goff (Thomas Nelson); 17. One Thousand Gifts, Ann Voskamp (Zondervan);18.Not a Fan, Kyle Idleman (Zondervan); 19. Making Good Habits, Breaking Bad Habits, Joyce Meyer (FaithWords); and20. Follow Me, David Platt (Tyndale House Publishers).

The Top 10 Fiction best-sellers were: 1. The Harbinger; 2. The Guardian; 3. Damascus Countdown, “The Twelfth Imam” No. 3, Joel C. Rosenberg (Tyndale); 4. When Jesus Wept, “The Jerusalem Chronicles” No. 1, Bodie and Brock Thoene (Zondervan); 5. The Chance, Karen Kingsbury (Howard Books); 6. Jennifer: An O'Malley Love Story, “O'Malley” No. 1, Dee Henderson, (Bethany House/Baker Publishing Group); 7. The Shack, William P. Young (Windblown Media/Hachette Book Group); 8. Home Run, Travis Thrasher (David C Cook); 9. Truth-Stained Lies, “Moonlighter” No. 1, Terri Blackstock (Zondervan); and 10. The Winnowing Season “Amish Vines and Orchards” No. 2, Cindy Woodsmall (WaterBrook Press).

The top five Bibles were: 1. The Story, NIV, deluxe, hardcover, New International Version (Zondervan); 2. NRSV Pew Bible, hardcover, red, New Revised Standard Version (Zondervan); 3.  NIV Thinline Bible, Italian Duo-Tone, chocolate (Zondervan); 4. La Historia NVI, hardcover, Nueva Version International (Zondervan); and 5. NIV New Testament with Psalms and Proverbs, Italian Duo-Tone, chocolate (Zondervan).