Thomas Nelson, Inc. Breaks Record on 'New York Times' Best Seller Lists
NASHVILLE -- Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world's largest Christian publisher, broke a record on the "New York Times" Best Seller lists this week with 11 different best-selling positions. This is the most the Company has ever held in a single week.
Thomas Nelson books hold more positions than all other Christian publishers combined. Real Marriage by debut authors Mark and Grace Driscoll was released on January 3 and has already achieved the No. 1 spot on the "Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous" list.
The book that has touched the hearts of readers around the world, Heaven Is For Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent, has continued to be a No. 1 "New York Times" best seller for 51 weeks and has appeared on the list for a total of 62 weeks overall.
Other Thomas Nelson titles on this week's "New York Times" Best Seller lists include Nearing Home by Billy Graham; How Do You Kill 11 Million People? by Andy Andrews; December 1941 by Craig Shirley; and the Heaven Is For Real For Kids picture book by Todd and Sonja Burpo, also a No. 1 title with 12 weeks of "Best Seller" status.
"For Thomas Nelson to hold 11 positions on 'New York Times' Best Seller lists demonstrates the impact of strategic publishing, focused effort and teamwork with our authors and retailers," Mark Schoenwald, President and CEO of Thomas Nelson stated. "Our books have consistently appeared on multiple best seller lists, both in the secular and the Christian market, but never to this extent. We are excited by these results as we work to fulfill our mission to inspire the world."
Thomas Nelson, Inc. is the world's largest Christian publisher. The Company provides multiple formats of Bibles, inspirational books and digital content, with distribution of its products in more than 100 countries. Live Event Management, Inc., a Thomas Nelson company, is the nation's leading producer of Christian live events. Thomas Nelson is headquartered in Nashville, TN. For additional information, please visit www.thomasnelsoncorporate.com.