For the first time in the company’s history, Sourcebooks has four titles on the New York Times Bestseller List AND a USA Today Bestseller! This isn’t what happens normally to indie presses.
Author Jennifer Fosberry’s My Name Is Not Isabella returns to the New York Times Bestseller List at the #9 spot, after previously landing at the #10 spot for sales for the week ending December 26, 2010. Fosberry’s new book, My Name Is Not Alexander, debuts at #10 on the Children’s Picture Book list this week.
It’s kind of amazing for a Chicago-based independent to have 30% of the top picture books. One of their bookseller friends told the folks at Sourcebooks that "they really seem to have a feel for children’s books.” What a compliment!
And then...Bestselling UK author Jill Mansell has matched her success overseas with a double bestseller in the U.S.: Miranda’s Big Mistake has reached #12 on the New York Times eBook Bestseller List and is #86 on the USA Today Bestseller List for sales for the week ending March 26, 2011 (http://content.usatoday.com/
Some of the Sourcebooks titles we have reviewed are Beautiful Blue Eyes and 15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect with Your Kids and we look forward to reviewing many more of their great books in the future! Congrats, again, to Sourcebooks!