Lemoyne, PA – Sunbury Press, Inc. has released its bestseller list for the year 2010. Sales, year over year, have quintupled. The company released 38 new books during the year, and signed 23 new authors. The History category performed best, notching 4 of the top 6 spots, and 5 of the top 10. Five new releases are slated for this January.
Prohibition’s Prince: The Bizarre Life of America’s Millionaire Moonshiner, a recently released biography by Guy Graybill about Prince Farrington, a famous bootlegger from the early 20th century, was the company’s best-selling book for the year, followed by the company’s top-selling book all-time – Chris Femwick’s the 100th human – a metaphysical tale about the ‘end of days’ of the Mayan calendar, December 21, 2012.
Guy Graybill, the author of Prohibition’s Prince, was named Author of the Year for 2010 by Sunbury Press. The book was by far and away the bestselling book for the trade publisher based in Lemoyne, on the west shore of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Author and historian Guy Graybill presents the entertaining tale of one of America’s most prolific moonshiners and bootleggers, Prince David Farrington, who plied his trade through the early to mid 20th century. Graybill follows Farrington from his roots in Guilford County, North Carolina to Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, detailing the decades of illicit activity along the way. Farrington amassed a large fortune. His exploits remain legendary to this day. Relive the rollicking life of Prohibition’s Prince, as Graybill presents numerous tales, legends, testimonials, news accounts, and still locations. This volume includes 44 pages of vintage photographs and is indexed.
Prohibition’s Prince: The Bizarre Life of America’s Millionaire Moonshiner
Black & White on White paper
BISAC: History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic
Chris Fenwick won Fiction Author of the Year for 2010 for her novel The 100th Human, which continued to sell well in its fourth year since issue. At one point in recent years, the novel led all others in the visionary fiction category on Amazon.
December 2012 – The final day of the 5000 year old Mayan calendar nears. The world is in turmoil – as wars and international tensions continue. People everywhere seem lost in the complications of day to day struggles – poverty – misfortune – anger and greed. A small team of scientists have uncovered a riddle concerning this “End of Days”. As they reveal the symbolic meaning of the riddle, their serendipitous mission is discovered by the Ancient Fraternity of the Veni Victus – determined to thwart such revelations. These two powers – of good and evil – converge. Only the spirits of the ancients know the outcome. The 100th Human is a spiritual quest delving deeply into matters of physics, metaphysics, evolution and the human condition. Join Jack, Apu and Alana as they race against time searching for those who can assist in revealing the mystery of the ancient symbols – before time literally runs out.
The 100th Human
- Paperback: 350 pages
- Publisher: Sunbury Press, Inc.; 1 edition (June 7, 2006)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0976092557
- ISBN-13: 978-0976092551
- Product Dimensions: 1 x 5.2 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
Black & White on White paper
BISAC: Fiction / Horror
|SUNBURY PRESS – Bestsellers for 2010 (by Revenue)|
|1||Prohibition’s Prince||Guy Graybill||History / Biography|
|2||Art by Ione: Recent Works by Ione Citrin||Baron Wertheimer||Art|
|3||The Trevorton, Mahanoy, and Susquehanna Railroad||Steve Troutman||History|
|4||The Relations of Isaac F. Stiely: Minister of the Mahantongo Valley||Lawrence Knorr||History / Biography|
|5||REAL Life Drawing: My Eye on Washington, D.C.||Mary Gallagher Stout||Art|
|6||The 100th Human||Chris Fenwick||Visionary Fiction|
|7||The German and Welsh Origins of the Charles and Lottie Fetterolf Family||Steve Troutman||History / Biography|
|8||The Descendants of Johann Peter Klinger and Catharina Steinbruch||Max Klinger||History / Biography|
|9||Letters from Bill||Gloria O’Donnell||History / Biography|
|10||Tulpehocken Trail Traces||Steve Troutman||History|
Following are the top sellers by category:
History / Genealogy – “Prohibition’s Prince” by Guy Graybill
Fiction / Poetry – “the 100th Human” by Chris Fenwick
Children’s – “The Mouse with the Broken Tail” by Dan Shutters
The Arts – “Art by Ione” by Ione Citrin
Self-Help – “A Young Adult’s Guide to Safety in the Digital Age” by Jeff Sechler