Monday, November 12, 2012

5:41 tops Amazon Joplin Tornado book rankings

5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado by John Hacker and me tops the Amazon rankings for Joplin Tornado books, though our other book, Spirit of Hope is toward the bottom of the list. The results are listed below:

1. 5:41: Stories from the Joplin Tornado- Randy Turner and John Hacker, 95,123
2. When the Sirens Were Silent-  Mike Smith, 192,635
3. Singing Over Me- Danielle Stammer 224,252
4. Joplin 5:41, Kansas City Star, 328,102
5. When the Storm Passes- Julie Jett, 690,945
6. 32 Minutes in May, Joplin Globe, 774,232
7. 5:22: Stories of Survival, Stories of Faith, Scott Hettinger, 946,184
8. Miracle of the Human Spirit, Mark Rohr, 1,006,748
9. Spirit of Hope, Randy Turner and John Hacker 1,249,033
10. Joplin Tornado House of Hope, 2,236,137
11. EF5 at 5:35- Kathryn Sandlin, 2,695,803


Anonymous said...


What do the rankings mean? Is this how many copies of the book have sold?

Randy said...

I wish. This is based on Amazon sales and is out of about 10 million books. The higher rankings indicate more sales within the last several days.