Press Release: Lists of Bestsellers (September 2008)

Press Release Displays Lists of Bestselling African American Books

Los Angeles, September 22, 2008: Books of Soul ( adds lists of bestselling African American books to its website. Gathered from, the lists feature the top-selling new hardcover and paperback books by and about African Americans, including children’s books and “urban fiction” books.

The free website supports authors in promoting their new books to readers of African American fiction, nonfiction, and children’s/young adult books.

The bestseller lists identify the hot-selling books on In addition, readers can offer their comments and reviews of the best seller list as well as any other books by and about African Americans on the interactive website. Taking advantage of’s Web Service, the bestselling lists provide a more specific listing of African American books than what can be retrieved using the Advanced Search on Amazon’s web site.

“The addition of bestseller lists to gives readers, book clubs, and bookstores another opportunity to see what new books are popular,” says Eric Brasley, founder of Books of Soul. “ is one of the premier online retailers. Their web service offers a fantastic opportunity to offer content on We think readers and authors will be to find new books and to share and comment about their books.”, founded earlier in this year, continues to focus on sharing new and upcoming releases of books and other literary works about African Americans and African cultures and supporting the authors, publishers, bookstores, book clubs, and libraries who share the same interest.

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