The Power of Pearl

Two of the books that librarian Nancy Pearl recommended on NPR’s Morning Edition yesterday experienced impressive sales surges at Amazon. A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda Foreman rose to #49, from #282.

A World on Fire: Britain’s Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Amanda Foreman
Retail Price: $35.00
Hardcover: 1008 pages
Publisher: RH/Random House – (2011-06-28)
ISBN / EAN: 037550494X / 9780375504945

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The book Nancy calls “the best fantasy novel for fifth- to eighth-graders that I’ve read in a couple of years,” Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham, rose to #158 from a lowly #14,220.

Down the Mysterly River
Bill Willingham
Retail Price: $15.99
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Macmillan/Starscape – (2011-09-13)
ISBN / EAN: 0765327929 / 9780765327925

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