Congratulations Francis Bok!

What were Memphians reading in 2007? Davis-Kidd Booksellers knows. Memphis’ largest independent bookstore has released its annual list of top sellers and Francis Bok’s Escape from Slavery made number 9!

Listed below are the 25 most popular titles:

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J. K. Rowling
2. Home to Holly Springs – Jan Karon
3. Simply Salads – Jennifer Chandler
4. Eat Pray Love – Elizabeth Gilbert
5. The American Plague (hardcover & PB combined) – Molly Caldwell Crosby
6. Simple Solutions – Thomas Schmitt & Arnold Perl
7. The Legend of Quito Road – Dwight Fryer
8. The Heir – Barbara Taylor Bradford
9. Escape from Slavery – Francis Bok
10. Talent is Never Enough – John C. Maxwell
11. Somebody is Going to Die If Lily Beth Doesn’t Catch That Bouquet – Gayden Metcalfe
12. Mid-South Garden Guide – Garden Club of Memphis
13. Boom! – Tom Brokaw
14. The Dangerous Book for Boys – Conn Iggulden
15. Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen
16. A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini
17. The Secret – Rhonda Byrne
18. The Peabody: A History of the South’s Grand Hotel – Sharyn Burson
19. Playing for Pizza – John Grisham
20. Praying in Color – Sybil Macbeth
21. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter – Kim Edwards
22. The Way It Was – Victor L. Robilio, Jr.
23. Forever in Blue – Ann Brashares
24. Fancy Nancy and the Posh Puppy – Jane O’Connor
25. Heart & Soul Cookbook – Junior League of Memphis

*This list is comprised of total book sales at Davis-Kidd Booksellers in Memphis, TN from January 1 through December 31, 2007. Non-event titles special ordered in bulk quantities are not included on the list.

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