January 14 , 2013
MECHANICSBURG, PA -- Sunbury Press has announced the winners of their annual book awards, dubbed the "Sunnies." Keystone Tombstones Volume One, by Joe Farrell and Joe Farley was the top selling book of the year. The Joes also grabbed the #7 spot with the 2nd volume in the series. The strong finish for the series earned the pair Sunbury Press Authors of the Year. The duo had been Sunbury Press Emerging Authors in 2011. About Keystone Tombstones Volume One: Famous Graves Found in Pennsylvania Joe Farrell and Joe Farley explore the cemeteries (and pubs) of Pennsylvania in search of interesting graves and stories about the interred. Included in this volume:
- William Law Anderson "Golf's Forgotten Legend"
- James Buchanan "Pennsylvania's Only President"
- Pearl Buck "The Good Earth"
- John Burns "The Hero of Gettysburg"
- Simon Cameron "Pennsylvania's Political Kingmaker"
- James Crowley & Harry Stuhldreher "Half the Horsemen"
- Congressman Dan Flood "Dapper Dan"
- Benjamin Franklin "The First American"
- John White Geary "An American Success Story Few Have Heard"
- Frank Gorshin "What Does It All Mean?"
- Zane Grey "Rider of the Purple Sage"
- Harry Norbert Kalas "That Ball's Outta Here!"
- Mary Jo Kopechne "What If?"
- David L. Lawrence "Pittsburgh's Renaissance Man"
- Lincoln Colored Cemetery "Gone But Not Forgotten"
- Connie Mack "The Tall Tactician"
- Jayne Mansfield "The Blonde Bombshell"
- Vance Criswell McCormick "A Harrisburg Hero"
- George Meade "The Old Snapping Turtle"
- Thomas Mifflin "A Pennsylvania Patriot"
- The Molly Maguires, Black Jack Kehoe and Franklin Gowen
- Gifford Pinchot "Pennsylvania's Forester"
- Bob Prince & Myron Cope "The Voices of Pittsburgh"
- General John Fulton Reynolds "A True American Hero"
- Frank Rizzo "The Cop That Would Be King"
- Jim Thorpe "The Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century"
- Bill Tilden "Big Bill"
- Ginne Wade "A Tragic Love Story"
- Andy Warhol "The Pope of Pop"
- Fred Waring "The Man Who Taught America How to Sing"
|SUNBURY PRESS - Bestsellers for 2012 (by Revenue)|
|1||Keystone Tombstones Volume One||Joe Farrell & Joe Farley||History / Biography|
|2||Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last||Mike Campbell||History|
|3||There is Something About Rough and Ready||Lawrence Knorr, et al||History|
|4||My Husband Has ADD||Linda Rosenbaum||Self-Help|
|5||Prohibition's Prince||Guy Graybill||History / Biography|
|6||The Amish Rebel||Preston Nuttall||Historical Fiction|
|7||Keystone Tombstones Volume Two||Joe Farrell & Joe Farley||History / Biography|
|8||A Community of Writers||Ann Elia Stewart, et al||Literary Fiction|
|9||Why Aren't You Sweet Like Me?||Carrie Nyman||Historical Fiction|
|10||Howl of a Thousand Winds||Morris Workman||Horror / Thriller|
|11||The Hidden Legacy of World War II||Carol Schultz Vento||History / Biography|
|12||The Sign of the Eagle||Jess Steven Hughes||Historical Fiction|
|13||Fireproof Moth: A Missionary in Taiwan's White Terror||Milo Thornberry||History|
|14||Hour 30||Brandon Musgrave||Medical Memoir|
|15||My Wheels Gave Me Wings||Willow Rockwell||Autobiography|
|16||Beagle Tales 2||Bob Ford||Pets / Humor|
|17||Lost in the Shadow of Fame||William Lemanksi||History / Biography|
|18||Education Behind Bars||Christopher Zoukis||Reference|
|19||The Final Charge||Charles “Ken” Godfrey||Historical Fiction|
|20||Behind Barbed Wire and High Fences||Helen Angeny||History / Memoir|
|SUNBURY PRESS – Top Titles by Category – 2012|
|Amelia Earhart: The Truth at Last||Mike Campbell||History|
|Keystone Tombstones Volume One||Joe Farrell & Joe Farley||Biography / Memoir|
|My Husband Has ADD||Linda Rosenbaum||Self-Help|
|Hour 30||Brandon Musgrave||Medical|
|Winged Manor||Cheryl Tall||Art / Music / Dance|
|Beagle Tales 2||Bob Ford||Humor|
|Education Behind Bars||Christopher Zoukis||Reference|
|A Community of Writers||Ann Elia Stewart, et al||Literary Fiction|
|The Amish Rebel||Preston Nuttall||Historical Fiction|
|The Devil's Palm||Bob Knapp||Mystery / Detective|
|Howl of a Thousand Winds||Morris Workman||Horror / Thriller|
|The Ghost of Laurelford||Margaret Meacham||YA Fiction|
|Goodnight Sammy||Amanda Brown||Childrens Fiction|