Sunday, 20 February, 2011
Bestselling Book At Amazon
What's the top-selling book at Amazon.com? It's Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy's Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back.
It's classified as non-fiction.
Heaven Is for Real is the true story of the four-year old son of a small town Nebraska pastor who during emergency surgery slips from consciousness and enters heaven. He survives and begins talking about being able to look down and see the doctor operating and his dad praying in the waiting room. The family didn't know what to believe but soon the evidence was clear.
Why would such a book be so popular? People really want to believe in this type of fairy tale. The author was on the Today show and was also featured on FOX News. TV drives book sales.