Power List Best-Selling Books • Spring 2015


Multi-Title Authors Find Success on Spring 2015 Edition of the Power List of Best-Selling African-American Books

May 22, 2015
New York, NY

Troy Johnson: troy@aalbc.com
Gwen Richardson: grichardson@cushcity.com

African-American authors with multiple titles are well represented on the Spring 2015 edition of the Power List of Best-Selling African-American Books. These authors have clearly developed a wide audience for their books, and a solid fan base.

The authors with multiple titles on the Spring 2015 Power List are as follows:

Walter Mosley – 3 titles

Rose Gold (#4 in hardcover fiction)
Little Green (#6 in hardcover fiction)
Debbie Doesn’t Do It Anymore (#8 in hardcover fiction)

Steve Harvey – 2 titles

Act Like A Success, Think Like A Success: Discovering Your Gift and the Way to Life’s Riches (#2 in hardcover non-fiction)
Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy and Commitment [Expanded Edition] (#5 in paperback non-fiction)

Ben Carson – 2 titles

One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future (#5 in hardcover non-fiction)
America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great (#10 in paperback non-fiction)

Ashley & Jaquavis – 2 titles

The Cartel 5 (#3 in paperback fiction)
The Cartel 4 (#7 in paperback fiction)

K’Wan – 2 titles

Animal 3: Revelations (#4 in paperback fiction)
Animal 2: The Omen (#8 in paperback fiction)

The Power List is compiled by collecting data from online book sellers, random samples on relevant Facebook pages, and a quarterly survey of 1,200 African-American book clubs. The list is usually released on the fourth Monday in the month following each calendar quarter, and is a joint project of AALBC.com and Cushcity.com.

The Spring 2015 lists may be viewed at the Power List web site: www.powerlist.info. Updates are included on the Power List Facebook and Twitter pages. For more information, contact either of the individuals listed above.


Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of AALBC.com, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, AALBC.com has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.