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Congratulations go out to Granger Smith.

Granger’s book, Like a River, a reflection on the passing of his son River and how his life has changed since, topped Amazon’s bestsellers list in the Christian books genre and reached number-two on Publishers Weekly‘s Religious non-fiction list. Despite its outstanding first week sales, Like a River did not make the New York Times bestsellers list.

Well, all lists except one: The New York Times. That’s okay! I certainly don’t need any list to justify my story or River’s. However…here’s the thing— it was brought to my attention that based on sales numbers, it’s a bit surprising to be excluded…

Fans are sharing the resounding support online.