The team at Isaiah Labs is excited to introduce our latest research project, Top 15 Books on Isaiah on Kindle. The Top 20 Books on Isaiah: LDS Authors-Paperbook is also available.
We wanted to see who the most popular LDS authors are who write the Top 15 Books on Isaiah. We looked at Amazon, Deseret Book, and Barnes And Noble, and the only site we could find that makes their data available to allow us to determine actual rankings is Amazon.com.
The ‘Top 15 Books on Isaiah’ as of July 4, 2018:
- The top author for books specifically about Isaiah is Monte Nyman with “Great Are the Words of Isaiah.”
- Our newest author in the ranking is Terry Ball (new release on Jun 19, 2018, called “Isaiah: An LDS Perspective on the Beloved Prophet’s Message“.)
- The author with the most books (3) in the Top 15 is Avraham Gileadi with “Isaiah Decoded“, “The End from the Beginning: The Apocalyptic Vision of Isaiah with Isaiah Translation“, and “The Literary Message of Isaiah.“
- The author with the most reviews (69) is Avraham Gileadi with “Isaiah Decoded.”
- The author with the most stars (5.0) is Victor Ludlow with “Isaiah: Prophet, Seer, and Poet.”
7 Ways to Increase My Favorite Book on the ‘Top 15 Books on Isaiah’
- Do a thoughtful review of a book you purchase through Amazon.
- Review and comment on other reviews on books about Isaiah (so the whole category grows.)
- Share your favorite book through social media.
- Tell others about your favorite book.
- Share your favorite author through social media
- Tell others about your favorite author.
- Ask Deseret Book to make their purchase data available so we can publish it with Amazon!
How ‘Top 15 Books on Isaiah’ Rankings have Changed
Rankings have changed quite a bit over the last six months since January of 2018. Here are a few examples:
- “Great are the Words of Isaiah” by Monte Nyman rose from a #9 ranking of 512,485 to #1 at 148, 203.
- “Isaiah Decoded” by Avraham Gileadi fell from its #1 slot at a ranking of 101,909 to #3 at 289,172.
- “The End from the Beginning: The Apocalyptic Vision of Isaiah with Isaiah Translation” by Avraham Gileadi fell from its #2 slot at a ranking of 157,304 to #5 with 450,085.
- “Understanding Isaiah” by Jay and Don Parry fell from its #3 slot at 170,775 to #9 at 708,173.
- “The Literary Message of Isaiah” by Avraham Gileadi fell from its #4 slot at 185,358 to #10 at 824,541.
- “Isaiah Made Easier” by David Ridges rose from its #5 slot at 200,893 to #4 at 342,058 (but the entire category fell in overall purchase ranking on Amazon, hence the lower Amazon ranking.)
- “Isaiah For Airheads” by John Bytheway from #6 at 205,847 to #8 at 640,171.
- The average ranking of the Top 15 Books on Isaiah fell from 588,004 to 752,766 in the last six months. Come on everyone! Start reading (and buying!)
‘Top 15 Books on Isaiah’ Other Interesting Facts
- Honorable Mention includes “Making Isaiah Plain” by Randal Chase at 2,121,456, “Isaiah for Today” by Mark E. Peterson at 2,127,861, and “Commentaries on Isaiah in the Book of Mormon” by Douglas Bassett.
- Deseret Book is the top publisher and has 7 of the Top 15 Books on Isaiah.
- Hebraeus Foundation is the 2nd best publisher and has 3 of the Top 15 Books on Isaiah.
- Cedar Fort is the 3rd best publisher and has 2 of the Top 15 Books on Isaiah.
- The oldest book in the Top 15 Books on Isaiah is “Understanding Isaiah” by Jay and Don Parry having been published in 1998.
- The most expensive Kindle Book still selling well in the Top 15 Books on Isaiah is “Understanding Isaiah” by Jay and Don Parry for $28.49, (hint, their used hardback version was under $5 when we checked, it’s also the oldest book in the Top 15 Books on Isaiah, lots of used copies for cheap!)
- The least expensive Kindle Book selling well in the Top 15 Books on Isaiah is “Isaiah Made Easier” by David Ridges for $6.15.
How ‘Top 15 Books on Isaiah’ Works
Amazon publishes a really cool section about every book it sells called ‘Product details.’ Here are the Product details on The Book of Mormon Made Easier, Part 1 by David J. Ridges, (David is our reigning champion with books that focus on Isaiah, though we didn’t include it here in the Top 15 Books on Isaiah, because it isn’t specifically just about Isaiah. Don’t worry, we have entire other lists coming that includes Non-LDS, Book of Mormon, and Old Testament Commentaries that include Isaiah.):
- File Size: 1409 KB
- Print Length: 440 pages
- Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc (August 1, 2007)
- Publication Date: August 1, 2007
- Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
- Language: English
- ASIN: B008I42P1C
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Lending: Enabled
- Screen Reader:
- Enhanced Typesetting:
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #77,754 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
Here is the listing of The Book of Mormon Made Easier Part 1 on Amazon so you can look for yourself (hint, the bundle package with Book of Mormon Made Easier Parts 1, 2, and 3 is the best deal!):