On the peculiarity of CBA Bible best-seller lists
The author makes the point, which I have often made in the past, that the CBA lists only include "Christian retailers," which means that they completely ignore Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, etc. As I mentioned above, though, I still think that seeing a cross-section of the Bible market is valuable, even if that cross-section probably is skewed towards the conservative end of the demographic. For example, if a "liberal" translation like the CEB ends up in the top ten on the CBA list, that seems significant to me. Of course, that may also explain why the KJV always ends up so high on the list, considering its continuing popularity with ultra-conservative sects. Anyway, I found the article to be an interesting read, as well as a reminder to keep bestseller lists in perspective.
Oh, and just for fun, here's the February 2014 Bible BSL from CBA: