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Home > Special Features > Zane Grey and the Bestseller Lists



Zane Grey
and the Bestseller Lists



by Mark Hagner, ZGWS


Mark Hagner, a ZGWS member, found these listings showing Fiction Best Sellers. He provides the listing for every year that a Zane Grey novel made the list.



1 9 1 5
F I C T I O N

1. The Turmoil, Booth Tarkington
2. A Far Country, Winston Churchill
3. Michael O'Halloran, Gene Stratton Porter
4. Pollyanna Grows Up, Eleanor H. Porter
5. K, Mary Roberts Rinehart
6. Jaffery, William J. Locke
7. Felix O'Day, F. Hopkinson Smith
8. The Harbor, Ernest Poole
9. The Lone Star Ranger, Zane Grey
10. Angela's Business, Henry Sydnor Harrison

1 9 1 7
F I C T I O N

1. Mr. Britling Sees It Through, H. G. Wells
2. The Light in the Clearing, Irving Bacheller
3. The Red Planet, William J. Locke
4. The Road to Understanding, Eleanor H. Porter
5. Wildfire, Zane Grey
6. Christine, Alice Cholmondeley
7. In the Wilderness, Robert S. Hichens
8. His Family, Ernest Poole
9. The Definite Object, Jeffrey Farnol
10. The Hundredth Chance, Ethel M. Dell

1 9 1 8
F I C T I O N

1. The U. P. Trail, Zane Grey
2. The Tree of Heaven, May Sinclair
3. The Amazing Interlude, Mary Roberts Rinehart
4. Dere Mable, Edward Streeter
5. Oh, Money! Money!, Eleanor H. Porter
6. Greatheart, Ethel M. Dell
7. The Major, Ralph Connor
8. The Pawns Count, E. Phillips Oppenheim
9. A Daughter of the Land, Gene Stratton Porter
10. Sonia, Stephen McKenna

1 9 1 9
F I C T I O N

1. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, V. Blasco Ibanez
2. The Arrow of Gold, Joseph Conrad
3. The Desert of Wheat, Zane Grey
4. Dangerous Days, Mary Roberts Rinehart
5. The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land, Ralph Connor
6. The Re-Creation of Brian Kent, Harold Bell Wright
7. Dawn, Gene Stratton Porter
8. The Tin Soldier, Temple Bailey
9. Christopher and Columbus, "Elizabeth"
10. In Secret, Robert W. Chambers

1 9 2 0
F I C T I O N

1. The Man of the Forest, Zane Grey
2. Kindred of the Dust, Peter B. Kyne
3. The Re-Creation of Brian Kent, Harold Bell Wright
4. The River's End, James Oliver Curwood
5. A Man for the Ages, Irving Bacheller
6. Mary-Marie, Eleanor H. Porter
7. The Portygee, Joseph C. Lincoln
8. The Great Impersonation, E. Phillips Oppenheim
9. The Lamp in the Desert, Ethel M. Dell
10. Harriet and the Piper, Kathleen Norris

1 9 2 1
F I C T I O N

1. Main Street, Sinclair Lewis
2. The Brimming Cup, Dorothy Canfield
3. The Mysterious Rider, Zane Grey
4. The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton
5. The Valley of Silent Men, James Oliver Curwood
6. The Sheik, Edith M. Hull
7. A Poor Wise Man, Mary Roberts Rinehart
8. Her Father's Daughter, Gene Stratton Porter
9. The Sisters-in-Law, Gertrude Atherton
10. The Kingdom Round the Corner, Coningsby Dawson

1 9 2 2
F I C T I O N

1. If Winter Comes, A.S.M. Hutchinson
2. The Sheik, Edith M. Hull
3. Gentle Julia, Booth Tarkington
4. The Head of the House of Coombe, Frances Hodgson Burnett
5. Simon Called Peter, Robert Keable
6. The Breaking Point, Mary Roberts Rinehart
7. This Freedom, A.S.M. Hutchinson
8. Maria Chapdelaine, Louis Hémon
9. To the Last Man, Zane Grey
10. Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis (tie)
10. Helen of the Old House, Harold Bell Wright (tie)

1 9 2 3
F I C T I O N

1. Black Oxen, Gertrude Atherton
2. His Children's Children, Arthur Train
3. The Enchanted April, "Elizabeth"
4. Babbitt, Sinclair Lewis
5. The Dim Lantern, Temple Bailey
6. This Freedom, A.S.M. Hutchinson
7. The Mine with the Iron Door, Harold Bell Wright
8. The Wanderer of the Wasteland, Zane Grey
9. The Sea-Hawk, Rafael Sabatini
10. The Breaking Point, Mary Roberts Rinehart

1 9 2 4
F I C T I O N

1. So Big, Edna Ferber
2. The Plastic Age, Percy Marks
3. The Little French Girl, Anne Douglas Sedgwick
4. The Heirs Apparent, Philip Gibbs
5. A Gentleman of Courage, James Oliver Curwood
6. The Call of the Canyon, Zane Grey
7. The Midlander, Booth Tarkington
8. The Coast of Folly, Coningsby Dawson
9. Mistress Wilding, Rafael Sabatini
10. The Homemaker, Dorothy Canfield Fisher




ZGWS would like to thank member Mark Hagner for contributing his research to this site..




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