Paula Deen's 'New Testament' cookbook rockets up Amazon charts

The Paula Deen racism scandal is having a serious impact on the TV chef's book sales.

In a good way.

Deen's cookbook “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up” has gone from a ranking in the 1,500s on Monday to #18 on Wednesday on the online bookseller

That is #18 among all books, not just cookbooks.

'New Testament' is also the No. 1 selling cookbook on the site's "Diet" and "Regional" cookbook lists.

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And its not even out until October.

Deen was dumped by the Food Network, Caesars Entertainment and Smithfield Brands, which makes ham, after it was revealed she admitted in a sworn deposition in May to using the N-word decades ago.

Several other companies affiliated with Deen have stood by the star.