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Can Book Blogs Sell Books? An Experiment
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sheila DeChantal Jun 26, 2009.

Looking for Authors to Participate in Saturdays in the Nook
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Amber Stults Jan 17, 2009.

Buy Books for the Holidays Campaign!
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About Me:
I work all day with adults who don't read well and don't like books, so I take my passion to my blog!

I blog at:
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http://thefriendlybooknook.com
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At 9:32pm on March 18, 2013,
Author
Jay Siva
said…
Hi, I came across your blog, and I thought you would be the perfect person to contact.

My name is Jay Siva, the founder of EZBuyButton.com, an easy 'buy book' widget for authors. I'm contacting you today because I think you and your readers would love to know about the EZBuyButton widget I've created.

It is the most advanced 'buy now' widget for selling books. I make it free for authors and publishers, worldwide, to quickly and easily create and use our EZBuyButton widget to place on their website or blog to immediately increase the sales of their books, especially if their books are listed for sale in more than one retail store. I made it super easy, with just a few clicks they just copy & paste a piece of code onto their website/blog, and they're done.

The widget allows website visitors to select which device they'd like to use to read the author's book, and then select their preferred retail store that they'd like to purchase the book from. It also geolocates the visitor's location and will send the visitor to the correct country specific retail store so that they can buy the author's book. The widget is also fully customizable, and the author will have access to detailed real-time statistics of the use of their widget.

I would like to invite you to visit my website, and try out the EZBuyButton widget. I hope you find that my widget will be useful to you and your readers, including all the authors, literary agents, and publishers you're in contact with.

My website is http://www.ezbuybutton.com.

If you have any questions, I'd be happy to answer them for you. Thank you for your time.

kindest regards,
Jay Siva
At 5:11pm on September 18, 2010, Brian Goldman said…
Hi Amy, would you please look at http://bookblogs.ning.com/group/childrensbooks/forum/topics/looking-for-bloggers-to-host

Do you write children’s books reviews and interesting things in the children’s world of books? If so, Story Time For Me is a really cool kids website for animated storybooks.

If you have kids 8 or under I would be happy to give you some free books as well to try out.

Brian
At 5:40pm on November 29, 2009, Bernice McFadden said…


Dear Book Lover:

I am the national bestselling author of six critically acclaimed novels and have twice been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction.

On Jan 9th, 2010 my debut novel, SUGAR will celebrate its 10th anniversary and in order to commemorate this milestone I am campaigning to sell 10,000 copies between now and that date.

“Bernice L. McFadden's first novel begins with the brief, poetic description of a crime so startling that the reader is helplessly drawn in, as if a bright red door stood ajar on a bleak and forbidding house. Pearl Taylor's daughter, Jude, has been found murdered and mutilated near a field at the edge of town. "The murder had white man written all over it," writes McFadden. "But no one would say it above a whisper. It was 1940. It was Bigelow, Arkansas. It was a black child. Need any more be said?" In the years that follow, Pearl catches sight of Jude in so many strangers that when Sugar Lacey comes to town and sets up her unwholesome "business" in the house next door, she doesn't know whether to believe what she sees in Sugar's face: a striking similarity to Jude, dead 15 years. In her sedate but supple prose--rising at times to a light, unforced lyricism in the description of landscape or character--the author perfectly renders the closed and protective society of a small Southern town, the superstitions, gossip, and prying.”

I’m asking that you purchase a copy of SUGAR for yourself, a friend or family member. And if you could help spread the word by blogging, twittering ad Face-booking my campaign, it would mean the world to me.


Peace & Light,

Bernice L. McFadden
At 1:23pm on October 8, 2009, Janice Beley, Arsenal Pulp Press said…
Hi Amy,

We are distributed in the US by Consortium/Perseus. I went to the book bloggers panel at BEA this past year and I follow you on twitter. I would love if you would review our books. Best,
Janice
At 12:39am on July 30, 2009, Esme said…
I just finished Trail of Crumbs last night and loved it.
At 3:19pm on July 24, 2009, Sam Moffie said…
Hey Amy:

Would like to send you my third novel No Mad for your reviewing pleasures. You can check my books out at www.samsstories.com.

best,

Sam
At 10:24am on May 2, 2009, Vasilly said…
Ha ha ha! I didn't have a babysitter so I couldn't go. Hopefully I can go next year.
At 11:03am on March 6, 2009, Chris Tusa said…
Hi Amy,

My name is Chris Tusa, and I'm a writer from New Orleans. I am writing because my debut novel, Dirty Little Angels, is now available, and I was hoping you might be willing to mention it on your blog (or review it). If you're interested, I'd be glad to send you an e-book version of the book. Just let me know. I've included a summary of the novel below:

Dirty Little Angels
Set in the slums of New Orleans, among clusters of crack houses and abandoned buildings, Dirty Little Angels is the story of sixteen year old Hailey Trosclair. When the Trosclair family suffers a string of financial hardships and a miscarriage, Hailey finds herself looking to God to save her family. When her prayers go unanswered, Hailey puts her faith in Moses Watkins, a failed preacher and ex-con. Fascinated by Moses's lopsided view of religion, Hailey, and her brother Cyrus, begin spending time down at an abandoned bank that Moses plans to convert into a drive-through church. Gradually, though, Moses's twisted religious beliefs become increasingly more violent, and Hailey and Cyrus soon find themselves trapped in a world of danger and fear from which there may be no escape.

If you'd like to read the first chapter before you commit, feel free to visit my web site:

http://christophertusa.com/blog/?page_id=894

Thanks so much,
Chris

___________________________
Christopher Tusa
http://www.christophertusa.com
mail@christophertusa.com
At 8:02am on February 23, 2009, Kelly said…
I'm the slowest friend accepter in the world. (I don't think that's a word, though!) I've really been enjoying both of the blogs you post at. Thanks for the invite!
At 12:57pm on January 23, 2009, Beth Fish said…
We're "friended" now! Good idea.
 
 
 

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