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FYI: Research Opportunity (for reviewers & authors)

Hey folks,My friend Rachael (author of The Bagman - my review…Continue

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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to an Amazon Review...
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...that I want to talk about here because it may prove helpful.I sent book review queries to some of Amazon's top…Continue

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How to Launch a Book... Or Not?
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So here's the thing. Obviously I'm very excited to announce that the latest Fayborn novel, The Eighth Square, begins its rolling publication process TODAY, September 25th. It'll take about two weeks…Continue

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Who's up for some informed speculation?These days, it seems like everything about books is changing - price, format, publication methods, distribution models, marketing techniques, etc. etc. -…Continue

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FYI: Research Opportunity (for reviewers & authors)

Hey folks,My friend Rachael (author of The Bagman - my review here) is doing her PhD research on self-publishing.As part of that research, she's currently conducting two surveys - one for self-published authors, and one for reviewers of self-published books.Authors: …See More
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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to an Amazon Review...

...that I want to talk about here because it may prove helpful.I sent book review queries to some of Amazon's top reviewers earlier this week, because I read somewhere that reviews from Top Reviewers are weighted more heavily in Amazon's product ranking algorithms than reviews from Normal Folks.[Upon reflection I begin to suspect that this ranking weight thing is an urban legend. Amazon determines its top reviewers based…See More
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A Funny Thing Happened On My Way to an Amazon Review...

...that I want to talk about here because it may prove helpful.I sent book review queries to some of Amazon's top reviewers earlier this week, because I read somewhere that reviews from Top Reviewers are weighted more heavily in Amazon's product ranking algorithms than reviews from Normal Folks.[Upon reflection I begin to suspect that this ranking weight thing is an urban legend. Amazon determines its top reviewers based…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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Request for Reviews - The Eighth Square (YA contemporary folklore-fantasy)

Hi Everyone! If you would like to read & review my latest novel (second in the Fayborn series), you can get it for free right now through Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/361263The first novel of the Fayborn series, Her Unwelcome Inheritance, has received great reviews (but could always use more!) and has been favorably compared to Alice in Wonderland, Narnia, American Gods, and the works of Diana Wynn Jones. In…See More
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So here's the thing. Obviously I'm very excited to announce that the latest Fayborn novel, The Eighth Square, begins its rolling publication process TODAY, September 25th. It'll take about two weeks before all the various digital & paperback editions appear at your favorite online bookseller - but that's not what's important here.What's important is FAYBORN…See More
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Scheduled for release on September 25! Dodging unwelcome encounters with the supernatural is making Petra Godfellow's freshman year very difficult.Emissaries from the imprisoned Faerie Queen are looking for her. Members of the Green Kingdom Militia watch her everywhere she goes. Worst of all, servants of James Oberon keep trying to kidnap her. All because they…See More
Sep 23, 2013

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At 12:12pm on July 6, 2014,
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Cold Coffee Press
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Please come promote your book(s) at the Café: http://coldcoffeecafe.com/

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Jericho, 

Welcome to Book Blogs. It is great to connect with you. 

I would like to offer you a author interview about your book on my blog. If you are interested please leave a message on BB or you can email me at teresa@teresamorrow.com.  You can take a look at my website at http://www.teresamorrow.com

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Hi, and welcome to Book Blogs! I'm new here, too, but I love the place already. If there's anything you want to know, feel free to ask me! (:

Anyway, I have two blogs: {This Girl Reads} and [Cover to Cover], and I'd love it if you'd check them out. I'd love to follow your blog, so leave my a link to it! 

Hope you're having a great day. (:

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Hi! Welcome to Book Blogs—if you are in the oftentimes horrific proposal / query letter process and are hunting for that elusive agent OR… if you have decided to go the ebook way…then join me at The Agent Challenge. After all, the proposal process isn’t just for agents. A proposal is your marketing strategy! Follow at…

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If you’re a fan of supernatural fiction or paranormal non-fiction then check out my memoir Saving Mary: The Possession available as an eBook on Amazon.

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I just want to welcome you to our home here in Book Blogs..! I hope you enjoy your stay in here. If there's anything you need that I could help you with, don't hesitate to contact me through pm and if you want you can also find me in twitter @hinata_47. 

 

If you have time, I hope you can visit my blog Journey with Books

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At 4:48pm on April 9, 2012,
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Welcome to Book Blogs!

I am so glad you have come to join us! It can be a bit overwhelming around here at first, Don't hesitate to ask questions- At least until you get your bearings! I am more then happy to help!

We are also looking for any one interested in being a regular contributor on our blog! Monthly, Weekly, Bi- Weekly... we are flexible! Choose whatever book you would like to review, unfortunately we do not provide the books at this time. Know someone (adult or child) or are you interested in writing book reviews or providing author interviews and other book related content for our site? Family Friendly reviews of any genre are considered! If you are interested, email me at ekfamilybooks(at)yahoo(dot)com so that I can send you a copy of our blog post template to get you started!

Have a great day!

Kelli

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At 1:46pm on April 9, 2012,
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Catalina Egan
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Hello Jack ,
Welcome to Book Blogs, I have forged many friendships here with avid readers and prolific writers. We help each other out and have a great time while we do so. Let me know if there is anything I can help you with.
Archway to Acknowledgement is a group that can increase your following on twitter if you are interested in that.
I have joined many groups that fit the topics I write about and that can help me market my debut novel and prepare me for the one I am working on now. If you get a chance please check out http://www.TheBridgeofDeaths.com a Historical, Mystery, Paranormal, Romance.
I hope you enjoy Book Blogs as much as I have,
Catalina

At 11:39am on April 9, 2012,
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J. Aleksandr Wootton
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Thanks for the words of welcome, everyone!  Nice to stumble into such a friendly bunch of folk =)

At 9:26am on April 9, 2012, Scarlett Rains said…

Welcome to Book Blogs.  You will enjoy it here.  We are a very supportive group who help one another out whenever possible.  Please, stop by my blog at http://scarlettrainssistersoftheheartsblog.blogspot.com/  and leave a comment with your blog link, Face book and Twitter links and I’ll make sure to find & follow you to help you get started.  You will find all of my links on my blog so you can do the same for me if you’d like.  :)   All the best to you.

 
 
 

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