SEEN This Week 8/8/11

As we wind into the final month of summer, the release of new books for fall reading isn’t far away. Quite a few authors had news to report this past week.

Catherine Chisnall conducted her first interview about Ragnar last week.

Dr. Doug Bremner (The Goose That Laid the Golden Egg) posted a fascinating article Why Do Americans Take So Many Prescription Drugs?

The Bringer by Samantha Towle was the August 2 Kindle Book Review’s Pick of the Day.

Beyond Nostalgia by Thomas J. Winton was featured this past week as a “Great Read” on Digital Books Today

Monica Brinkman passed this information along to give anyone interested time to prepare. All Things That Matter Press owners will be listening to your five-minute pitch for your book. (ATTMP also publishes poetry.) Show airs on August 16.

Janice Donnelly appeared August 2 on The Gerry Anderson Show, Radio Ulster. Her segment is about ten minutes into the program.

The next book in Poppet’s Heresy series was released August 4

My news for the week:

I received word on August 3 that I’d been nominated as a CNN Hero

The Cruiserweight remained on the Kindle Store Top 100 Individual Sports – Wrestling best seller list on

Fifty received over 1,000 widget views on BookBuzzr on August 3.

The Cruiserweight is now available to German fans on

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