SEEN This Week 2/13/12

People who are sharing the literary love this Valentine’s Week:

Saint Peter Killed God by KJ Kron was featured February 7 on Daily Cheap Reads.

Brenda Jackson’s Private Arrangements became the first Kimani title to make USA Today Books Top 50 bestsellers.

Here’s a grist for the rumor mill: Amazon is reportedly planning to launch a retail store in Seattle.

Matt Hammond’s acclaimed book Milkshake made it to the number one spot as the highest rated 99 cent, 50,000+ words espionage thriller on Smashwords on February 8.

Sheila Mary Belshaw disclosed her forever-young secret on Hannah Warren’s blog February 7. Enjoy and be instructed

Cliff Ball’s newest novel, Times of Trouble, is now available in the Amazon Kindle Store.

Do you like angels? Uprising is a powerful book writing by Dawn Jayne. Check it out on Barnes and Noble.

Brian Hartman will be interviewed by Monica Brinkman on June 21, 2012.

Angie’s Diary Online Magazine now has a group on on Google Plus.

Alex Layborne paid tribute to the late Howard Hopkins by posting a final interview with Hopkins.

Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson went on sale February 7.

R.P. McCabe Official Site is a forum for the Betrayed author to share his views and insights. Click here to visit.

My News for the Week:


Thanks to all who sent birthday wishes on February 8 for my birthday. Actually, I don’t feel a year older…yet.

Fifty got off to a running start since its Kindle edition was released earlier this month. During the KDP free promotion February 9-12, Fifty ranked among the top five Kindle store books in Personal Development, and launched me among the top ranked 350 Personal Development authors.

The Cruiserweight was featured as one of three free download sports books February 8 on Free Books for Kindle as part of the KDP Select promotion.

The Cruiserweight was #1 in free downloaded wrestling books during its KDP Free Promotion on Amazon February 8-12.

The Cruiserweight ranked among Amazon USA best sellers February 5:
#39 in Kindle Store – Kindle eBooks – Nonfiction – Sports – Individual Sports – Wrestling
#93 in Books – Sports and Outdoors – Individual Sports – Wrestling

The Cruiserweight placed among the Top Five Kindle Store Wrestling Romance books February 7.

Do you have news that you’d like to see in a future column? Either post it on a related site or email lori@authorsonshow.com before the following week. Also follow me on Twitter @lacarrington1.

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