SEEN This Week 6/4/12

This week’s book, event, and author news:

Here’s a date for your diary if you live in Northern Ireland: the Belfast Books Festival have invited Gerry McCullough to read and give a talk at the Whiterock Library in Belfast June 11, 6.00PM.

How To Find A Job: When There Are No Jobs, 2012 Edition: A Necessary Job Search Book & Career Planning Guide For Surviving And Prospering In Today’s Hyper Competitive Job Market by Paul Rega has beat the iconic book What Color is Your Parachute to become the #1 Job Hunting and Resume Book in the US.

One of the best paranormal mysteries around has been reduced to .99. Get your copy of The Gifts by Linda Prather.

Theo Knell’s new book A Hell for Heroes is now available to pre-order on Waterstones, Amazon.com, and Amazon.UK.

Rhayne Riskae of Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews gave Countermeasure by Chris Almeida its True Gem award.

All authors are welcome to come blog on theAuthor Blog Challenge. It’s a marvelous opportunity to join other authors and blog.

Andrew Grey discussed his latest release on All Male Romance.

Shasta Summer by Tee Tyson ranked in the Top 90 on free Kindle in the US, and #451 in the UK this past week.

Jeanette Audino Hornby is sharing an excerpt from her novel Where The Heart Is It is based on a true story and her character, Navid, is based on her friend Robert, who passed away.

Be sure to check out Sea of Trees, the debut novel by James Russell.

Are you a natural medium as opposed to man taught – or think you might be? These books by Lorraine Holloway-White could be for you.

Stop by for a look at the new Kings of Kindle blog. Some good books have already been featured.

Hannah Warren is seeking writing talent for a short story party. Click here to read additional details and how you can participate.

The one and only fabulous Mari Carr had a brand new release on the market May 29. Come by and get your copy of Because It’s True from Samhain Publishing

My News for the Week:

The Cruiserweight had the following rankings May 30 on Amazon:

#24 in Kindle Store / Kindle eBooks / Nonfiction /Sports / Individual Sports / Wrestling
#62 in Books / Sports and Outdoors / Individual Sports / Wrestling

BIG surge in sales for Cougars and Studs: I received a copy of numbers from the publisher for sales ending the week of May 26, 2012. Read more details at this link.

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

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