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Casting a powerful, spell over its readers High Hopes Is not a novel to rest on conventional melodrama. Lilley’s characters aren't just talking to each other, they're revealing things about themselves and in that act of discovery they feel overwhelmingly real.
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"The best book reviews are the ones that get into the mind of its author"
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There’s one truth we are loathed to admit. Book reviews no longer sell books like they used to! It‘s a bold statement that needs quantifying and of course there are exceptions, but in the main this post is aimed at the 95% of traditionally published and indie published authors who struggle to get more than a handful of reviews for their books.
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Unless you have been on a desert island for the last 10 years you can’t log on to Twitter or Facebook without finding an author tweeting about their latest book. Readers will often make purchasing decisions based upon the strength of a post and it’s rare for an author to make it into the spotlight on the strength of a book alone.
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A Highly inspirational read, A Flight Without Wings speaks directly to those who question the authenticity of anyone who has experienced a Near Death Experience seeing heaven or hell through death. For many readers, it will pose answers to the most pressing questions they may have about the meaning of life and what happens after we die.
Literary prizes will stimulate sales, but first and foremost should reward great writing.
To simply ask authors if they favour paying for professional book reviews would add little value. We wanted to dig a little deeper and find a correlation between paid book reviews and increased book sales and with an author mailing list of over 25,000 we are reasonably well placed to ask the most pertinent questions.
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Success as an author means creating the right foundations for a book to go viral. Despite a plethora of ‘guru’s’ who are happy to help authors part with their money, going viral in the real context of the word should be an aspiration, never a given, but you can load the odds in your favour.
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There is an overwhelming tendency in indie publishing for authors to follow trends and no better example than in the building and growing of powerful mailing lists. However, a surprisingly low 43% of authors rate email marketing as a major contributor to overall book sells. We look at the reasons why and identify the mistakes that can lead to lost book sales.
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A terrific page-turner, intense and powerful, For Luna proves a compelling debut novel with Abma clearly demonstrating a knack for creating vibrant and emotionally charged characters. With a labyrinthine plot and a likeable protagonist, it’s a strong beginning to what promises to be an excellent series.
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A tale told through the eyes of Sallee and the answers she solicits from Ethel, Morony delivers a masterful narrative that is beguiling, flawlessly executed and proves a fine example of New Historical Fiction. With a meticulous ear for dialogue, Morony’s diction is simply exquisite.
Introducing an exciting new voice in Paranormal Fantasy fiction, A Shift Toward Prey proves both creative and entertaining as Allison delivers a spectacular plot with faultless forward momentum. For a new author to deliver something this good in a debut is a rarity.