Goodbye, Tootsie is Here!
It’s been a long road, baby!
I’m bleary-eyed and sleep-derived but also dang happy to announce that Goodbye, Tootsie–the sequel to my 2014 romantic mystery, It Had to Be You–has gone live at Amazon and will soon be available under the Kindle Unlimited program.
If you’re so inclined, you can give it some Amazon love by:
→ Checking out the sample pages at U.S. Amazon HERE. (Every love-tap on that book link is appreciated!); or
→ Tweeting the book page… New! #Mystery & romance in #1920s Manhattan! GOODBYE TOOTSIE @DelynnRoyer #romanticmystery getBook.at/20SMYS
Plans to release at other ebook retailers—iTunes, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo—are in the works for Fall, 2015.
It Had to Be You: All Grown Up! (And Going on its First Summer Book Tour Vacation)
Where does the time go? It’s hard to believe It Had to Be You is already over a year old. To celebrate, we’re doing a $25 Amazon gift card giveaway and sending it on its own Mid-Summer Book Tour Vacation.
Its overnight bag is all packed and it’s ready to go for a book tour hosted by Beck Valley Books from July 6th to July 10th. Below is the itinerary, and the Book Tour Page is HERE.
- Monday 6th July – Miki’s Hope
- Tuesday 7th July – Life as Leels
- Wednesday 8th July – Book Babble
- Thursday 9th July – A Soccer Mom’s Book Blog
- Friday 10th July – I Create Purty Thangs
Don’t forget to enter the rafflecopter $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!
Appreciation for Book Bloggers
If you’ve ever written a book or a movie review, you know firsthand that it takes time and thought to dash off even a thumbnail review if you want it to be useful and of good quality. An hour, maybe?
What about an in-depth review for a book or movie review blog? More than an hour? Easily. (If I count writing, editing, hyperlinking, and layout, it takes me about half a work day to do a blog post.) Oh, and don’t forget to add the time to actually read the book or watch the movie.
In today’s online book market, reviews are important to authors for sales and to readers for making buying decisions. Yet, most book bloggers receive no compensation for their reviews beyond review copies of books. That’s what’s called a Labor of Love, and it’s appreciated.
If you have time, please consider popping by to visit Beck Valley Books and the other sites hosting It Had to Be You on its first summer book tour vacation. 🙂
Best Surprise of the Week
Speaking of book bloggers, eagle-eyed Ava Quinn, the chucklemeister behind Tongue in Cheek blog, tweeted me last week that my first book–A Touch of Camelot—was reviewed at Dear Author.
Gah! What a cool surprise! (Truly, this tweet came at a time when I’d just birthed Goodbye, Tootsie, and I still resembled the Bride of Frankenstein–little sleep, bad hair, blurred vision from staring at the Kindle previewer for, uh, like, days. ) I believe the pic above accurately captures the expression on my face when I read Ava’s message… whaaat?)
My favorite line from Jayne S’s review?
“As a western rom com, ‘A Touch of Camelot’ hit the spot for me…” I’ll take it. 🙂 (Read the full review here.)
And so, what’s new with you? Have you gone on any summer vacations? Any excursions coming up? Did you have any fun surprises lately?
Thanks for visiting, and have a great week! 🙂
It Had to Be You – Cover Art used by arrangement with Harlequin Enterprises Limited ® and ™ are trademarks owned by Harlequin Enterprises Limited or its affiliated companies, used under license.
Goodbye, Tootsie cover art design by Fiona Jayde Media. Learn more About Fiona here.
Goodbye, Tootsie Custom Photo Shoot and Cover Model Image from RomanceNovelCovers.com
By Trailer screenshot, from DVD Bride of Frankenstein, Universal 2004 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rYD3-pIF9jQ) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
A Touch of Camelot cover art design by Hot Damn Designs