Thank You

dancing in the window

Releasing a book is unsettling, and I don’t believe that ever changes. Essentially it’s delivering your heart and soul to everyone in the world—not knowing what will happen, not knowing a damn thing, actually.

Thankfully from sunup to sundown on Tuesday I was comforted by you lovelies. Some of you already bought NOLA FRAN EVIE. Some of you did that AND shared the heck out of my book in social media land.

I was truly overwhelmed by the congrats, woohoo’s, yippee’s, hooray’s, yay’s, and woo’s gracing the comment section of the release post that day. The buzz on Twitter and Facebook made me smile my tushie off.

Wow, you guys…THANK YOU.

It was brought to my attention that I was ranking awesomely on Amazon.

I didn’t believe it, because it’s just little ol’ me after all. But there NOLA FRAN EVIE was all day, kickin’ it with the top 100 of Amazon’s Bestsellers in the Sports category.

It was very neat.

Yesterday I managed to get through a long day at work with my book release hangover. My cat editing team was pretty tuckered out…

cat belly

Today life is back to normal.

Now comes the time for—fingers crossed—some reviews. A new reader commented on my release post…

“For those who have read this book and enjoyed it – do the author a huge favor and please take a moment to post a review on Amazon! (no we’re not related!) Reviews mean a lot!”

Um, I couldn’t have said it better myself.

Let’s face it, we all read reviews before we purchase anything these days, right? As you all know, I am a little indie author who depends on you guys—my shining community—to spread the good word. A few minutes of your time to leave one would be magnanimously appreciated.

That brings me to NOLA FRAN EVIE on Goodreads! Click right here, loves.

For my Goodreaders out there, be a doll and make sure to add the book to your “currently-reading” or “to-read” lists when you have a sec. I wanted to share NOLA FRAN EVIE’s first bit of praise from a current reader on Goodreads…

“I’m meeting 3 distinct women that share a common past life. I’m looking forward to see which ‘girl’ I’m going to bond with. Too soon to tell. It is definitely not too soon to know how well Britt writes. I like her words a lot. Fine job Britt!!”

Nola Fran Evie Cover Large

 

And if you haven’t scooped up your copy on Amazon yet, I’ll leave you with a shout-out from a dear friend of mine to see if that persuades you a bit.

“Hey! Do you like to read? Do ya like to read cool books written by rad humans?! PERFECT! My friend Britt Skrabanek wrote a book….so go buy it! Bonus, it’s only $3.99 on Amazon! That’s cheaper than Starbucks, and oh so much better. #SupportIndieAuthors”

AMAZON

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AMAZON UK

Thanks a bunch, sweet friends! Hope your weeks are filled with beauty, sunshine, and awesomeness! Much love…Britt.

28 thoughts on “Thank You

  1. Carrie Rubin says:

    It’s on my Kindle, ready and waiting! (Like so many others. Sigh. So many books, so little time…) But I’m thrilled you had such a great release day. I know how difficult it is waiting for those first reviews. It’s tough not to keep checking Amazon. But they’ll come, and I’m sure they’ll be good. 🙂

    • Britt Skrabanek says:

      Tell me about it! Seneca is up next for me…FINALLY! A field trip to Powell’s Books distracted me a month ago and I ended up reading The Great Gatsby and now another Ian McEwan gem, Enduring Love. So many books, so little time.

      Yeah, I’m trying to keep from looking at everything but it’s tough! : )

      • Carrie Rubin says:

        I’m working my way through JK Rowling’s latest. It’s really good, but I’ve got so much going on, I haven’t been able to get through it as quickly as I’d like. Then I have another Indie I’m behind getting to, and then I hope to move yours up the list to after that. I enjoyed Beneath the Satin Gloves so am eager to get to your new one. 🙂

      • Carrie Rubin says:

        I was walking on the treadmill tonight, but I couldn’t nicely prop up my hard copy of JK Rowling’s book, so I propped up my iPad and started reading Nola, Fran, Evie on my Kindle app. Loving it so far! I especially love Fran–she’s so feisty. The interaction between the three women is so much fun. Well done!

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