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6 Common Myths About Book Reviews

By Dana Lynn Smith* Book reviews are a powerful promotional tool, but there are some misconceptions about how to obtain them. Here are some common myths about getting book reviews. Myth #1 - Book reviews are just for new books. Myth #2 - No one will review a self-published book. Myth #3 - Book reviews are just for books being sold to bookstores and libraries. Myth #4 - You can't get reviews for ebooks. Myth #5 - No one pays attention to the reviews in online bookstores. Myth #6 – It's not worth the effort of pursing reviews. Read the complete articles. Enlightening! *Dana Lynn Smith, The Savvy Book Marketer, helps authors and indie publishers learn how to sell more books through her how-to guides, blog, newsletter, and private coaching. Get her free Top Book Marketing Tips ebook , visit her blog , follow on Twitter , and connect on Facebook .

Final Day - Free eBook Promotion from Spring Leaf Books June 26 - 28, 2012 #Kindle #eBook #freebook

Free Book Promotion - Amazon Kindle - Deadlier Than The Male

Free eBook Promotion from Spring Leaf Books June 26 - 28, 2012 #Kindle #eBook #freebook

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Spring Leaf Books has announced that the ebook edition of 'Deadlier Than The Male' by Fred Maddox is free on Amazon from June 26 to 28, 2012. If you haven't picked up any of Fred Maddox's publications yet, this is a great opportunity to try one of them for free. The Plot: Peter Milton promised himself he would never again live in poverty, as he had done as a child. That promise became an obsession so great, it took over his life. He robs and cheats to climb the social ladder, riding roughshod over anyone who gets in his way. He warms his way into the affections of the managing director’s only daughter. His mission is achieved and he sets about climbing the social ladder using deviousness and underhand dealings. He is about to realise his goal, but an ex-girlfriend appears and threatens to throw a spanner in the works. He is in for the shock of his life. Once again he has failed to appreciate the cunning of the fairer sex? Spring Leaf Books... Amazon Kindle - Dead

A Grief Unobserved - a review by the Child Bereavement Charity

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Helping parents and carers with early childhood bereavement. The Review " This book charts the journey of a woman, through her childhood, into adolescence and finally adulthood after being bereaved by the death of her mother when very young.  Her early life is described as “a childhood of silence”, surrounded by adults who never talked about her mother’s death or offered any explanation as to what happened. The book describes the resultant emotional scars which this girl carried with her into adult life and the therapeutic process she embarked on to try to deal with them. It illustrates well the importance of adults being honest with young children when someone dies and the resultant damage to a child’s ability to make some sense of what has happened if an explanation is not given. A Grief Unobserved would be a helpful read for anyone who works with bereaved adults. It offers some insight into how childhood grief that is ignored can result in an adulthood blighted by th

Book Savvy Spotlight on Andrew D Malloy

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Bringing you exclusive interviews with authors featured in the Book Savvy Newsletter. Our Guest is Andrew D Malloy * Enjoy the interview. Q1. Can you tell us a little about yourself and your book 'Bible John'? I'm a father of four living in Central Scotland. I run a couple of businesses and due to my busy lifestyle, I often find it hard to find the time to sit down and write. Worse, I'm a real procrastinator! Maybe I'll tell you about it tomorrow! Seriously, businessman by day and father all of the time leaves little opportunity to get the creative juices flowing. Pity we have to sleep sometimes! The novel,' Bible John - Closure', is actually a sequel to my first book, Frantic! which was earlier released through another publisher. Ninety five percent fiction - serial killer Bible John did actually exist in the late 1960s - the book features the life and times of the detectives of Strathclyde Police Force and their struggle to catch a killer following h

Final Day - Free eBook Promotion from Spring Leaf Books June 19 - 21, 2012 #Kindle #eBook

'To Know the Road' Free eBook Promotion

Free eBook Promotion from Spring Leaf Books June 19 - 21, 2012 #Kindle #eBook

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Spring Leaf Books has announced that the ebook edition of 'To Know the Road' by Annie Coyle Martin is free on Amazon from June 19 to 21, 2012. If you haven't picked up any of Annie Coyle Martin's publications yet, this is a great opportunity to try one of them for free. A chance meeting with a handsome stranger sets Victoria on a heart breaking path of conflict involving family, tradition and religion. To Know the Road is the story of an impulsive Protestant girl in Ireland who falls in love with a Catholic boy and her struggle to survive and rebuild her life when she is cast out by her family. The story is set in the war years when, like smoke drifting from Europe the war affected Ireland. Caught between the Irish Catholic Protestant hostilities, will Victoria and Donny ever find happiness? Spring Leaf Books... Amazon Kindle - To Know the Road   "A heart stopping movie between the covers" - - The Globe and Mail “A sweeping heart-tugging wartime l