I just received news from the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) and I’m delighted to announce that LOOKING FOR ME has been chosen as a SIBA Okra Pic. And what is an Okra Pick?
The Okra Picks are a dozen new titles chosen each season that SIBA Indie Booksellers are eager to hand-sell. These books must be southern in nature and can cover any genre, not just fiction. Each publishing season ushers in a new harvest of Okra Picks, and only SIBA booksellers can make a nomination for this award.
This is wonderful honor!
Indie bookseller nominations for the June 2013 Indie Next List—“Great Reads from Booksellers You Trust”—are in, and LOOKING FOR ME is a nominee.
Huge thanks to the booksellers across the country!
Esteemed Norwegian publisher, Gyldendal, has purchased rights to Looking for Me. They are planning to publish in the late autumn of 2013 and I am over-the-moon thrilled!
I’ve not posted very much on my blog as my life is crazy right now, but I wanted to give a quick update. It seems like each day holds a gift for me in it’s hands. I’m thrilled to announce that foreign rights to LOOKING FOR ME have sold to esteemed German publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch, and, large print rights have sold to Thorndike Press (the world’s leading publisher of large print books).
When I’m asked what my new novel “Looking for Me” is about, I want to simply open my handbag and pull out these pictures …