It’s been an exciting couple days in my world, and I wanted to post a quick update.
SECRET DIARY NOT SO SECRET ANYMORE
First of all, The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet is out! It is unleashed upon the world! I am so very proud of this book, and I am glad you all can finally enjoy it. The response has been awesome so far, and I get a kick out of seeing the book out in the wild…
Ashley Clements' brother found this display in an airport bookstore.
Window display at the Simon and Schuster building in NYC
And holy crap this:
We’re in People Magazine! — (note: does that weird composite photo of Bernie and me make it look like we’re dating? We’re not. I’m happily married.)
If you spot the book out in the world take a photo and send it our way! (via tumblr, twitter, whatever.) It makes us giddy.
And if you read it, let us know what you think — post a review (good or bad) on Amazon, Goodreads or B&N.com. We love to hear from readers.
Speaking of the LBD, I’ll be attending Vidcon this weekend in Anaheim! Pemberley Digital posted a round up of where people will be when, but to sum up, here’s my itinerary:
Lizzie Bennet Diaries signing 10a-12p Friday, June 27th. Booth #5
Pemberley Digital panel 9:30a-10:30a Saturday, June 28th. Room 304
At the signing, if you haven’t gotten a copy of the book yet, there will be books available, and yes, we’ll sign the heck out of them.
And if you see me otherwise wandering the halls, come say Hi! I’ll be the one with the curly blond hair and the basketball shoved under my shirt.
OTHER INCREDIBLE UPCOMING STUFF
So, you all know that there is more happening this summer! The Game and the Governess coming July 22nd, is almost here, too!
The Game and the Governess has been getting some insanely good reviews, the latest of which is this starred one from Booklist!
Ned Granville, Earl of Ashby, is really starting to get on his friend John Turner’s nerves. John knows it is the fortuitous combination of Ned’s title and bank account that ensures there is always a steady stream of women eager to make his acquaintance. Ned, however, maintains that it is his captivating personality and infinite charm that make him a hit with the ladies, and he is more than willing to prove it. For the next two weeks, Ned will trade places with John, who will play the part of the earl while Ned poses as his secretary. If Ned can’t win the heart of a young lady within that same time period, he loses. What starts out as a simple wager turns into something much more complex when Ned sets out to woo governess Phoebe Baker only to find that the lady is surprisingly resistant to his charms. Noble’s buoyant sense of wit gracefully propels the plot of her latest Regency-set historical to its immensely entertaining and eminently satisfying conclusion.
I mean, come on. that’s pretty cool, right?
And to add to the excitement, Pocket Books is giving away 30 copies of The Game and the Governess on Goodreads! Follow the link to enter now!
And don’t forget, I’m always running a contest on my website — this month’s prize is your choice of my backlist… also worth an entry, don’tcha think?
All for now. More updates as more stuff happens.