Monday, June 09, 2008

In other news...

A few updates:

After nearly a year of crushing deadlines (me), a pinched nerve (Meadow), and madcap traveling (me), we're getting another foster dog next week! Her name is Annie (web page TBA), and if things go well, she'll be joined shortly by her "sister" Beanie. Yes, we are making up for lost time.

I have a deadline next Monday morning for Bad to the Bone, the sequel to Wicked Game. I'm putting in all-dayers between now and then, so this might be my last blog post for a week, though I do have half of one I might be able to post tomorrow if I get a few minutes tonight. Also, don't get mad if I don't return e-mails right away. Do you want another vampire book or not? (Don't answer that.)

Also, the winner of a signed copy of Nancy Haddock's La Vida Vampire is...Diana Cosby! Yay! Diana, just send your mailing address to me at jeri AT jerismithready DOT com, and I'll pass it on to Nancy. Thanks to everyone who commented and made Nancy feel at home, and also thanks for all those great ideas for vampire hobbies (taking notes).

And now my last bit of news, which was originally going to be Friday's update....

Wicked Game was #4 on Mysterious Galaxy's paperback bestseller list for the month of May!

Thanks a million to all of you who pre-ordered the book to have me sign, or came to the Birthday Bash on May 10, or who have ordered it since. I appreciate the support for the book, but even more I appreciate your support for this phenomenal independent bookseller. These people work very hard (and have a lot of fun) promoting the genres of science fiction, fantasy, and mystery. They know their stuff and deserve all the success they get.

They should still have some signed First Editions of Wicked Game at the store, so if you'd like one (or more), go order today!

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Jess just suggested I read Wicked Game, so now you're tempting me to add to Mt. TBR... the poor mountain's going to fall over, I'm adding to it so fast.

I might have to tempt fate, though...

Posted by: Blogger Susan Helene Gottfried at 6/09/2008 7:52 AM

Well, Susan, technically if you buy WICKED GAME and read it right away, it won't add to Mt. TBR at all. ;-)

Enjoy, and give my thanks and regards to Jess!

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 6/09/2008 8:36 AM

Congrats on the best-seller's list, Jeri! And congrats, too, on the new foster. :-)

Posted by: Blogger Cynthia Eden at 6/09/2008 5:04 PM

You're welcome. :)

I'm just convertin' people all over the place! (Trying, anyway. I really loved WG.)

Good luck with your deadline! And congrats on the placement!!! And I envy your fostering. I'm married to a biologist, so we don't have pets, we have research. :\

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