Familiar faces top this week's IndieReader Top 10 Indie Bestsellers list. Samantha Young's On Dublin Street climbs one position from last week to land the number one spot. Young's novel follows Jocelyn Butler as she moves to Scotland to recover from a tragic past. But will the process be helped or hindered by the arrival of her new roommate's dead sexy older brother? Only time will tell. Trivia buffs will be delighted with the release of Guinness World Records 2013, this week's number two, in which they'll find all matter of information. Finally, in the third slot, Kelly Favor's erotic novel, His Every Touch. The book, the eighth installment of Favor's For His Pleasure series, introduces Kallie Young, who enters into a sexual contract with bad boy Hunter Reardon. But as their nights grow steamier, Kallie must try to balance her own needs with Hunter's—even as she discovers something lurking in his past that may alter their relationship forever.
IndieReader's Top 10 Indie list is updated every week, using sources including Amazon, the New York Times, B&N.com and USA Today to determine what books make the cut. Check out the rest of this week's, and every week's, Indie bestsellers to see what's hot in Indie and self-publishing on their bestseller list.ow, a complete upset this week in IndieReader's bestsellers top 10 list.
And be sure to check out our writing and publishing series this week with Barbra Annino and C.M. Wendelboe.
Indie Author Christiana Miller on Overcoming Blank Screen Panic
October 10, 2012
You sit down at your computer, fingers on the keyboard, eyes on the blank screen… the very, very blank screen… and it's not getting any less blank. Suddenly, your subconscious gets intimidated, your mind freezes up and your fingers are paralyzed. You may shut your computer down and walk away from the screen that day, but when you go ...
National Book Award Finalists Announced
The National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the 2012 National Book Awards earlier today. Among those singled out for praise are literary darlings Junot Diaz
and Dave Eggers, career Lyndon B. Johnson biographer Robert A. Caro and late New York Times
foreign correspondent Anthony Shadid.
Below, the fiction and nonfiction finalists for this year's prize. Find out ...
C.M. Wendelboe: The Acclaimed Debut Novelist on 'How I Did It'
October 4, 2012
“Once upon a time…” I hitched a ride on the pumpkin to publication—in the proverbial Cinderella kind of way. Let me show you my glass slipper for proof.
For more than a quarter-century, I subsidized the U.S. Post Office as my stories went out and rejections came home. I sat back in my recliner of resentment and took stock ...