Well, this is all momentary and relatively speaking of course, but I just had to share the good news. Now, I don't check my Amazon numbers all that often--only to keep tabs on the efficacy or lack thereof of certain marketing strategies--but I just got my October issue of Scarlet, the glossy, sexy UK magazine that ran my story "Love Hotel Hill" last month. This issue is even more of a thrill for me, because Amorous Woman is the featured novel in their "Juicy Bits" section. The excerpt is indeed one of the juicier ones, if I do say so myself, and I just happened to check my Amazon UK numbers as a sort of market research. Now, I know this is only a temporary flight into the heady heights of thin five-digit Amazon air, but please indulge my celebration of my brief ascent in my hot air balloon. I actually made the rankings in some categories!!! Here's the stats, m'am:
September 22, 2008 at 12:30 pm PDT
Amazon.co.uk Sales Rank: 28,465 in Books (See Bestsellers in Books)
Popular in these categories:
#85 in Books > Fiction > Genre > Erotica
#93 in Books > Romance > Genres > Adult
Oh congrats! You deserve it. So many good things happening for you.
The sales stuff feels a bit vaporish actually, but the truly good part has been meeting wonderful people like you, MB! And that's no lie!
That is truly great!
In the top 100 in two categories!
Those Brits know their stuff!
Awesome -- congratulations!!!
That's fantasic, and of course well deserved!
Up, up and away! Congrats!
As expected the numbers fell later in the same day, but why not enjoy those special moments...and I literally mean "moments" :-)!
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