July 20, 2021

Reese’s Book Club’s Latest Pick

Reese’s Book Club announced its late summer 2021 YA pick: The Downstairs Girl by Stacey Lee. Described as “the perfect end-of-summer escape” in the club’s Instagram announcement, The Downstairs Girl is YA historical fiction set in the post-Civil War (“New”) South. The story follows 17-year-old Jo Kuan who works as a lady’s maid in Atlanta by day and as the author of newspaper advice column, “Dear Miss Sweetie,” by night. Jo is faced with backlash and attempts to uncover her identity when she challenges ideas about race and gender in her popular column as a mysterious letter sends her on...

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5 Online Book Marketing Strategies that Don’t Work

Reading Time: 4 minutesI talk a lot about online book marketing strategies that work – but what doesn’t work? What is a time waster? Well, as it turns out – a lot of online book marketing really is a time suck and doesn’t move the needle on book sales.Let’s look at a few things that you should stop doing immediately: Online Book Marketing Strategies That Fail First let’s address the obvious elephant in the room. Lots of authors subscribe to random book marketing. Like a mishmash of book marketing done haphazardly with little to no planning and no real connection...

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5 Audiobooks for Your Next Road Trip

Macmillan eDealsBook Riot is teaming up with Macmillan eDeals to giveaway one Kindle Paperwhite. Enter the form and sign-up for the Macmillan eDeals newsletter for a chance to win! Here's a little more about the Macmillan eDeals newsletter: Be the first to hear about our down-priced eBooks across a variety of genres from your favorite authors, starting at $2.99! Is there anything like a summer road trip? Planning your route, discovering new places along the way, and charting out the distance to the next Starbucks or Peet’s Coffee have a time honored place in my memories. In just a few...

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