Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Eeek!!

Prompted by the lovely DJ Kirkby whose second novel 'Without Alice' has appeared on the Amazon Bestseller list, I thought I'd venture on and see how my children's book The Green King is doing...

...and I'm up to 106,000th on the list! OK, this is not very high, admittedly but considering I was 1.3 millionth a few weeks ago and 306,000th a few days ago, I reckon I may have sold another book.

AND - STOP PRESSES: THE GREEN KING IS AVAILABLE ON KINDLE: right here for all you techno-bods...

Thanks everyone!

The launch is tomorrow, I will spare you the tedious begging to come and join me for a glass of wine - if you do fancy it, details are here.

One day I might actually write about my son. At the moment, all I have to tell you is that on weekends we are spending considerable amounts of time on the BMX track where I get all puffed up with pride as the seasoned BMXers admire his bravery. He can now make it up all but the 3 steepest hills by himself and we've been invited for proper training next weekend... finally, my potato is turning into a bean-pole - with all this cycling he's becoming leaner and stronger... my little boy is really growing up... sniff...

13 comments:

Karen Sather said...

How amazing....your life is filled with enthusiasm and it will spill across the pages of your books! Congrats on making it to the list! Not everyone can or does in their life! Good luck on rising up and enjoy your special time! The little ones grow far too quickly! :) Karen

Sparx said...

Karen - Thanks for the best wishes! And yes, growing up is happening far too fast... but not if you ask him, he's desperate to get bigger... sigh...

Juniper said...

Sparx, I just finished reading it last night! Very exciting, and I like the characters in it; the parents remind me of the 50s for some reason!

The second half was so exciting I stayed up WAY past my bedtime last night because I couldn't put it down :-)

I'm sure it will be a big hit!

JX

DJ Kirkby said...

Good luck tonight. I wish I could be there to celebrate with you! Have an awesome time and please post some photos and all the details on your blog. xo

Sparx said...

Juniper - ooh really? Thanks! You don't fancy posting a review on Amazon for me would you? Hm? (OK I'm being VERY cheeky now!!!)

DJ - I'm gutted you can't come too but I know you're there in spirit! I'll put some photos up and let everyone know how it went! Thanks so much for your support!

Shopgirl said...

Good luck tonight!!! :) Would have been there, if I was on London! xx

Juniper said...

Sparx, of course, my pleasure! have a great evening :-)

JX

FortyNotOut said...

Hey congratulations on the book launch!! What an amazing achievement to be published in print-I can say I knew and met her before she was famous! xxx

Sparx said...

Shopgirl - Thanks for the lovely wishes!

Juniper - thanks so much! Let me know when it's up and thanks for the good wishes!

FortyNot! Thanks - although I highly doubt there will be anything to crow about. Still, there's time for you to join us for a glass of wine...???

Lisa @ Boondock Ramblings said...

So exciting! Waaaaagh! :-)

I have to go get a copy!

DJ Kirkby said...

Ahem...launch details please!

Helen + ilana = Hi said...

kindle's good. great even. But Canucks use Kobo. I just sayin'.....

Sparx said...

Lisa - oh, I love you. Thanks for saying so and thanks even more if you do!!

DJ - coming right up.

Helen - really? All my Canucks are on Kindle. Just sayin'...