Coffee For Two Book Review on C.N. Crawford – Dark King, Court of the Sea Fae, Book One —

Tuesday, September 24, 2019: C.N. Crawford – Dark King, Court of the Sea Fae, Book One Title: Dark King, Court of the Sea Fae, Book One Authors: C.N. Crawford Retailers: Amazon Date of Publication: July 22, 2019 Length: 296 pages Genre: Paranormal Romance Audience: Young Adult Collective Favorite Quote: “Oh, bloody hell. Did the fuath […]

C.N. Crawford – Dark King, Court of the Sea Fae, Book One — Coffee For Two Book Review

New Just Broke…

We’re going to sum everything up: the APA (Audio Publishers Association) reported the rise in audiobook sales in 2018 being 24.5%!

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According to Publisher’s Weekly, this is a more accurate percentage. It’s accounting for sales receipts rather than estimated sales. Over 91% of audiobook sales are coming from a digital format…we’ve entered the digital age! Kidding, we’ve been living in it for quite some time now!

The more popular genres include general fiction, mysteries/thrillers/suspense, and sci-fi/fantasy. Nonfiction sales have risen and represent 32.7% of units sold in 2018; starting with general nonfiction, history/biography/memoir, and self-help.

The age group dominating a little over 91% of sales are adults. Young adult titles increased by double digits and audiobooks geared for children rose moderately.

Production of audio has risen 5.8% from 2017!

(This report was based on figures from 20 publishers, including all Big 5 houses.)

March Madness in Terms Of…

Audiobooks!


♥ Ava Mason

Elizabeth and the Clan of Dragons


Michael Chatfield & Dawn Chapman

The Vanguard Emerges


J.R. Rasmussen

The Light At Last


Kathryn Andrews

Unforgettable Sun


Kip Terrington ♥

The Sleeper Must Awaken


Shannon Esposito

Lady Luck Runs Out


Ahren Sanders

Heartthrob


Bobbi Holmes

The Ghost of Second Chances


Cassie-Ann L. Miller ♥

Lover Boy

So Many Hours, So Little Time…

If you missed it, here’s the recap!


St. Skin

London Casey & Jaxson Kidman ♥

Books 2-5 of the St. Skin Series


♥ Cecilia Lane ♥

Dangerous Mate


Christy Pastore

Wicked Gentleman


J. New

An Accidental Murder


Layla Frost

Best Kase Scenario


Meg Anne

Crown of Embers


Nicole French ♥

Legally Ours

Gather Round!

On last week’s episode of Keeping Up With the Audio


♥ B.R. Kingsolver ♥

Witches’ Brew: Dark Streets, Book 3


♥ Bree Livingston ♥

Her Broken Billionaire Boss


Elizabeth Knox

Here Kitty, Kitty


Kathryn Andrews

Starless Nights


Maria Luis ♥

Body Check


Kristin Mayer ♥

Changed by You


Bobbi Holmes ♥

The Ghost and the Doppelganger


Katerina Martinez & Tansey Morgan ♥

Hellfire and Homicide


Kestra Pingree ♥

Saving the Werewolves


Krista Wolf ♥

Quadruple Duty


Lucy Smoke ♥

Heart of Tartarus


R.K. Lander ♥

Road of a Warrior


Shannon Esposito ♥

Karma’s a Bitch

Hopeless [Audio] Romantic

On last week’s episode of Keeping Up With the Audio


♥ Judy Corry ♥

My Second Chance


Katerina Martinez & Tansey Morgan ♥

Scions and Sorcery


Nicole French

Legally Mine


Beth Labonte

Pumpkin Everything


Cecilia Lane

Forbidden Mate

This Week! (& Last Week!)

It’s been awhile since we’ve updated everyone on our recently published audio. This post is to serve as an update for the last couple of weeks, but things are going to be a bit different…

We’re going to start re-directing you to where the audio books can be purchased!

Without further ado, here they are!


Bree Livingston

Her Second Chance Billionaire Boyfriend


Eva Chase

Falling For Gods


Ivy Layne

Unraveled

Compromising the Billionaire

The Counterfeit Billionaire


BJ Harvey

Third Strike


London Lovett

Death in the Park


RK Lander

Path of a Novice

(Almost) Ending the Year On Some Trendy Business

We know, we know…it’s not our last post of the year, but it’s close to it! We figured it would be good for anyone looking into getting published to get the heads up: the results are in, publishing trends are here.

Before we get started though, we want to direct you to the source in which the general info comes from. Opinions and advice are ours! But check out this blog/publishing service.

Let’s get right into it!

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  1. First and foremost, is the decline in reading going to push writers away from publishing their work?

    We vote a big fat NO. Reason being, we see the decline in reading as a way to push writers to treat their work with care (and to get into e-Pubbing, but we’ll discuss in a second.) Getting all the pre-publication shenanigans out of the way is something so many people don’t truly pay attention to – so maybe, it’s time we give our precious work some TLC and hire a few people to take a look at what we’ve got.

  2. Print books remain #1. What does this mean for you?

    While everyone (or maybe it was just me) believes that eBooks are the only way to read now, we come here to confirm: this is not true. Print books remain the champion of reading (even if less people do the act of reading.) Now, before you comment and say, “getting my book printed will cost so much money” or “I can’t seal the deal with PRH or Tor or any of those big publishers!” Don’t forget about print-on-demand: the most efficient way for a self-published author to get their book in physical format! So you can still make your way into the print market without a major publishing deal (sorry, big guys.)

  3. Audiobooks are still on the rise!

    We love audiobooks here at HRM. We talk about them enough to say we’re not surprised they’ll continue to rise come the new year.
  4. We’ve talked about it once, we’ll talk about it again: hybrid/collaborative publishing is important and will continue to rise in popularity in 2019. Why should it be important to you?

    Hybrid publishing and collaborative publishing are important mediums to self-published authors (or writers looking into self-publishing.) We want the quality of a major publisher (you know, the big tough editors and the fantastic printing jobs) but since deals from them are far and few between, we need an alternative. An alternative where we have creative flexibility and control over the work in question. These mediums are just that. They provide the quality care to your work as well as giving you the power over it – with consideration, of course. Major publishing houses ensure a bigger paycheck, but why not get your foot in the door to start?

  5. Marketing is your best friend.

    We talk about marketing a lot on this blog. It’s an important part of being a writer/author who wants exposure. If you’re interested in keeping up with a variety of marketing tactics, just use the search bar for this blog and we guarantee you’ll come across something.

 

Happy Holidays, everybody!

Thankful For You [8]

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November Audio

11/6

  • Bobbi Holmes // THE GHOST AND THE LEPRECHAUN
  • BR Kingsolver // DRAGON’S EGG
  • Eva Chase // CONSORT OF FIRE
  • Joanna Blake // MEAN MACHINE
  • Michael Chatfield // OSDAL

11/13

  • Ashley Meira // MAGIC UNBOUND
  • Erik Henry Vick // DEMON KING
  • Jamie Schlosser // DANCER
  • June Winters // CRUSH
  • Kel Carpenter // LUCIFER’S DAUGHTER
  • L.M. Halloran // BREAKING GIANTS
  • Natalie Summers // MOUNTAINS AND MAGIC

11/14

  • Lee Bradford & William H. Weber // LONG ROAD TO SURVIVAL
  • Peter Grainger // A PRIVATE INVESTIGATION
  • Terri E. Laine & A.M. Hargrove // WORTH EVERY RISK

11/16

  • Helen Scheuerer // REIGN OF MIST
  • J.L. Bryan // THE MONSTER MUSEUM

11/20

  • Amelia Wilde // AFTER I WAS HIS
  • Ashley Emma // AMISH UNDER FIRE
  • Joanna Blake // DANCE WITH THE DEVIL
  • Kestra Pingree // TAKEN BY WEREWOLVES
  • William Stacey // STARLIGHT

11/28

  • Bobbi Holmes // THE GHOST WHO LIED
  • Eva Chase // CLAIMED BY GODS
  • Helen Scott // DAUGHTER OF HADES
  • Jenna Lee // TOPAZ
  • Kim Faulks // HELL IS A HAREM, BOOK ONE
  • L.M. Halloran // THE MUSE
  • Lucy May // WITCH IS WHEN IT GETS CRAZY
  • Michelle Pennington // THE TRUTH ABOUT BILLIONAIRES

Leaving October Behind [7]

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October Audio

10/2

  • Drew Elyse // CLUTCH
  • Lucy May // WITCH YOU WOULDN’T BELIEVE

10/9

  • Gia Riley // THE EDGE OF HEAVEN
  • Harloe Rae // GENT
  • Helen Scott // DAUGHTER OF PERSEPHONE
  • Jenna Lee // EMERALD
  • June Winters // ICE DADDY
  • LJ Swallow // THE FOUR HORSEMEN: RECKONING
  • Marion Kummerow // UNWAVERING
  • Ripley Proserpina // DIADEM OF BLOOD AND BONES

10/16

  • Ashley Meira // MAGIC LOST
  • Dustin Stevens // THE SUBWAY
  • Michael Chatfield // MASOUL

10/17

  • Bobbi Holmes // THE GHOST WHO STAYED HOME
  • Ashley Emma // UNDERCOVER AMISH
  • Ivy Fox // HER SECRET
  • Trish Williford // FALLING FOR THE ROOKIE

10/23

  • Amelia Wilde // BEFORE SHE WAS MINE
  • BR Kingsolver // GODS AND DEMONS
  • Crystal Daniels & Sandy Alvarez // FINDING SOLACE
  • Joanna Blake // 2 TITLES
    • CUFFED
    • TRUST THE DEVIL

10/31 🎃

  • C.C. Masters // FINDING THE POWER WITHIN
  • Kelli Warner // NOT WITH THE BAND
  • Lucy May // A SPELL TO TELL
  • Michelle Pennington // THE TROUBLE WITH BILLIONAIRES
  • Sally Britton // THE SOCIAL TUTOR