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Bad Monkeys, minigoats, etc.

Bad Monkeys‘ fourth printing, consisting of 5,000 copies, arrived at HarperCollins’ warehouse last week, and after filling all the outstanding back orders, they’re down to just 800. A fifth printing of 5,000 more copies has been scheduled for October 1st. … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys mention in Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly has a feature where they list the monthly bestsellers for a particular independent bookstore. In the September 14th issue, on newsstands now, the spotlighted store is the Seattle Mystery Bookshop. Bad Monkeys was #5 on their hardcover list … Continue reading

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The Book Sense regional bestseller lists just posted

Bad Monkeys is #2 in the Pacific Northwest, behind A Thousand Splendid Suns and ahead of Spook Country. In Northern California it’s #14, and in Southern California #12. Still working on the rest of the U.S.

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While I was out of the country…

…Bad Monkeys reached the #15 spot on the Book Sense national bestseller list. …the Seattle Times and the Post-Intelligencer simul-published their reviews of the novel. Though neither is an unqualified rave, both say enough nice things about me that, by … Continue reading

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More fun with pound signs

Bad Monkeys is #5 on the Pacific Northwest Independent bookstore bestseller list. No idea what this translates into in terms of actual sales, but the fact that I’m leading both Jasper Fforde and the Tolkien estate is encouraging.

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#17

The new Book Sense bestseller list is up, and Bad Monkeys has jumped seventeen spots from last week. So depending on whether this is an arithmetic or geometric progression, next week it should be either #0 or #8½. I’m not … Continue reading

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Bad Monkeys is #34…

…on this week’s Book Sense extended bestseller list. Not bad for an opening weekend. In other good news (we hope), the New York Times Book Review is going to review Bad Monkeys on August 26th. And the Washington Post Book … Continue reading

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