The Girl Who Would Be King end of the year roundup!

So…let’s take a look at the current review numbers for 2013!

On Amazon (US) we’ve got a staggering 150 reviews – a number I never even dreamed of getting a year ago when we put the book up on Amazon. Even better, we’ve maintained an amazing 4.5 rating!

On Amazon UK we have  8 reviews and a perfect 5.0 rating!

On Amazon CA (Canada) we have 5 reviews, but again, a perfect 5.0 rating!

On Amazon FR (France) we have only  1 review, but it’s 5 stars!

On Amazon IT (Italy) we have only 1 review, but a perfectly respectable 4 star rating.

On Amazon DE (Germany) we have only 1 review, but again, a perfectly respectable 4 star rating. (thanks to commenter and Marco on Facebook that corrected me that DE is actually Germany!

Amazon Japan, India, Estonia, Brazil, Australia, and Mexico have no reviews at this time.

Goodreads lists TGWWBK with 437 ratings and 106 reviews! Goodreads is a tough critic (generally in my opinion) but TGWWBK is holding strong at just under 4 stars (usually varying between 3.75 and 3.90).

You can also go to my SHINY NEW WEBSITE to check out some of my favorite quotes about TGWWBK from the last year and links to the full reviews.

Thank you to ALL OF YOU that made an effort to review and generally spread the word about the book. There are some really exciting things still to come for TGWWBK and the sequel, which I hope to have out in 2014.

AND…for those of you that may have missed the tweet or blog post about my new project STORYKILLER, I’ve got a new project headed your way in January 2014 – STORYKILLER. You can read a bit more about it here, and keep your eyes peeled for more information soon! If you’re not already on my general mailing list, feel free to shoot me an email at: 1979semifinalist[dot]com and I’ll make sure you’re added.

Happy New Year to you all!

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  1. Asana’s avatar

    Happy New Year to you too! And congrats to the fantastic ratings! Just a comment, Amazon DE is Germany, not Denmark.

  2. Robby’s avatar

    very inspirational. congrats.
    Would you be able to tell us how many copies of your book has been sold across all formats.

  3. fawndolyn’s avatar

    I meant to add an amazon review also, but forgot, so I added one from my .fr account :)

  4. 1979semifinalist’s avatar

    Thanks Asana – I updated the post!

    Thanks Robby. And sorry for the late reply. I think the total numbers (including about 750 hardcover limited editions, paperbacks, and digital editiosn) the sales numbers for 2013 are between 6,500 and 7,500 copies. That does not include copies given away in free Amazon promotions, only copies that were sold.

    Thanks Fawn! Awesome. :)

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