Thursday, 4 August 2011

So erm, I haven't held them in my hands yet, but ...

... I have seen them by my publisher's window!



And I'm so excited!!!!!! For all those of you who signed up to receive print ARCs of String Bridge
for my blog tour, they'll be on their way to you very very soon!


(If you weren't around yesterday, check out yesterday's post to sink your teeth into something with a little more meat. I know the arrival of my ARCs is a lot more exciting for me than it is for you!)


Also ... yesterday I received my very first review by Magadalena Ball, an author whom I adore. My heart was pumping so hard when she sent me the link. I hope that doesn't happen every single time I get a review ... I felt kind of faint!
Have a great weekend, all!





43 comments:

  1. They're GORGEOUS, Jess! Beautiful! I bet you can't wait to get them in your hands. By the way, I'm going to start 'String Bridge' this weekend. I cannot wait!

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  2. Congratulations on your exciting news. Good luck both with the book and the interview.

    Yvonne.

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  3. Patti makes her own cameo in the book.

    O.O and :D

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  4. I adore the cover of your book, Jess. I can't wait to receive my ARC copy! Can't wait to read it! I'm so happy and excited for you! :)

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  5. Hi Jess .. that sounds just wonderful and I too look forward to reading your book sometime soon .. great news - and having one of your CDs too .. Congratulations .. and I'll check out Magadalena's review too .. cheers and happy times .. Hilary

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  6. Woohoo!!! Jess they're fantastic! Oh you must be over the moon! I know I would be! Congratulations! Your publisher certainly has the best seat in the house ;)

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  7. Oh Jessica I am just thrilled to bits for you. They are beautiful. Sorry I missed out on the ARC. But hey, the bound copy will suit me just fine!!!

    Well wear!

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  8. They are beautiful. Nothing like holding it in your hand.

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  9. I got home late from work yesterday but I have a "delivery notice" - I think it may be STRING BRIDGE. I can hardly wait for the post office to open so I can get my hands on one. Congrats, honey - they are beautiful!

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  10. Yay!!!!! Hurray hurray. How exciting.

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  11. That's a very pleasing review:-)
    Now I want to read the book!

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  12. How exciting! You must be over the moon. I hope you're enjoying every minute!

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  13. The book is so beautiful, Jess. Now I'm sorry I didn't sign up for an ARC cause I can't wait to read it. Maybe I can buy it directly from you when I get to Greece.
    Karen

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  14. They are SO gorgeous. :)
    I can't wait to get mine and read it. Woot!

    Congrats! xo

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  15. It's real! There's nothing like seeing this and then holding them in your hands to truly realize that this is actually happening. I'm so excited for you! And unless you're a stronger woman than I (which I believe is 100% true), no, the heart pounding and butterflies never stop when you're about to read a review.

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  16. Beautiful books! What a great way to start the weekend :)

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  17. OMG OMG OMG!!!! They're BEAUTIFUL! I love it. Look how fantastic that is.

    You did it. *sniff* ((BIGGEST hugs))

    super-congrats! :o) <3

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  18. I remember when my review copy came - I was so excited. That is awesome, Jessica - hope you get to hold one soon.

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  19. Yes! Yes!Yes! Okay, I'm in danger of sounding like Meg Ryan in When Harry Met Sally, so I'll stop while I'm ahead. So happy for you! Exciting times are ahead!

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  20. Whaaaattt! Super exciting to see your hard work bound and ready for consumption. My fingers are crossed I find one in my mailbox soon!

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  21. Oh, they're beautiful!! Especially stacked together in a lovely display! Congratulations, and I hope you get to hold one in your hands real soon!

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  22. SWEET!!!! Jessica, that is soooo exciting! I'm so happy for you! Yay!

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  23. hi miss jessica!
    HOOOOORAY!!! YIPPEEEEE!!!!! YAY!!! HOW COOL IS THAT!!!!!!! WAY TO GO!!! YEEEHAW!!! HUBBA HUBBA!!! HUZZZAH!!! sorry i got just a little excited seeing those neat blue books. im soooooo happy for you cause i know for a while you got all discouraged out and feeling down and WHAMO!! just look at you now!!! :)
    ...big hugs from lenny

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  24. So exciting! Congratulations X 100 or something. That's gotta feel good to see your hard work laid out so nicely. :)

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  25. Congrats on the release of your book! Love the cover.

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  26. How gorgeous! You must be so THRILLED! Congrats. :)

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  27. Awesome!! It must just be surreal to see your book piled up like that. Very excited for you, and now I am off to read yesterday's "meaty" post, curiosity burning.

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  28. Congratulations! How wonderful. I hope you're celebrating...

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  29. Congratulations!!!!! That's so exciting!

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  30. Wow, just WOW!
    So exciting, congrats!

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  31. It's so exciting!! Congrats. They are beautiful!

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  32. Thanks so much everyone!!!! :o)

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  33. Wait until you see them on shelves in bookstores. Won't that be the best thing ever?

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  34. Very, very cool. I said it before, but that's a beautiful sight : )

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  35. Lovely, lovely sight! So happy for you! You deserve nothing but great success!

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  36. Awesome! They look amazing!! Congrats!

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  37. What a beautiful photograph! I can imagine how excited you must be. I wish you tons of success with the upcoming release.


    Lee
    Tossing It Out

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