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Thursday, January 7, 2010

Thank you, Bloggers!

Better late than never, right? I wanted to again thank all the bloggers, in particular the fabulous ladies of The Historical Fiction Roundtable, where I'll be making my first official visit in May to promote The Confessions of Catherine de Medici. Bloggers tirelessly and enthusiastically championed my work in 2009; their support for writers is invaluable, and without them getting word out about my books wouldn't be nearly as fun or rewarding. I was also just informed by my agent that The Last Queen was mentioned on several Best of 2009 Reads, which is fantastic! I am very grateful, and so, I like to think, is Juana herself, who's definitely having the last laugh.

The Last Queen made the following Best Reads of 2009 lists:
Jo-Jo Loves to Read
The Burton Review
Historical Tapestry
Historical Fiction.com
Age 30+ A Lifetime of Books
Historically Obsessed

Thank you again, de corazon.

6 comments:

Bella said...

I'm so happy to hear about The Last Queen's news on being one of the BEST reads in 2009 , may it continue to be so, and yes, I'm sure Juana is delighted!

Marie Burton said...

Thanks so much for mentioning the Round Table & The Burton Review all in one post ;)
I look forward to your next book, I am sure it is going to be wonderful!!

Heather J. said...

It made my list as well! But I recapped in November (for my birthday) rather than last month. :)

http://age30books.blogspot.com/2009/11/annual-recap-happy-birthday-to-me.html

C.W. Gortner said...

Thanks to all, again! And Heather, thank you so much for letting me know. Yours slipped past the Google alert :) but I just added it. I'm so grateful that you've recommended the book so much. It means a lot to me!

Marg said...

Well deserved places on those lists!

Can't wait to read Confessions!

Heather said...

Just finished reading The Last Queen,
I totally fell in love with this book!I like to read Sharon K penman ,and I found her recommending you on her blog page ..... please keep up the good work you are definitely talented !!!