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Archive for the ‘Carousel Sun’ Category

Win the Carousel Sun audiobook

Well, Audible has kindly provided me with ten codes that, in the right hands, will each automagically become a free Carousel Sun audiobook.

All I have to do is figure out how to get them into the right hands.

So!  Here's what we're going to do.

My birthday is this coming Thursday.  You know and I know that what I'll be doing on my birthday is slaving over a hot manuscript, but! that begs the Important Question, which is. . .

What OUGHT I to be doing on my birthday?

Plan my birthday celebration for me in comments here!  Top ten celebrations each win one of these codes good for a free audiobook of Carousel Sun, the sequel to Carousel Tides; the second book in the Archers Beach Trilogy by Sharon Lee!

Contest closes at 12:01 am EDT on Friday, September 12.

Given that I will be slaving over a hot manuscript, let's say that I'll award the prizes by Sunday, September 14.

Have at it!

Carousel Sun audiobook now available

The title says it all:  The audio edition of Carousel Sun, the second book in Sharon Lee's Archers Beach trilogy, is now available from Audible.  Here's your link.

Lee and Miller and Lee signing at Boothbay Harbor, Saturday, July 12!

So, where are you going to be next Saturday?

We're going to be hanging with the cool kids in Boothbay Harbor.

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Carousel Sun narrator revealed!

Elisabeth Rodgers, the artist who narrated Carousel Tides, will be narrating Carousel Sun.  She writes that she's preparing to go into the studio, and is listening to Carousel Tides to refamiliarize herself with Archers Beach and all the characters who live there.

Carousel Sun audiobook now in production!

Asyouknowbob, an administrative slip-up resulted in Audible's late acquisition of the audio rights for Carousel Sun.

I have now received word that Sun is in production!  Yay!  Next step is the recruiting of a narrator.  Watch this space for more information.

For those who look far to the future, Audible assures me that the audiobook edition of Carousel Seas will be released simultaneously with the novel, on January 6, 2015!

 

In which I talk about Carousel Sun

. . .on the Baen Free Radio Hour.

Here's your link.

Carousel Sun book day!

Today! is the Official Release Day of the trade paper edition of Carousel Sun, by Sharon Lee, the second in what Baen is calling the Carousel series. This means that the folks who waited patiently through eArc and electronic releases now get their turn.  Sun may be purchased anywhere paper books are sold.  If it's not on the shelf, don't be shy: ask the bookstore to order it in!

And remember!  If you'd like a signed copy, your source; your single source, is Uncle Hugo.

Carousel Seas, the final book in the Carousel Trilogy, is due to be published early next year  in Fall 2014.

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And, just to give you a little taste of what's coming in Carousel Seas, here's a sneak peek at the cover art:

Carousel Seas

Cover art for Carousel Seas, by Sharon Lee, Fall 2014
Art by Eric Williams

Carousel Sun ebook on sale NOW!

The title says it all.  Here's some links to get you started:

Baen (all formats known on land and sea)

BN/Nook (epub)

Amazon/Kindle (mobi)

This also means that!  If you've previously read the eArc, you may now post a review on Amazon.  And of course, once you've read this edition, you may post a review, too.

OK, I'll be quiet now, so y'all can read.

Pre-order *Personalized* copies of Carousel Sun

The following message from the Uncle has just arrived:

We've arranged for our order of Carousel Sun by Sharon Lee (sequel to Carousel Tide) to be shipped from the bindery to the author for signature and then shipped on to us.  If you pre-order a copy before the end of December and request a personalization as well as a signature, we'll try to arrange it.  The book won't be shipped until around the end of January or beginning of February, and you can continue to order a signed copy until we're sold out.  But if you wait until January to order a copy, you won't get a personalized copy.  (Yes, we still have signed hardcover copies of the last 2 Liaden Universe® novels by Sharon Lee and Steve Miller.)  The link to all the signed Lee & Miller stuff is on the Browse Our New Books page.
Best regards,
Don Blyly
Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Bookstore

Here's the bullet-point version:

* You may now pre-order a signed copy of Carousel Sun from Uncle Hugo's Bookstore via this link

*You may also, for a limited time, have your pre-ordered signed book personalized.  "Personalized" means you ask the author to write something special on the title page in addition to their name.  These can be as simple as, "To Marge," and as complex as "To Marge in memory of that night in Seattle."  Fair Warning: I, as the Signing Author reserve the right not to inscribe a book with a personalization I find to be, in my sole judgment:  (1) offensive, (2) too long, (3) anything else.  You will use the Special Instructions box on the order form to write out your personalization -- Please check your spelling, 'cause I'm going to assume that you've typed it out exactly as you want it.

*There is a deadline involved if you want your pre-ordered signed copy of Carousel Sun personalized.  That deadline is December 31, 2013.  So you need to do this now.

*There will only be a limited number of signed copies of Carousel Sun available, they will only be available through Uncle Hugo's SF Bookstore in Minneapolis.  The exact number of signed copies available depends upon how many are pre-ordered.  So, sooner is better than later to order, if you want a signed copy.

*Here's the link again.

*The Uncle is doing me -- and you! -- a pretty substantial favor here, so please be courteous.  And while you're at the Lee-and-Miller book page that the link above leads to, take a few minutes to look around.

Thanks very much for  your interest and support.

Attention, All the Ships at Sea

The Carousel Sun eArc is now available from Baen.  Here's the link.