My first Kirkus Review
This week I received a special Christmas present.
I spent a part of my life in libraries, often as an Acquisitions Librarian. One wonderful memory was of my time in Arlington, Virginia where I had the opportunity to work with two of the finest librarians in the country. These amazing women were true book people. They knew books and knew how to build a wonderful library collection. Acting as their assistant I learned a lot about books and book reviews.
In those days, besides a few respected newspapers and literary journals, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and Virginia Kirkus Service book reviews were the mainstays of libraries and bookstores. A bad review in one of those powerful forces could doom a book.
Since I never expected to actually write a book myself, I didn't appreciate reviews from the author’s point of view. But now I have my own Kirkus review! And I’m thrilled!
Recovered, the third in my Shapeshifters’ Library series, was reviewed by Kirkus. And here’s what it said:
“Author Polo does an excellent job organizing the details of her inviting series for new and returning readers... At its core, the narrative illustrates how… kindness can heal humans and dogs—and maybe even cats… A fanciful read that remains loyal to its noble principles.” – Kirkus Reviews
To celebrate two of my Shapeshifters' Library series are free for kindle readers. And I've put my republished Arizona romance, Heads in the Clouds, at special introductory price, plus a GoodReads Giveaway
Retrieved (Book 2) Free through December 30
Recovered (Book 3) Free through December 30
Heads in the Clouds (an Arizona aviation romance)- Introductory Price $.99 until January 1st
Get the links here -http://amberpolo.blogspot.com/2013/12/shapeshifters-library-series-free-on.html