Me: But nobody will KNOW if I don't tell them.
Myself: It's bragging.
Me: If I ignore it, it's almost insulting. Like nobody told me. Like nobody noticed.
Myself: It's bragging. One does not flaunt oneself.
Me: It's an item of interest. It's informational.
Myself: It's bra--
I: Will you two stop it already and just SAY it.
Me (taking deep breath):
Fresh Fiction published
The Best Gift Books for 2008 according to Fresh Fiction Staff Members.
And the books are ...
Woman's Fiction -- Searching for Paradise in Parker, PA by Kris Radish
Paranormal Romance -- Nightkeepers by Jessica Andersen
Contemporary Romance -- Natural Born Charmer by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Chick Lit -- This is How It Happened by Jo Barrett
Historical Romance -- Spymaster's Lady by Joanna Bourne
(See. See. See. That's me!! Lookit!)
Erotic Romance -- Art of Desire by Cherie Feather
Romantic Suspense -- Take Me If You Can by Karen Kendall
Myself: You had to go and do it, didn't you?
Me: It's my blog. I get to put stuff like that on my own blog. I'm just saying it.
Myself: You are so bragging.
Me: I put in all seven names. All Seven. That makes it informational. And I'm in the middle so it's modest.
Myself: You put yourself in bold type. Why not just hire a flossing billboard?
I: Will you two just shut up? Jeesh. I can't take you anywhere.
Edited to reiterate:
I have been deeply honored by Michelle Buonfiglio at mylifetime here. She listed Spymaster's Lady as best book of the year.
I truly do not know what to say.
So I perform a modest and restrained ...
Edited again to add:
The Wonderful people at Romance Novel TV here have nominated Spymaster's Lady among the Best of 2008. They've said such cool things.
And edited yet again:
RNTV didn't pick me for any titles. *pooh*
But I'm still pleased to have been nominated.
I got a nod from Romantic Times too.