Release Day!

Night Owls cover

It’s here, it’s here, it’s here!

Night Owls officially releases today.

One of my booksellers and I were discussing how weird publishing-time is. You see books months ahead of pub, so once they’re actually out on the shelves there’s this moment of hasn’t this been out forever? It hasn’t, of course, and now comes the part where other people get to read and enjoy and share your enthusiasm.

Today is a bit like that for me. This book has been in the works for me for a long time. I’ve gone through all the writing and rewriting, edits and copyedits. I’ve ticked off the milestones I’ve learned are part of the life of a book before it hits the shelves: cover reveal, appearance in the publisher’s catalog, the book feeding out to online bookstores, ARCs, early reviews.

So in a way, I feel like Night Owls has already been out forever.

Same time, it’s utterly surreal that this day is here. Wasn’t it just yesterday the offer came in? Didn’t I only finish writing it last week?

Like I said, time gets weird in publishing. I’m off to boggle at February 25th finally arriving, or having been here all along. If you seeĀ Night Owls out in the wild, post or tweet me a picture? And if you read it and dig it, spread the word?

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3 Responses to Release Day!

  1. Woo hoo!! Congrats Lauren!!!! So happy for you. I’ll be on the look out for the book :)

  2. Steve Hall says:

    Per my request, the book will be available in the Rapid City Public Library for download (Kindle version) within 24 hours. I don’t know if ours is the first library that will have it, but it’ll be close!

    Congratulations on publication, Lauren! Can’t wait to get my copy. :)

  3. Sara Reyes says:

    NIGHT OWLS is our Fresh Pick today. Please contact me to make sure we have all the right information on you and the book. It goes out to our mailing list.

    Thanks,
    Sara

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