Yesterday, I had a BookBub ad to promote my contemporary romance All or Nothing for 99 cents. I love this book because the hero and heroine challenge each other. Zach Coxwell has always been the black sheep of his family, the guy with charm to spare who never seemed to care about much of anything. Jen is a cancer survivor who hasn’t really started living again. I like how these two spark from their first meeting and provoke each other. It’s no spoiler to tell you that Zach discovers that he cares about Jen enough to risk everything, and that Jen steps up to take a chance on life again with Zach’s encouragement. They’re wonderful together, IMO, and not just because she knits. 🙂
This was a terrific promotion, and the results this morning are so wonderful that I want to share them. Again, we’ll have a look at the differences between territories and portals, because that kind of stuff fascinates me.
First of all, there are great results at Amazon and some weirdness, too.
All or Nothing is #43 overall paid in the Kindle store, which is pretty awesome.
What’s odd is that the book is categorized as contemporary romance, but wasn’t included on the bestseller list for that category.
In the UK, it’s even more strange. Zach and Jen’s book is #308 paid overall in the Amazon.co.uk store, but it’s not categorized as fiction at all. All the sites use the same metadata, the metadata in which the book is categorized as a contemporary romance.
In Canada, All or Nothing is #18 overall paid, and it’s appearing in the Holiday romance category.
In Australia, the metadata is being interpreted the way I expected. All or Nothing is #40 paid in the Kindle store, and #8 in contemporary romance.
At Barnes and Noble, something magical has happened: All or Nothing is #1 overall in the Nook store!
It’s #5 on the contemporary romance list there, too.
At Kobo, Zach and Jen’s book is #6 in contemporary romance, #8 in romance and #2 in humorous fiction, which is pretty cool.
At Apple, Zach and Jen’s book is #8 overall in books at the iBooks store:
And it’s #3 in the Romance section there, as well.
What a wonderful suite of results! Thanks to everyone who picked up a copy of this book yesterday. It’ll remain on sale until the 12th of October. Remember that Double Trouble, #2 in the same series, is free. There’s a Coxwell Series Boxed Set, too, which is $9.99 right now. Some portals don’t list the boxed set as part of a series, but it’s there!
Edited to add – after some coffee, I went looking for All or Nothing in the Kindle store. I found it at #1 in Holiday romance, as listed on the product page.
I also found it at #5 in Romantic Comedy:
And I found it where it belongs, in Contemporary romance, at #13:
So, things aren’t quite so weird after all. 🙂