The Latest News:
**I'm so honored to have been selected by the Illinois Association of Teachers of English (IATE) to be their 2013 Illinois Author of the Year!!
The location and date of the Awards Luncheon & Fall Conference are on my Events page. More details to follow soon!**
Paperback Copies Are Here!!
If you're a fan of trade paperbacks and would like your copy of in print...they're available now at Amazon and B&N, and internationally, too!
And, of course, there's also the digital edition, which is on sale everywhere...
Thanks to all of you for making
a bestselling Amazon title in the categories of Humor and Single Women's Fiction,
and for helping hit both the B&N Top 100 Bestseller List (it reached #17 overall & rocked the Romance charts!) and get to #60 on the Kindle Top 100 Bestseller List, too!!
About my new contemporary romantic comedy,:
It's a modern, Austen-inspired romance between an ER doc and a single mom who meet on an Internet dating site, both with motives other than the hope of finding their "perfect match."
Read more story details on the BOOKS page. And, if you have an ebook copy of the novel and would like an "Authorgraph" (electronic autograph), just click on the link in the left sidebar.**
"Brant couldn’t have done a better job at pulling me into the story and keeping me hooked until the end... I liked this book so much that I delayed watching the season 3 premiere of Downton Abbey!! (This is a huge deal.)" ~Kimberly Denny-Ryder, Austenprose
(Check out this page for more REVIEWS)
White Soup Press
Available Now at B&N, Amazon, Smashwords,
Apple, Sony, Kobo, Diesel & All Romance eBooks
Read an Excerpt
Take a look at this lovely short book trailer HERE,
made by Heather, one of my very talented readers!
Very Exciting Sales News:
The Polish translation rights to
have sold!! The novel will be coming out from the Polish publisher, Prószyński i S-ka, in late summer 2013, and I'll be sure to post the cover as soon as I have it. I'm thrilled and can only say "Dziękuję" (thank you)!
FYI: I have blog highlights and more real trip photos from my "Grand European Book/Travel Tour" -- and they're right HERE! If you didn't happen to catch the whirlwind travel adventure when I was on my virtual tour of Europe, you can visit all of those wonderful sites with me now. Bon Voyage!
Publishers Weekly wrote: "Brant’s newest...distinguishes itself with a charismatic leading man and very funny supporting cast, especially the wonderful elderly characters with their resonant message about living life to the fullest."
And Romantic Times wrote: "Brant’s charming and engaging tale will allow readers to immerse themselves in the magic and beauty of Europe along with the characters. Although the descriptions of the scenery are amazing, the development of the characters and their unique personalities are what really make this novel shine. What an enjoyable escape!"
Please check out the REVIEWS page for more!!
And just a reminder for those aspiring novelists out there -- at the very bottom of my FAQ page is a link to some of my articles on writing, including my Girlfriends Book Club letter to aspiring writers on five gifts I'd like to give them and a Word Café blog about traditional vs. indie publishing, critique groups and the eternal allure of Jane Austen. I hope a few of you will find these pieces helpful.
With many thanks and best wishes to you all!