S.G. Browne

Fated Book Tour in France

Cqunw2RVYAAssgVI’m excited to announce that Agullo Editions, the French publisher of Fated (La Destinée, la Mort et moi, comment j’ai conjuré le sort), is hosting me for a book tour in France from October 4 to October 8, beginning in Paris and wrapping up in Bordeaux.

While I realize most of you who are reading this probably don’t live in France, for those of you who do, or who know someone who might be interested in attending one of my signings, I’ve listed the cities, dates, and locations below. In the meantime, I’ll have to brush up on my French.

Espérons vous y voir!

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*UPDATE*
No signings in Lannion or La Rochelle. A second venue has been added in Bordeaux

Paris
Tuesday, October 4
Gibert Joseph
26 Boulevard Saint Michel
6:00PM (18h00)

Nantes
Wednesday, October 5
Librarie L’Atalante
15 Rue des Vieilles Douves
5:00PM (17h00)

Bordeaux
Friday, October 7
La Zone du Dehors
68 cours Victor Hugo
7:00PM (19h00)

Bordeaux
Saturday, October 8
La Mauvaise Réputation
19 Rue des Argentiers
4:00PM (16h00)

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Filed under: Fated,Foreign Editions,Signings — Tags: , — S.G. Browne @ 9:35 pm

Fated Nominated in German Reader’s Choice Awards

Breaking News! The German edition of my novel Fated (aka Schicksal! ) has been short-listed as a finalist in The Reader’s Choice Awards – the Best Books of 2011 in the categories of General Literature and Best Cover. (That’s the cover over there on your left. No, your other left.) Considering the book was just released in Germany a little over six weeks ago, I was surprised yet obviously excited to hear the news.

Now I’m not sure of the ethics of voting for a German publication of a U.S. release, so I’m not encouraging everyone to rush out and cast your ballot, but if you know anyone in Germany or if you took German in high school or if you really enjoyed Das Boot or Metropolis, then maybe there’s some kind of a loophole.

Otherwise, just consider this as me receiving some good news and wanting to share it with you. And as always, thanks for reading.

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Filed under: Fated,Foreign Editions — Tags: , — S.G. Browne @ 8:45 am

Fated UK Giveaway

It’s September 1, which means it’s the release date for my second novel, Fated, in the United Kingdom. To celebrate, I’m giving away several signed copies of the UK edition.

So how can you enter for a chance to win? It’s simple…

Just leave a comment on this post and presto! You’re entered.

But if you’d like to improve your chances of winning, all you have to do is share a link to this post on either your Goodreads, Facebook, or Twitter profile. Or simply mention Fated if you’ve read it and enjoyed it. Then let me know where you mentioned it in your comment to this post and you’ll get a second chance to win. Bonus!

However, while you’re more than welcome to spread the word in more than one place, there is a limit of two entries per person.

So who will win? Is it fate or is it destiny? Only time will tell.

Contest ends Sunday, September 4 at 11:59PM PST.

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Filed under: Contests,Fated,Foreign Editions — Tags: — S.G. Browne @ 7:24 am

Fated Foreign Editions

I thought I’d share the covers for a couple of foreign editions of Fated.

The first one is from Leya in Brazil, who published the title as Desastre (Disaster in English), since there’s no Portuguese translation for Fated:









The second cover is from Piatkus (Little, Brown) in the United Kingdom. Although this edition won’t be available until September 2011, I thought you might enjoy a sneak preview:









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Filed under: Fated,Foreign Editions — Tags: — S.G. Browne @ 2:10 pm

Breathers in Germany

Today is the official publication date of the German edition of Breathers, which in Germany is titled Anonyme Untote: Eine Zombie – Liebesgeschichte. You can click on the title to view the page from the publisher (Heyne).

This is the first foreign version of Breathers to hit the shelves, so it’s kind of an exciting day here for Andy and Rita and the rest of the group at Undead Anonymous. Not to mention me. If I knew how to say “Woo hoo!” in German, I would do so right now.

The Italian edition is scheduled for release in October, with the UK version set for publication in March 2011. The Russian translation should hit the shelves sometime next spring.

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Filed under: Breathers,Foreign Editions — Tags: , — S.G. Browne @ 8:45 am