Monday, December 03, 2012

A Little Pollyanna!

Happy Monday, everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend. London was bright, sunny... and cold. It's back to gloom and damp today, though.

I'm super-pleased to report The Pollyanna Plan is now up on Amazon! Phew! If you're so inclined, you can download a copy on Amazon.com for $2.99 and Amazon UK for £1.53.



Thirty-something Emma Beckett has always looked down on 'the glass is half full' optimists, believing it's better to be realistic than delusional. But when she loses her high-powered job and fiancé in the same week, even Emma has difficulty keeping calm and carrying on.

With her world spinning out of control and bolstered by a challenge from her best friend, Emma makes a radical decision. For the next year, she'll behave like Pollyanna: attempting to always see the upside, no matter how dire the situation.

Can adopting a positive attitude give Emma the courage to build a new life, or is finding the good in everything a very bad idea?


Told from my two main characters' (Emma and Will) points of view, I really enjoyed writing this one and delving into both their personalities. I admit to developing a tiny crush on Will! Over on Chicklit Club, there's a chance to win an e-copy (open internationally)

And a huge thank you to everyone who's downloaded my Christmas novella Mistletoe in Manhattan -- this weekend it jumped into the Top 100 on Amazon UK and it's currently in the top 50! I've no idea how long it'll stay there, but I'll enjoy the ride while it lasts, all down to fabulous readers. Thank you, thank you!

Have a lovely week, all, and congratulations to everyone who complete NaNo. Can you believe it's December?


53 comments:

  1. Congratulations to you on getting Pollyanna out to your readers, and your position in the charts with MiM! I am thrilled it is December and am writing with a smile while listening to Christmas songs!

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  2. I agree with the above comment about getting Pollyanna out to us.
    Have a great week.
    Yvonne.

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  3. Merry Christmas, lovely Talli!! And big YAY for your Pollyanna!!! Here's to always seeing the bright side of things! Take care
    x

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  4. So happy for that you've gotten TPP on Amazon! I love that fact that you've written it from two POVs.

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  5. Oh Talli I am so excited for you!!!

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  6. Congratulations, Talli! Will download tonight.

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  7. Congratulations! Now you can sit back and relax and wait for baby TR.

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  8. I bought it and can't wait to read it.

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  9. Hi, Talli,
    Pollyanna Plan sounds like a good read. Definitely will get it and read when I've got my hands on another Kindle - which should be real soon. :)I saw that Mistletoe got to number one on Amazon US the other day. Congrats on that!

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  10. Congrats, Talli - you have so much exciting stuff going on!

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  11. WOO HOO! Happy bok birthday to the Pollyanna Plan!

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  12. Hi Talli - congratulations on having Pollyanna out there and for your Novella - all on the To Be Bought list ..you've had such a busy year - though I suspect 2013 will be even busier with lots of little joys ahead ...

    Cheers and much happiness - Hilary

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  13. Congrats on your book being on Amazon! You are an inspiration to us all!

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  14. Talli, congrats on all of this - and a baby coming soon as well. So many blessings. And to such a deserving young lady. I'm heading to Amazon right now.
    Karen

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  15. VERY COOL!!! Super congrats on the new book, T~ :o) <3

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  16. Congratulations, Talli! So glad your MiM is flying off the shelves!

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  17. Congratulations, Talli! I love this book!

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  18. Talli, your work capacity trulyu inspires me and I want to congratulate you on another milestone. I can't wait to get caught up on your books! You always bring a refreshing smile to me when I check in! : )

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  19. Congratulations! Thanks for the tip. Just bought it! I look forward to reading it.

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  20. How did I miss that today was launch day for The Pollyanna Plan? I saw it on Clarissa Draper's blog. I feel like a dodo. Heading to Amazon....

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  21. Congrats! on yet another amazing milestone! I'll have to get you on for a promo blast in the next week or so.

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  22. Congratulations, Talli, it looks like a fab read :)

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  23. All your success is much deserved. Looking forward to the newest book!

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  24. The book looks and sounds fab - I'm off to download a copy :o)

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  25. That's all awesome news! :)
    Have to say I can totally understand having a bit of a crush on the mc of the story :)

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  26. Congratulations, Talli!! Such great news!

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  27. Cngrats on the new release. I can't believe it's December either.

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  28. Intrigued by the concept of positive attitude and look forward to reading this!

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  29. Misteltoe is a great Christmas read, so I hope it stays in the Top 100 for quite some time. I'm going to get me some Pollyanna now. Hope you're doing well and see your way clear to settle down a little/lot and anticipate the birth of your little 'un. :D

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  30. Congrats on both books!! That's so exciting about Mistletoe!

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  31. Congrats on Pollyanna, and on Mistletoe's success on Amazon! You have much to celebrate, and the celebration will continue.
    Julie

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  32. YAY! Super congratulations, Talli! I'm off to get it now xx

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  33. Oh, I love the sound of your plot, Talli! Good luck with it!

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  34. Congrats Talli! That sure is great news to start the holiday season. Gotta check out those books :)

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  35. Congratulations with both your books, Talli! November passed me by in a blur of writing so I can't believe we're now into December.

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  36. Congrats, Talli! What a cute title.

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  37. I don't have all your books, but I downloaded Construct a Couple the other day! I WILL get to them. You're so prolific, and an excellent writer. Your prose flows, and I love your quirky characters.

    I've got to do catchup with your life as I haven't been able to blog for almost five months (I think it was that long; time flies!). I did read somewhere that you're expecting a baby. When is it due, or is it already here :)

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  38. Congratulations, Talli! No, it cannot be December already. I am not sure what happened to the rest of the year...:)

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  39. Congratulations on both your books, Talli!

    Love the titles!

    Nas

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  40. Yeah! Another Christmastime read! Congrats.

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  41. Love teh s ound of this Talli - def on my TBR list!

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  42. Congrats, Tali. Have your other books so will add to my collection. Hope everyone's well in Egypt. A bit worried on this side of the pond.

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  43. OMG, I read above you're expecting. CONGRATULATIONS! Wonderful news Talli. Pamper yourself -- so happy for you and your husband!

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  44. Yay! Another Talli book! *runs off to purchase*

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  45. Woohoo! A new baby! And you didn't even have to carry this one in your womb. ;)

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  46. Congrats on your new books! It's now on my TBR list.

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  47. Yay! Just downloaded the Pollyanna Plan, now to get a spare hour or two to read it!

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  48. You're a machine!! What a catalogue you are building!! :)

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  49. Wonderful news, Talli! This is the first I've heard of your book The Pollyanna Plan, but it looks awesome. I've recently gotten into the Kindle app on my phone, so this will definitely be one that I'll add to my list of books to get myself for Christmas :)

    Hope you're doing well!

    ~Wendy Lu

    The Red Angel Blog

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  50. Sounds great! Love the book covers ; )

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