Archive: March 2012

If you’re one of those eagerly anticipating reading my debut novel GUESTLIST on your eReader come March 27, I have some not so good news — looks like the party’s being postponed a couple weeks. Due to unfortunate mishaps and cock-ups beyond my control, eBook versions of GUESTLIST will not be released until mid-April. Around, [...]

Last week, the GUESTLIST Official Mixtape by Miami’s own DJ Sage was released, and the reaction has been overwhelmingly positive. I love the fact that so many of my Dear Readers are becoming fans of the artists I’m loving right now. One of those artists is, of course, Bay Area MC Beejus, of whom I’ve [...]

A lot of people have been asking me how they can pre-order my debut novel GUESTLIST. Though I’ve dropped numerous hints now, most people still haven’t caught on. So now I’m just going to come out and say it. If you want to pre-order a copy (or multiple copies, haha) of GUESTLIST, simply visit www.jayfingers.com/store [...]

My debut novel GUESTLIST is coming out on March 27th. But then again, you already knew this. I know you’re excited and can’t wait to read it. Hell, I’m excited for you. Though I’ve already given you a small peek into the world inhabited by Juliet, Swann, Ava, Sharane, Mare, and Napoleon Fey, I know [...]

Today, Dear Readers, I’m going to share with you the 99th page of my novel GUESTLIST. Why the 99th page? What kind of random fuckery is this? Well, apparently, the Page 99 Test is popular amongst writers and readers, used as sort of a litmus test to determine if the book being looked at is [...]

Imagine my surprise when I checked my email this morning and discovered that the very first review of GUESTLIST has been posted. Needless to say, I was overjoyed. The awesome Jane of Lindsay and Jane’s Views and Reviews took on the task of reading and reviewing my debut novel. What did she have to say? [...]

Awww yeeeaaaahhh! The long awaited GUESTLIST Official Mixtape is finally here! From the official press release: Be Cool Entertainment Holdings, in association with AEIOU Records and Vagabonds Music Group, is proud to present the highly anticipated GUESTLIST Official Mixtape, available for free download at www.becoolent.com. The collection is meant to serve as an audio companion [...]

Well, this is pretty hilarious. A user from Reddit actually convinced novelist Jonathan Franzen to sign his Kindle eReader earlier this week. The acclaimed author allegedly elicited a “resigned sigh,” as his disdain for eReaders is legendary. It’s an opinion I share with Franzen. The autographed device can be seen above: Franzen scrawled his name and wrote “SIGNED [...]

Harry Potter fans and Hogwarts devotees, the wait is almost over: Pottermore.com, the online community based on J.K. Rowling‘s Harry Potter book series, will launch in April 2012. The site will have interactive games, new story lines, and eBook editions of the series. It was supposed to launch in October 2011, but the beta testing period, in which a [...]

Please enjoy this excerpt from the literary novel Doxology by Brian Holers. Then read on to learn how you can win huge prizes as part of this blog tour, including $450 in Amazon gift cards, a Kindle Fire, and 5 autographed copies of the book. Sunday is Vernon’s wash day. And though he has enough money [...]