Tag: GUESTLIST by Jay Fingers

“Men lie, women lie, numbers don’t.” – Jay-Z, “Reminder” This morning, I checked the sales stats for my two books GUESTLIST and KISSES FOR TATI. You know, just to see how well they were doing. Well, according to Amazon, the sales rank for KISSES FOR TATI was 280,613; GUESTLIST, which was released back in March, [...]

As an indie author and publisher with two books under my belt (GUESTLIST and KISSES FOR TATI) and a third in December, I feel I’ve learned a thing or two about the wonderful world of self-publishing. Many people ask how I’ve done certain things, such as acquire distribution, design covers and interiors, and come up [...]

As most of you already know, my novelette KISSES FOR TATI releases on Tuesday, August 21, but here’s a chance for readers to score an advanced copy. Head on over to Goodreads and enter the KISSES FOR TATI giveaway. The novelette tells the story of Tati, a young woman who lives under the oppressive thumb of [...]

If you are always in the South Beach party scene, or you’ve listened to the GUESTLIST Official Mixtape, then you are already familiar with DJ Sage. Not only is he a dope DJ, he’s a good friend, and an amazing educator known to his students as Mr. G. The above video documents the creative lengths [...]

Starting sometime next week, I’m going to give random strangers on the train a copy of my novel GUESTLIST. My plan of attack will be simple: I’ll approach people with books and eReaders, those who look like they like to read. I’ll ask if they’d like to read my book. If they say yes, it’s [...]

Hey, look, I don’t care if you order it from Amazon or Barnes and Noble or directly from me. Just know that the long-awaited hardcover edition of GUESTLIST is now available! For those who have been waiting on me to sell autographed copies of GUESTLIST again, here you go. I’m only autographing hardcover editions, though, [...]

And the GUESTLIST train keeps on rollin’ along! The wonderful Dr. Reginia reviewed my novel for her blog, Her Perfect Black Dress, and here’s just some of what she had to say: Guestlist is a tale set in NYC that gives rise to lessons that are familiar, poignant, and pivotal. The book is engaging, with [...]

Not a day goes by that someone doesn’t ask me something about my novel GUESTLIST. Whether they want to know if I’m really going to forego writing a sequel or they are curious about a particular character’s history (or eventual fate), people just can’t seem to let this tale go. And let’s be honest here, [...]

Look, there’s no shade here: there are simply some people (like myself) who think that books other than E.L. James’ blockbuster Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy should be given a shot. Of course, first and foremost in my mind is my own novel GUESTLIST, which may be purchased at a variety of places in a [...]

Every day, someone tweets or emails or otherwise messages me to let me know that they’ve read my novel GUESTLIST. It’s an amazing feeling, to know that something I’ve written has affected another human being in so strongly a way that they must reach out to me to let me know their opinion. I’ve heard it all [...]