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Monday, April 13, 2009
Monday Spotlight: Sourcebooks Casablanco
Danielle Jackson, Sourcebooks Casablanca Lead Publicist
I would like to take a quick minute to thank the lovely ladies of The Long and Short of It Reviews for having Sourcebooks Casablanca as a featured publisher! We love this site and all of the authors have had so much fun in the various spotlights.
Sourcebooks Casablanca is a fun, diverse line of romance and women’s fiction, as well as some relationship focused non-fiction). We began publishing fiction in the Fall of 2007, and every season since, we’ve continued to grow and bring new and exciting authors to readers everywhere. In addition to our mass market romances, we have some women’s interest books that are incredibly fun, as well as reissues from the Queen of Regency Romance, Georgette Heyer, most recently, reissues of Laura Kinsale and soon to come: Rosemary Rogers! And let’s not forget about the fact that we are the #1 Austen Sequel publisher in the country—Library Journal recently commented that Sourcebooks is a leader in the Austen Sequel genre.
I think what makes Sourcebooks Casablanca different than other romance lines is that ANYONE can find something to read here. The authors are super proactive and always looking for new ways to reach out to their readers. I love it when my authors send me a great comment from one of their reviews or guest blogs—to see that a reader was truly moved by something I know the authors have worked so hard on is extremely gratifying.
As a publicist, it’s not only my job to send our books out for review, but to find that perfect niche for each individual author. I’m not going to send a regency romance to a paranormal site! I look at my job as finding the right people to send our books to for review—this way we aren’t wasting anyone’s time, our authors’ hard work is being presented to the audience intended, and at the end of the day, everyone is a happy customer. I love having a specific group of people to associate with, and becoming a part of the romance book blogging/reviewing community has been a lot of fun.
In this competitive market and economy, Sourcebooks Casablanca is taking risks, giving readers more for their money and truly creating innovative and exciting work! What other publisher offers women’s fiction written by men, the hottest contemporaries, fiery heroine, heroes you instantly fall in love with, paranormals and historicals that are pushing the boundaries and changing those time-old genres, continuations and variations that honor the classics of Jane Austen and a group of hard-working and hilariously witty authors?
This week four of our authors with new releases in April will be sharing a little bit about their books and, in my opinion, what makes them so special. April is a great month that showcases all of the different types of literature offered from Sourcebooks Casablanca. Enjoy!
To find out more about Sourcebooks Casablanca, visit the following:
Group Author blog: Casablanca Authors—updated daily!
Paranormal Authors: Wickedly Romantic—updated daily!
Discovering Romance with Sourcebooks Yahoo! Group—updated with guest blog appearance, great reviews and fun info from our Casablanca Authors for their devoted fans.