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Happy New Year, Happy Authors (Made Happier With This Great Review!)

Posted: 2023/01/01

GARDEN CITY PARK, NY: Now that the holidays are over and a new year has begun, Square One Publishers is happy to start things right with news of a great review we have received for our next big book.

How to Promote Your Book ($17.95 USD, ISBN: 9780757004742), the follow-up to the bestseller How to Self-Publish Your Book ($19.95 USD, ISBN: 9780757004650) by book publishing veteran Dr. Jan Yagerhas received a glowing notice from the American Library Association (ALA) flagship publication Booklist.

Set to appear in the January 2023 print issue, here below is an excerpt from the Booklist review:

"Yager brings her extensive experience to this comprehensive guide to book promotion. A coach, speaker, and author of more than 50 books in many different disciplines, Yager writes clearly and authoritatively, providing sound advice. The material is targeted to all authors, whether indie/self published, hybrid, or traditionally published, including aspiring authors. The information on library signings is particularly helpful, as Yager is accurate and respectful towards librarians and library workers . . . The book is best used as a reference tool so readers can choose what they need. Recommended for libraries suburban to urban and those with strong local-author communities."Booklist (ALA)

This is the second trade publication review that How to Promote Your Book has received—last month, Publishers Weekly had this to say about Dr. Yager's newest work:

"Provides guidance on how authors can get the word out about their titles . . . explain[s] the basics of the bookselling world, how to prepare for publication, and what to do afterward . . . [will] appeal both to independent authors and to those signed with major publishers." Publishers Weekly

How to Promote Your Book is planned for release on February 15, 2023. In celebration of her new book, Square One plans along with Dr. Yager to have a Publication Day ZOOM Launch that day starting at 6:00pm ET.

To learn more about Dr. Yager, feel free to contact her website at

How to Promote Your Book

"Writing a great book is the easy part. Getting people to buy the book is wicked hard. Jan’s book shows you what promotion to do so you increase the possibility that your book becomes a bestseller.”—Jeffrey Fox,bestselling author,How to Become a Rainmaker"Being an author is 50% creative and 50% promotion. Jan Yager's comprehensive and practical book, How to Promote Your Book, tells ...
9780757004742 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))
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 - Release: 02/15/2023

How to Self-Publish Your Book

A new world has opened to writers who wish to have their words turned into finished books. With technological advances in typesetting, printing, distribution, and sales, self-publishing has become a reality. But while converting your writing into a commercially available title may sound relatively easy—based upon the claims of some companies that offer this service—there are many important ...
9780757004650 Paperback (Trade paperback (US))