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Twitter Recommendations Rocket Backlist Book Into Amazon Top 250

In November, Twitter recommendations from Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) and William Gibson (@GreatDismal) sent a reprinted version of a six-year-old book rocketing up the Amazon UK charts.

eBookNewser has more: “Twitter can have a lot of power when it comes to reviving an old book. Author Sarah Salway learned this when her book  which was originally published in 2004, was republished by the Friday Project this past November. After catching the eyes of some influential Twitter users, this buried book managed to make its way up the Kindle charts.”

What do you think–could Twitter recommendations revive an author’s backlist? Our sibling blog also reminded authors to check out our best book reviewers on Twitter directory to interact with other influential Twitter readers.

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.