Contact: Coal City Stories / Coal City Steam
Public Relations –
February 29, 2012
For Immediate Release:
Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story LAUNCHES to the great placement on Multiple Amazon Bestseller lists
Atlanta, GA — Coal City Stories, publishers of Her Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story, which is to launch Tuesday February 28th, 2012, the imprints first publication did better than expected in launch day sales rankings at Amazon.com. According to figures provided by the bookseller, HME:aSbs hit #1 on the Hot New Releases in Science Fiction, Fantasy, Mystery and Horror chart at mid-day on Tuesday. Other hits include:
- Peaking at #424 in Books (of the 4 million titles on Amazon, 423 were selling better.)
- #3 in Books > 4-for-3 Books > Children’s Books > Literature > Science Fiction,
- #33 in Books > Children’s Books > Science Fiction & Fantasy > Fantasy & Magic
Being included in Amazon’s 4-for-3 promotion seemed to be key to the velocity of sales on launch day. On pleased customer said, “I totally got suckered into the 4 for 3. If you’re gonna get 2, you might as well get 3 to get the free shipping. And if you pay for 3, you might as well get 4 for 3! Well done!” The price for the books was also discounted to $9.50 for the book’s launch. Initially, the publishers intended to return the price to $11.95 on Wednesday, but will holding off for one more day.
Amazon Customer Reviews for Majesty’s Explorer: a Steampunk bedtime story, are also growing in number, and to this point are EXCLUSIVELY 5-stars.
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