My First Review…and it’s from Publisher’s Weekly!

Wow. Just wow! Writers both eagerly await and dread book reviews. I’m no exception. This morning my wait ended. Spirited_with_Quote_LoResI have my first review for SPIRITED (A Tidewater Novel). And it’s good. REALLY GOOD! In fact, I’m grinning from ear-to-ear and dancing around the room making the dog bark! I’m certain my family thinks I’ve lost my mind.

Here’s the link to actual review from PW:

This is my favorite part! “Behre’s exuberant debut paranormal romance is lighthearted and easygoing, with a slow-moving subplot that promises to spark future books.”

To celebrate my first review, I’m going to give away an ARC and some swag of SPIRITED.  One winner will win the ARC and SWAG, five winners will win SWAG.

Tell me, how do you celebrate?

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18 Responses to My First Review…and it’s from Publisher’s Weekly!

  1. jamiersd says:

    Oh my God!!! You have really and truly arrived, my dear! I am so proud of you, I could burst. I see great things ahead for your career. Cherish the newness of this—eventually good reviews will be old hat for you. You are a brilliant talent and I’m THRILLED for you!! WAHOOOOOOOO!


  2. Awesome Mary! I am SO very happy for you and can not wait to read it 🙂

  3. Congratulations! And I’m sure it’s just the first of many awesome reviews. I am SO PROUD of you!! Love you and miss you!

    • Mary says:

      Thank you, Judy! I’m stunned and excited to have my first review be so wonderful! I miss you, too. Hopefully, I’ll see you at RT or RWA14. 🙂

  4. Congratulations Mary. So very excited for you.

  5. Jan Jackson says:

    Congrats, Mary. Break out the chocolate!

  6. selenafulton says:

    So exciting! But then, you’re a fabulous writer.

  7. Charlee says:

    Congrats! PW – that’s awesome.

  8. Maura Troy says:

    I know I’ve commented elsewhere on this but it’s worth repeating: this is so AWESOME!!!! Congratulations again!!! 🙂

  9. I finished your book (I only picked it up twice – I couldn’t put it down). Spirited is WONDERFUL reading!!! I could actually picture the scenes as I advanced into the pages! I can not wait until your next book!

    • Mary says:

      Hi Melody,

      Thank you for posting! What a wonderful way to wake to in the morning. 🙂 This is what writers live to hear. I’m not exaggerating when I say, you totally made my day. Thank you!!!

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