Partnering with Scribd for Young Junius

Jeff Lund and his YJJeff Lund and his YJLongtime readers of this blog will remember when I spoke with Ransom Stephens about how he used Scribd to publicize his novel The God Patent

Well, now I've been lucky enough to partner with the good folks at to publicize YOUNG JUNIUS. All this week we're leading up to a rollout of the free PDF of the entire novel on the site. And things are popping off already!

We're serializing select chapters every day until then.

Monday saw the launch of Junius Gets the Nine - Seth Harwood (excerpt from YOUNG JUNIUS)

Today we posted Mourning Mother: Gail Ponds-Posey - Seth Harwood (excerpt from YOUNG JUNIUS)

and The Oracle: Marlene - Seth Harwood (excerpt from YOUNG JUNIUS)

So go on, head over to Scribd and Readcast these excerpts. You can choose to post them to your Facebook and Twitter accounts to really spread the word. Talk about what'd help? Thanks! (Readcasting explained here.)

If you want to know more about Scribd, follow them on Facebook or Twitter.

Excerpt from YOUNG JUNIUS reading in NYC

Watch the video below from last night's event at Otto Penzler's Mysterious Bookshop in NYC to hear me talk about Cambridge residents rich and poor, free coffee at the Coop, my new book, and get heckled by the 4 year old son of my cousin Aaron. Tanner is the tyke's name. Cheer him on!

And in more hot news, YOUNG JUNIUS is now available for Kindle--just $4.99!

Triad Death Match - Episode 4

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Big news this week comes in the form of TWO awesome East Coast readings from Your Boy:


11/2 in Cambridge, MA at the Harvard Coop 7PM and

11/3 in NYC at The Mysterious Bookshop 6:30PM (with free beer!)

After that, I'll be at Noircon in Philly. Come out and say what's up.

See below in the blog for my appearance on This Week in Books and head over to CrimeWAV for our Halloween special featuring the work of Mike Arnzen.

YOUNG JUNIUS on This Week in Books

Mark Jeffrey made the mistake of letting me put my mug up on his video show This Week in Books the other night. You'll see the video of the book and lots of your reader photos, but the downside is you gotta see me all close up to the camera for about half of this.

Here's the link to the This Week In Books website.

Click here to download this video from iTunes. Or just watch below. (Or on YouTube here)


Photo by Mark CogginsPhoto by Mark CogginsYou want the YJ for free? OK! Get it here.

Now you can download the free PDF of YOUNG JUNIUS HERE.

Read it, try it, and if you dig the goods, then GO GET IT!

Check out all these spots:

Signed Copies!

Amazon: Hardcover, Paper

B&N: Hardcover, Paper

Indiebound: Hardcover, Paper

Borders: Hardcover, Paper

Just don't come back sayin' I never gave you nothin'!

It's here!! / Go get 'em!

If, for some crazy reason, you were waiting for my go-ahead to run out and buy YOUNG JUNIUS, consider this it!

Hit your local bookstore, mall, favorite website, library, whatever! In any and all ways you like to buy books, go out and get you some Junius! Go on. I'll wait.

Introducing YOUR Young Wednesday!!

Welcome to YOUR Young Wednesday!

As you all know, back on 10/18, Young Monday had to be postponed due to a lack of availability of YOUNG JUNIUS. Well, now it's widely out and available everywhere fine books are sold!! So let's green light this baby and rush it up the charts, buy some copies, and/or spread the good word to all we know!

The best way to help is to visit here often, send your friends over, Tweet about the book and post updates to your Facebook profile. For those less techy, there's very little as valuable as a good Amazon review, so please head here and write up a 5-star winner!

If you'd like to buy the book, which I hope you will (Big thanks to those who have already), you'll find a list of places online and local booksellers to get it on the left-hand side of this page. Whether you buy hardcover, paperback or support Amazon, B&N or your local favorite (find one on IndieBound if you don't have one) I'm just pleased that you and yours will have the book.

As always, you can get me to sign a copy if you buy it from one of these two stores close by my abode.

And that's all, folks, I'll be back Wednesday wherever you like to find me, marching on, pushing the needle, and shaking the foundation!

Thanks for your support!

PS: I'm coming to the East Coast!! I'll be in Cambridge, MA on 11/2, NYC on 11/3, and in Philly for Noircon on 11/4 and 11/5. More info here. Hope I'll see ya!

Podioracket Live Call-in Interview

First off, you gotta check out this week's live YOUNG JUNIUS interview hosted by Podioracket pros Rhonda Carpenter and Brian Rathbone. Brian's book Call of the Herald is currently kicking some serious ass over at the Kindle store, and Rhonda's always busting it up the Podiobooks charts with her Mark of a Druid!

Click here to listen now or download this show.

This show features my own mother, Shah "The Real Young Junius" Anderson, lots of original Palms Daddies and Mommas calling in, and tons of awesome! Check it, check it, and enjoy.

I've also got a great Young Junius special edition video from David Heyes right here:

Fact is, this'll have to tide you over for a while because this week's episode of Triad Death Match is postponed due to... an old friend's Bachelor Party in Vegas. Can you blame me? Priorities, I tell you.


YJ-MontanaYJ-MontanaOk, soldiers, thanks much much for joining the ranks! Right now, YJ isn't available in stores or on Amazon so we have to wait a pinch.

You can pre-order the book now on Amazon or, what's better, is to visit/call/email your local bookstore and library to make sure they've got the book on order and are planning on getting it in.

I really appreciate your support! More soon from the general, et al.

Thanks and I hope to see you/talk with you on tonight's Podioracket live call-in show at 6PM PST/9 EST. Call in is 347-996-3319. site is

Yer boy,


PS: Special editions are in the mail and Tweets/free PDF copies of the book are hitting! Spread the love! You can find the full book via my boys J.C. Hutchins and Scott Sigler

Triad Death Match - Episode 3

Me n the Special EditionsMe n the Special EditionsExciting! The Special Edition copies of YOUNG JUNIUS have been signed, shipped and are on their way to YOU! Lemme know when you get 'em. I can't wait to hear what you think and see your pictures with 'em.

Today I've got all new ideas about YOUNG MONDAY. Check it out on today's episode of TRIAD DEATH MATCH (listen here) as I explain why we should back off on our rush for tomorrow. It's true.

Books just aren't in stores enough yet, so the bombardment has to be pushed back. BUT, you can help things now by

1) stopping by your local bookstore (or calling / emailing / facebooking) to be sure they're planning to stock YOUNG JUNIUS.

2) ask your local library to stock it too!

What's more, you'll be getting the Free PDF of the whole book tomorrow on a number of sites and I'm still doing the LIVE call-in show tomorrow night on Call in at or join the live chatroom here! We start at 6PM PST and 9PM EST. Phone is 347-996-3319. See you/speak to you then! 

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