Up and Coming – June 2014

Author FairJune 8, 10 am – 2 pm. The Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market (Nathan Hale Homestead, 2299 South Street, Coventry) An old-fashioned country fair with farmers, produce, home-made pies and preserves, handmade goods, fiddlers, and on Sunday, June 8, twenty Connecticut-based Authors. Come experience what Yankee Magazine calls “New England’s BEST farmers’ market,” and the Boston Globe says, “One of the top 10 things to do in New England this weekend.”  http://coventryfarmersmarket.com/


The Story Behind the Stories – Book Reading / Signing – June 18, 1-2 pm, Bristol Senior Center (240 Stafford Ave. Bristol, CT). For the past several months I have spent one to two days each week writing my upcoming literary novel, Injured Angels, at the Bristol Senior Center (where much of the story takes place). Many center members have read or are reading my current paranormal mystery, Amanda’s Room. In this presentation I will discuss the background of both books and sell and sign copies of the current one.


American Authors and Publishers Guild (AAPG) – Collaboration Kick-off Event – June 18, 6-9 pm, R. J. Julia Book Sellers (768 Boston Post Rd, Madison, CT). This will launch our new partnership with one of Connecticut’s premier booksellers with monthly featured titles and quarterly book signings of quality independently published books by Connecticut authors.


Amanda’s Room E-book Price Reduced – For the first time since its publication, the e-book retail price for Amanda’s Room has been reduced from $2.99 to $0.99 and is available from any of these sites: Amazon.com (Kindle), BarnesandNoble.com (Nook), Smashwords.com (Most e-readers). See below for the specific site addresses)


Where can you get Amanda’s Room?



The Hospital of Central Connecticut, Bradley Memorial Hospital Campus, Gift Shop, 81 Meriden Avenue Southington, CT06489

Tops Market, 887 Meriden-Waterbury Turnpike, Southington, CT06479, (860) 628-8794

The Southington Chamber of Commerce, 1 Factory Sq # 201, Southington, CT 06489, (860) 628-8036


The Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave. Bristol, 06010, (860) 584-7895, has copies available to loan to their members.



Amanda’s Room is available at many on-line sites. Among the most prominent are:

Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), http://www.amazon.com/Amandas-Room-Chuck-Miceli/dp/1475291973

BarnesandNoble.com (paperback and Nook), http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/amandas-room-chuck-miceli/1109800880

Smashwords.com (multiple e-book formats), https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/131678

Paretreepublishing.net (paperback). 


If you have read Amanda’s Room and have not already done so, please consider adding your review to one of the on-line outlet sites. Personal recommendations are one of the best forms of advertising.


Libraries – Paperback copies of Amanda’s Room can be borrowed from the following public libraries:


Connecticut: Southington, Willington, Forestville, Oxford, W. Hartford (Faxon Branch)

Massachusetts: Dudley, Woods Hole

Pennsylvania: Laughlin, Pittston 


If your public library carries Amanda’s Room and is not listed above, please notify me and I will add them to the list.


If your local library does not carry Amanda’s Room and you would like them to, please have them contact me and I will be happy to send them a free copy.


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