Monday, August 22, 2011
Karin Slaughter's Kindle-Only Short Story to Benefit Georgia's DeKalb County Library System
Karin Slaughter To Write Short Story To Benefit Libraries. (booktrade.info, 8/22/2011)
Excerpt: Karin Slaughter, #1 international best-selling author of the recently published Fallen, announced today that her next project will be a digital original short story titled "Thorn in My Side" from Amazon Publishing's Thomas & Mercer imprint, available exclusively as a Kindle Single on August 25th, 2011. One hundred percent of Slaughter's proceeds from sales in the US will benefit the DeKalb County Library System in DeKalb County, Georgia. The Single will also be available on www.amazon.co.uk and one hundred percent of proceeds from these sales will benefit The Reading Agency in the UK.
A long-time advocate for libraries, Slaughter's organization Save the Libraries (www.savethelibraries.com) has raised over $50,000 for her local DeKalb County Library system and served as a model for other library advocacy groups around the globe. Her efforts have been graciously supported by the International Thriller Writers and numerous fellow writers.