Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Ah, the lovely world of internet shopping

This morning, one of our friends received his shipment of my book that he had ordered online. Since then I am torn between taking chapter by chapter feedback from him as he peruses this great work of literature and avoiding him at all costs. The perils of being a first-time author, many, many.

I am currently looking after my ill baby who refuses to put anything in his mouth (other than an occasional piece of carpet lint) and my ill Mom who thankfully has no such compulsions. Posting has therefore been somewhat infrequent.

Anyhow, so this is a short post to say that the book is now available online. Click on this link to go to the Landmark site and buy the book:

Readers abroad, Amazon is yet to stock it. I will post the details as soon as they do, hopefully very soon.

Once again, thank you guys, this is an amazing ride and I am glad you are coming along.

Woo, that sounded good.


The Soul of Alec Smart said...

By the way, went to

Here's the one review that was on the website for your book:

"Hilarious and witty, the characters in this book share with you that one year of their lives which is filled with turmoil, fun and love associated with the arrival of a new born. Author Parul Sharma's writing is definitely humorous and a must read for all ages!"

I'm so going to order a copy. :)

Anuradha said...

Ordering complete ... it felt super to see a book I recognised in the 'New Books' category! :-) Hope the little one feels soon better!

buk vorm said...

Bought it sweetie! And how come your friend got the book so soon? I racked my brains trying to search for it online, but could'nt find it. Anyways, they say it should arrive within the next 7 days. :-D

preetischronicle said...

I just ordered the book. Am excited to see it now. How much time you think they will take to ship to delhi (i know you are not taking care of the shipping etc..but just like that)

Elizabeth said...

many congratulations.
Looking forward to some more witty writing.

Mamma mia! Me a mamma? said...

So far, the ride has been super-fantastic! Thanks for letting us tag along.

Hugs to Vasu, er sorry, Adi and his naani. (This is where fact and fiction collide, I presume!) Hope they're both feeling better!

BeachBum said...

Wow Parul....that's amazing! Congratulations on making your dream come true. I can take care of the publicity around here ;-)
Just waiting for amazon to be out with it. Hope Adi and nani get better soon...take care!

nomadz said...

congratulations!! peeking in after a long time.

looking fwd to reading the book and get well soon wishes to Adi and his Naani.

Deepti said...

Wow ... I am waiting for it to hit stores .. love the feeling of actually buying a book ( talk about cheap thrills!! ;) ) And I need it to be autographed by the author too!! :D

Poppins said...

Saw it on Flipkart. Shipping is free + there's a discount. :(

Wish I'd seen it before I paid 280 on Landmark (yes me ever the cheapskate)

There are already reviews, when the hell did these people buy and read it. You are disappointing us wannabe fans Parul, not giving us information ! :)

Mama - Mia said...

this weekend i make a trip to landmark! or will the book be on stores on 23rd only?

way to go parul!

Anonymous said...

hey....i bought ur book as soon as i saw the post...i am sure it will be lovely


Parul said...

The Soul of Alec Smart...I must say that the reviews have started faster than I would have imagined! And thanks, I have put up the flipkart link now!

Anuradha...Gosh, thanks! I am really nervous now! Adi is better now but the cough persists.

buk vorm...Yay, let me know how it goes!

preetischronicle...You are right, shipping etc is strictly out of my league! Hope it reached soon though!

Elizabeth...I hope I have been witty then!

Mamma mia! Me a mamma?...You have been wonderful to me but you know that!
Once you read, you will know that Vasu is not Adi.

BeachBum...Many thanks! Gosh, I hope the amazon thing happens quickly.

nomadz...Thanks, how come no see in such a long time?

Deepti...Me too, I would much rather go to a store too. In fact M does all my internet shopping!

Poppins...Aww, I am so sorry :( I have put it up now. To make up, lunch is on me!

Mama - Mia...Yes, yes, please do and let me know what you think, phew!

Parul said...

Anon (Deepika) - I really hope you will like it, I do. Write to me when you are done reading!

buk vorm said...

Parul, can I have lunch with you too? I bought the book at landmark for 280 too :-P.

The knife said...

Congrats Parul...I hope the geeks find a way to ship the bubbly across on the web :)

Parul said...

buk vorm - Sigh, this is going to be expensive, isn't it? But I get to meet blog friends so yay, anyway!

the knife - Many thanks!

Serendipity said...

its also the 'item of the day' on the Landmark website :D

more happy? :)

Penguin said...

I'm so dying to go home NOW and get my copy! The sweetest Unpredictable has ordered a copy for me there - yayy!!! Apparently, there is a chance that we might meet in September, thanks to Unpred once more. Will you please please sign my copy then for me? Pretty please?

preetischronicle said...

ok, I have read the comments and since I bought at landmark too, I will get it autographed from you, and have lunch too ...HAHAHAHAHAHA!
*evil laughter*

Parul said...

Serendipity...Thanks for the tip-off, love! I checked it out and got very excited!

Penguin...I know, Unpred and I were chatting about it some time back! And of course I will meet you at That Person's shaadi, can't wait!

preetischronicle...Of course. In fact, you know what, we should have a Blr bloggers lunch or something if I do come down, that will be cool!

buk vorm said...

I'll pay for it sweetie...All I want is your company. OK OK I know how that sounded and am not even going there :-)