Big News for Permuted Press and THE BECOMING Series!

Last night, Permuted Press released a press release announcing the creation of Permuted Platinum and a distribution partnership with Ingram Publisher Services.

“PERMUTED PLATINUM is a new line created specifically for worldwide distribution of printed products in both trade paperback and hardcover formats. Previously available only in print-on-demand formats, the Platinum line will be Permuted Press’s first venture into full offset print runs of their most popular titles.”

This is huge news for Permuted Press, because it means that selected books from their catalogue will be made available in bookstores nationwide over the coming year.

What does this mean and why do I feel the need to post about it here?

Well, check out the list of confirmed titles for 2014:

“Confirmed titles releasing over the next 12 months for the PERMUTED PLATINUM line include:

14 by Peter Clines
The Ninth Circle by Brendan Deneen
Blood Brains and Bullets and Legacy of the Living duology by Sean Liebling
Pretty When She Dies by Rhiannon Frater
The Infection and The Killing Floor duology by Craig DiLouie
Pretty When She Kills by Rhiannon Frater
Tentyrian Legacy by Elise Walters
Pretty When She Destroys by Rhiannon Frater
Infection and Containment, Alaskan Undead books 1 and 2 duology by Sean Schubert
The Reaper: No Mercy and The Reaper: Avenging Wraith duology by Sean Liebling
Zombie Attack: Rise of the Horde and Zombie Attack: Army of the Dead by Devan Sagliani
Little Dead Man by Jake Bible
The Becoming and The Becoming: Ground Zero duology by Jessica Meigs
What Zombies Fear: A Father’s Quest and What Zombies Fear: The Maxists duology by Kirk Allmond
The Flu and Healing: The Flu 2 duology by Jacqueline Druga

Needless to say, I’m thrilled. 😀

You can read the entirety of the press release about Permuted Platinum right here. And, as always, if you haven’t read or are behind on the series, you can check out the list of books that are currently available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, and numerous other retailers.

If you’ve read the books and haven’t left reviews yet, those are always appreciated! Just use one of the links above to access the book’s page, and perhaps consider hopping onto my Goodreads page and leaving a review on there for the book too! 🙂 Reviews help sales, and helping sales helps me continue to build my career so I can make more money, reduce my hours at work, and write more books!

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls! PERMUTED PRESS IS HAVING A SALE!

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And for this weekend only, you can get The Becoming, The Becoming: Ground Zero, and The Becoming: Revelations for only $0.99 each! Yes, you read that right. $0.99 each!

Click the book covers below to access the sale page for each book.

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Be sure to share the links, share the love, and pass the word on to everyone you know!

For a complete listing of all the books that Permuted Press has on sale this weekend, click here!

THE BECOMING: GROUND ZERO Named One of The Best Zombie Fiction Releases of 2012 by BN’s Explorations Blog!

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Yep, you read that right! My little novel The Becoming: Ground Zero has been named one of the Best Zombie Fiction Releases of 2012, right alongside amazing books like Dana Fredsti’s Plague Town, Rhiannon Frater’s The Last Bastion of the Living and Siege, Scott Kenemore’s Zombie, Illinois, and Survivors by Z.A. Recht and Thom Brannan!

You can check out the entire list of awesome books right here, and if you haven’t read any of the Becoming series yet, you can still grab The Becoming in ebook for only $2.99 until January 2nd from Amazon and Barnes & Noble!

Cover Reveal: THE BECOMING: GROUND ZERO Re-Issuing With New Cover!

Just like The Becoming is getting a new cover, so is The Becoming: Ground Zero!

This cover. What can I say about this cover? (I mean, really, I’m speechless lol.) I’d love to know your thoughts on it!

As always, The Becoming: Ground Zero is available from assorted retailers for $7.99, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Smashwords, Kobo, and iTunes! You can also get the book in audiobook format on Audible.com!

 

THE BECOMING: GROUND ZERO Reviewed by The Guilded Earlobe!

The Guilded Earlobe, aka Bob Reiss, has posted his review of The Becoming: Ground Zero over on his blog, and he has very awesome things to say about it. Here’s a sampling of his review:

The Becoming: Ground Zero succeeds where many follow ups fail, by changing the tone and slowing down the pace, Meigs actually manages to create even more tension than the original. It’s not an easy ride, with devastating emotion and heartbreak as we become more and more attach to these characters in an extremely unpredictable world. Full of mystery, intrigue and even some romance, The Becoming is a series I want to devour like a lone weaponless survivor in a horde of the undead.

You can read the entirety of his review right here, and you can pick up a copy of the audiobook from Audible.com right here!

Giveaways, Ground Zero, and Autographed Copies!

Just a recap post of the past week or so, in case you missed anything!

First, I have several autographed copies of The Becoming available for purchase for only $15! (This includes shipping, handling, packaging, all that fun stuff.) I accept payments by Paypal and Google Wallet (aka Google Checkout), and I mail as soon as the payment clears/hits my bank account. (Usually within three days.) Copies can be personalized too. If you’re interested in purchasing one, just comment here or hit me up on my email at jessica.meigs@gmail.com to make sure there’s copies left before you pay. (Also, I use a different email address for my Paypal account than what’s listed here, so please don’t try to send money to the jessica.meigs address!)

Secondly, in case you somehow managed to miss all the news, The Becoming: Ground Zero is now available (early!) in eBook format on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords! You can click here to see the synopsis, the incoming praise, and the purchasing links. Paperback and audiobook formats are coming soon! (I will eventually have autographed paperbacks of Ground Zero available for direct purchase too.)

I somehow managed to miss a review of Ground Zero on BuyZombie from mid-June, so here it is for your reading pleasure! A sample of the review:

With some sequels there is always the slight pause while the reader considers that maybe the sequel won’t match up to the first book. That is not the case. Ground Zero delivers pulse pounding action, edge of your seat action, and tension. It’s a rollercoaster ride from start to finish, so strap yourself in for one hair-raising ride through a zombie apocalypse.

Due to popular demand, I’ve started a Facebook group where the novels can be discussed without fear of publicly posted spoilers! You can chat with fans (and with me!), and I’ll be posting exclusive short stories and teasers from future works in the series too. You can check out and join the group right here!

And don’t forget, there’s a Goodreads giveaway going on for The Becoming! You can enter it right here!

The Becoming: Ground Zero Now Available at Barnes & Noble!

The Becoming: Ground Zero, the second book in the Becoming series, is now available for purchase in eBook format from Barnes & Noble!

One year after the Michaluk Virus decimated the southeast, Ethan Bennett and his six companions have become as close as family while facing the trials of living in a drastically changed world. Then a mysterious woman arrives at their safe house in Alabama, pleading for assistance in getting into Atlanta. Despite their suspicions that the woman is hiding important information, Ethan and his friends agree to help. But when they’re suddenly forced to flee from the infected, the cohesion the group cultivated is shattered.

As members of the group succumb to the escalating dangers on their path, new alliances form, new loves develop, and old friendships crumble. In the face of unending horror, one man makes the ultimate sacrifice to save his friends, while another reveals secrets that could hold the key to humanity’s survival.

Ready to purchase? You can pick up The Becoming: Ground Zero for your Barnes & Noble Nook for only $7.99 right here! (Pardon the lack of a cover; I have no idea what’s going on with B&N lately.)