mazon gets their books from a wholesaler, who gets them from Bella Distribution. Generally, all books ship out on pallets to wholesalers and distributors 2-3 weeks prior to the release date, after they are released by the printer. The time it takes for those wholesalers to inventory, unpack, re-pick, pack and ship books out to their clients (booksellers and others) can take anywhere between 7-10 days (generally).
My lesbian retelling of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, Just Like That, has already been translated for publication in Spain and Germany, and this month (I believe) it is being released in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
I know I’m speaking for Radclyffe as well when I say to all the readers — we hope you enjoy this anthology as much as we enjoyed writing it.
ne of the things writers do when we gather is compare not just the good, but the bad side of putting our work into the public marketplace… so this was my answer to the question.