If you’d like to have your book featured at five upscale
hotels that offer guests books to read for free, check out the following five
hotels. If you think your book would fit their needs, why not offer them a free
copy? It’s a great way to get the word-of-mouth going, especially among the more affluent.
Atlantis, Paradise Island, Bahamas;
800-ATLANTIS. Web: http://www.atlantisbahamas.com. Features 1,300 books and books on
tapes on a wide variety of topics.
Heathman Hotel, Portland,
Oregon; 800-551-0011. Web: http://www.heathmanhotel.com. Features signed first editions, plus 3,000 other books.
Park Hyatt, Tokyo, Japan; 011-81-3-5322-1234. Web:
Their 41st floor library features 2,000 books. They deliver book choices to rooms.
Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, Vail, Colorado; 800-282-4183. Web:
http://www.vailcascade.com. Longtime guest Paul Esserman donated 750 books from
his personal library. Features primarily fiction, from Charles Dickens to Stephen King.
Woodstock Inn & Resort, Woodstock, Vermont; 800-448-7900. Web:
http://www.woodstockinn.com. 1,000 titles, including 800 casebound. Favors regional authors.
1001 Ways to Market Your Books, 6th Edition describes more than 1,000
ideas, tips, and suggestions for marketing books — all illustrated with real-life examples showing how other
publishers and authors have marketed their books.
“Without glitzy idealism or funky hopelessness, Kremer does a sound job of talking about marketing, telling
stories from his own and others' experiences. He knows his subject, imparting important information in a
fast-paced, very open way. Extremely good stuff here.” — The Book Reader
May, 2008. 704-page pdf, $9.99. ISBN: 0-912411-49-X.