Vacant Chairs, the collection of short poem by Linda Blagdon, has gained Amazon #1 Bestseller status on Amazon. Engen Books would like to thank Blagdon for letting us be a part of her journey to this monumental achievement.
On September 12 2017 Linda Blagdon’s poetry collection Vacant Chairs reached #1 on the Amazon Canadian Poetry Bestsellers list and the Amazon eBook Canadian Bestsellers list. The book peaked at #286 on the Amazon Bestseller’s Rank out of all of Amazon’s 1.8 million paid books at 1:33PM Newfoundland time, and was added to Amazon’s Bestseller’s list at 4:51PM.
“I’m beside myself. I honestly do not know what to think or feel, and I am so grateful,” said Blagdon, when called by her publisher to be told the news. Continue reading ‘Vacant Chairs’ by Linda Blagdon becomes an Amazon #1 Bestseller!
Update: as of 11:42 NST Sept 11 2017, the book has reached #3 on the Canadian Poetry list.
Engen Books would like to congratulate Linda Blagdon, who today broke the Top 5 chart on Amazon’s Canadian Poetry Bestseller’s list.
As of writing, the book is at #4 on both Canadian Poetry and Canadian Poetry eBooks lists, sitting alongside all-time greats like Leonard Cohen and Margaret Atwood. The book has also reached #29 on Amazon.ca’s category for all Poetry.
When we called her to let her know how far she’d risen up the charts, Blagdon was in disbelief.
Vacant Chairs is a collection of sixty-eight poems from native Newfoundlander Linda Blagdon that highlight both the struggles and joys of growing up in Newfoundland. These poems reflect on the nature of family and friends, based on Blagdon’s own experience or stories passed down via the Newfoundland oral tradition.
Ranging from humorous to tragic, and from inspirational to personal, ‘Vacant Chairs’ provides a window into the depth of one woman’s experience of Newfoundland culture, tradition, and faith.
Engen Books would like to offer its sincerest gratitude to Blagdon’s friends and fans, and to Blagdon herself for allowing us to take part in her success.
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