Friday, 30 November 2012

Orangeberry Book Tours - Lost Samba by Richard Klein


You know that the economy is doing well, that the next Olympics and the next World Cup will be there, you have heard about its Football, its Carnival and the crime scene. But is this enough to really know anything about the country? Wouldn’t you like to know how it is to live there?
Surely you would like visit it in its most exciting times experiencing revolutions, hyperinflation, the seventies and the eighties, drugs and crime, and travel with a guide who you understand, and who understands you, through Ipanema, Copacabana, Bahia, Favelas, Salvador, Arraial d’Ajuda, Trancoso, Sao Paulo, Canoa Quebrada, and so many other places.
Wouldn’t it be great if he also explained Brazil’s culture and its football, its mentality, its ecology and its politics as well as taught you about Samba, Brazilian Rock, Frevo, Lambada and the Trio Eletrico?
You will find all of this in Lost Samba: a book about true stories bathed by the bitter-sweet happiness of Rio de Janeiro’s golden youth in the 60′s, the 70′s and the 80′s. In its pages you will know about the roller coaster of events that took that generation from the “Economic Miracle” of the sixties to the worst economic crisis in recent history in the eighties, all seen through the eyes of the Brazilian son of a British expat and a Holocaust escapee.
Buy now @ Amazon
Genre – Memoir / Adventure
Rating – PG13
Connect with Richard Klein on Facebook
Blog http://lostsambablog.com/
Website http://www.lostsamba.com/
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Books Sold - 6 Nov 2011 to 31 May 2012

Some of you have asked me for my total number of books sold to evaluate KDP Select so here it is. Bear in mind, that results will vary based on genre and author. Good luck and remember, Keep Moving Forward.

Total - 120,836

1. Excuse Me, My Brains Have Stepped Out
Amazon Kindle - 42,559
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2. Frequent Traveller
Amazon Kindle - 35277
Paperback -
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3. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 1
Amazon Kindle - 462
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4. Mirror Me Martha (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 281
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5. Drive On Hope (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle - 190
Smashwords -

6. Blog-A-Licious Directory 2012
Amazon Kindle - 1
Smashwords -

7. Pandora's Reading Room 1
Amazon Kindle -
Paperback - N/A

8. The Cat That Barked (Short Story)
Amazon Kindle -

9. Dora's Essentials - Examining Anxiety
Amazon Kindle -

10. Dora's Essentials - Books, Blogs & Smiles 2
Amazon Kindle -

11. Elevenses from Around the World
Amazon Kindle -

12. Genetically Modified Foods vs. Sustainability
Amazon Kindle -

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Dealightfully Frugal

Blog-A-Licious - The Few, The Proud, The Wife

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My Soul Slippers

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Blog-A-Licious - Pretty All True

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Blog-A-Licious - The Invisible Art

Blog-A-Licious - Rediscovering Domesticity

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Blog-A-Licious - Quiver Full

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Blog-A-Licious - Great Fun

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Blog-A-Licious - Amelie

Raising Amelie

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