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TheReverend 11-26-2012 08:42 AM

Thanks to All!
 
This past weekend my book sold out for the FOURTH time.

For some perspective, that's more sell outs than months it's been available.

Needless to say, this is crushing my, and obviously my publisher's, expectations. More importantly, this kind of impact means it'll go a LONG ways towards the charity WE (yes, WE. Every purchase made this a "we") support, the Children of Fallen Patriots.

Anyway, thanks again to all. Your kind words and PMs about what you enjoyed and the emotions you shared with me while reading have obviously meant a lot. More than most of you will ever know, so for one last time:

Thank you all.

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...33369871_o.jpg

Rock Chalk 11-26-2012 08:43 AM

Are you a NYT Bestseller yet?

Kaylore 11-26-2012 08:44 AM

He's an OM best seller.

TheReverend 11-26-2012 08:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rock Chalk (Post 3737608)
Are you a NYT Bestseller yet?

No. We've been #1 in Military categories (even beat the OBL book for a while) and ALMOST cracked the NYT non-fiction list, but close only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.

One day :/

Crushaholic 11-26-2012 09:16 AM

Congratulations, Rev. That's awesome...:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

baja 11-26-2012 10:06 AM

Congrats on the success of your book Rev. That's quite an accomplishment.

fontaine 11-26-2012 12:03 PM

Well done Rev, hope for your continued success in a worthy endeavour.

RhymesayersDU 11-26-2012 12:09 PM

YOLO

Requiem 11-26-2012 12:13 PM

Thanks for sharing with us Rev. CONGRATS! WOO WOO!

TheReverend 11-26-2012 12:14 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by fontaine (Post 3737875)
Well done Rev, hope for your continued success in a worthy endeavour.

You mean "time away from the OM" right? Ha!

Quote:

Originally Posted by RhymesayersDU (Post 3737889)
YOLO

I hate you so much right now lol

ZONA 11-26-2012 12:17 PM

awesome - good work

Rock Chalk 11-26-2012 12:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheReverend (Post 3737618)
No. We've been #1 in Military categories (even beat the OBL book for a while) and ALMOST cracked the NYT non-fiction list, but close only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.

One day :/

Pretty sure close counts in nuclear war too.

Just saying.

Dutch 11-26-2012 01:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Rock Chalk (Post 3737922)
Pretty sure close counts in nuclear war too.

Just saying.

Er, no. You really don't have to be that close in that case, Sarcastic One.

Dutch 11-26-2012 01:23 PM

Got my copy from you a week and a half ago, Rev. Just hadn't had a chance to let you know. I'll be starting it this weekend on my way to a new job, Woo Hoo! Heading up to Richmond, Va. to get AT&T cell sites upgraded to 4GLTE (Field Engineering Manager). Been a real nice couple of weeks, and looking forward to getting into the book. Congrats on the success of the book. I'll probably be buying a dozen copies for "My Guys" for X-mas, so they better hurry up with that next printing! Again, Outstanding Leatherneck! Proud of you.

ColoradoDarin 11-26-2012 02:28 PM

Very nice!

broncosteven 11-26-2012 02:44 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheReverend (Post 3737618)
No. We've been #1 in Military categories (even beat the OBL book for a while) and ALMOST cracked the NYT non-fiction list, but close only counts in horseshoes and hand-grenades.

One day :/

Gene Kranz was on the NY Best Seller list

Maybe you should write a book about Gene to get you over the hump?

Rother8 11-26-2012 02:47 PM

Awesome! Now how much money have you made?

DarkHorse 11-26-2012 02:57 PM

Congrats! Now I want to read it

fontaine 11-26-2012 03:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by TheReverend (Post 3737893)
You mean "time away from the OM" right? Ha!

Yes, anything to keep you off the mane!!

:)

But seriously, well done man.

Hamrob 11-26-2012 08:05 PM

Congrats Man! That's awesome!!!

11-26-2012 08:10 PM

Awesome, we all get a royalty check right?

SoCalBronco 11-26-2012 08:58 PM

Excellent news, Rev, that is great! :)

hambone13 11-27-2012 12:10 AM

OOh Rah!
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TheReverend (Post 3737604)
This past weekend my book sold out for the FOURTH time.

For some perspective, that's more sell outs than months it's been available.

Needless to say, this is crushing my, and obviously my publisher's, expectations. More importantly, this kind of impact means it'll go a LONG ways towards the charity WE (yes, WE. Every purchase made this a "we") support, the Children of Fallen Patriots.

Anyway, thanks again to all. Your kind words and PMs about what you enjoyed and the emotions you shared with me while reading have obviously meant a lot. More than most of you will ever know, so for one last time:

Thank you all.

https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...33369871_o.jpg

I'm so happy for you Leather Nuts. I haven't put my order in yet due to time but I know several of the dudes I network with have picked it up.

EDIT: Just Picked it up on Kindle....

I've heard nothing but positive things from people I don't know and their comments not worthy of repeating other than, "buy it, it's good, support a Leatherneck" sort of comments.

It doesn't surprise me that it's roll'n like it is just because of your demeanor and approach to communication and speaking to the things that you know with true Corps value. It also doesn't hurt that the Marine Corps has many fans internationally for being the finest fighting force in history. Congrats my man. I couldn't be more proud.

Semper Fi

J

TheReverend 11-27-2012 02:40 PM

Thanks again, everybody. Don't think I shared this moment with you all, so here's one of my favorite parts of this process:

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