Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings is only about six weeks old but WOW! what a ride it has been so far.

Thanks, EVERYONE, for the reader e-mail, blog mentions, tweets, contests and reviews and for helping to spread the word about Jade–my chocolate-mug-cake-loving/reluctant mermaid.

Your support and enthusiasm have meant SO much!

Some of you have asked, “Will there be a sequel?!” and today, I can enthusiastically say NO! 

There will not be a sequel.

   There will be TWO!!!!!!!   

From today’s Publishers Marketplace:

REAL MERMAIDS DON’T WEAR TOE RINGS author Hélène Boudreau’s next two books in the Real Mermaids series, about a plus-sized, aquaphobic teenager with mermaid tendencies, again to Rebecca Frazer at Jabberwocky,  by Lauren MacLeod at The Strothman Agency (World English).

PROOF! *click to enlarge*

Doing a couple of virtual cannon balls and back flips over this news. Woohoo!

Plus! Want to win a copy of Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings?  Swing by these two blogs for a chance to win!

The Life (and Lies) of Inanimate Flying Objects: contest ends Jan 31st

The Bookologist: contest ends Feb 13th

So, there’s my news!

Two SEA-QUELS! Hooray!


NEW! Eating YA Books: (ends Jan 9th)

NEW! First Page Panda: (ends Jan 17th)

NEW! Icey Books: (ends Jan 9th)

Michelle and Leslie’s Book Picks: (ends Jan 8th)

 I Just Wanna Sit Here and Read: (ends Jan 7th)

Claudia Osmond / Where the (not so) Wild Things Are: (ends Jan 5th)

  goldfish Bonne chance!