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My EBook at a 67% Discount Price!


I am happy to tell you that my eBook Look for Me Under the Rainbow is again at a 67% discount price during Kindle promo week!Sunday, September 15, 2019, 8:00 AM PDT through Sunday, September 22, 2019, 12:00 AM PDTGrab this opportunity and read the story of a harp seal Danny at a favorable price! Please spread the word and tell your friends about it. If you care about its message and want more future readers to hear about it, please leave an honest review on Amazon and Goodreads. Thank you!“I loved this short story about a sweet young harp seal who faces both adventure and loss despite being so young. This is a gentle, but realistic tale about the life many seals face out in the wild—with hum...
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Readers’ Favorite Bronze for Look for Me Under the Rainbow!


Look for Me Under the Rainbow got another recognition—the Bronze Medal in the Fiction–Animals category in 2019 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest!Readers’ Favorite recognizes Look for Me Under the Rainbow by Bernard Jan in its annual international book award contest, currently available at Amazon here.The Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT best-sellers and celebrities.Readers’ Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect of renowned publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and ...
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Back to School Spotlight


Hey guys,I’m featured in Back to School Spotlight–Teen/YA on Kimberly’s blog My Bookish Bliss! Awesomeness, right?!Although, like me, you might probably have been out of school for years already haha, why don’t you read Kimberley’s short interview with me?If you want to know what the inspiration was for my book Look for Me Under the Rainbow, how long it took me to write it, what made me decide to be a YA writer, if my main character was modeled from a real person, or what my favorite ice cream flavor is, this is the place where you’ll find it out!Thanks for your attention and hope you like my answers!BJwww.bernardjan.comBernard Jan in Back to School Spotlight–Teen/YACheck this post on Goodre...
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Look for Me Under the Rainbow at Discount Price!

Look for Me Under the Rainbow by Bernard Jan

This is your opportunity! Look for Me Under the Rainbow at a 67% discount price during Kindle promo week!Monday, June 24, 2019, 8:00 AM PDT through Sunday, June 30, 2019, 8:00 AM PDT“I would have this book in schools everywhere, because it really teaches people (and kids) the cruelties of humans. The story as a whole and Danny reminded me of Bambi. Highly recommend the book!”—John-Clement Gallo, author of The ShadowverseAn excerpt from the book:Danny watched with joy as baby seals crawled out from hollows in the ice that served as cots and waddled to their mothers. They hungrily suckled on warm milk before returning to their ice beds to continue their sleep.Danny’s seemingly indifferent fath...
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My Spring Equinox Promo Week


It is not coincidence I targeted the new promo week for my novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow on spring equinox. With the coming of spring I wanted to offer my faithful old and new readers and supporters another opportunity to get the story of Danny at a 67% bargain price.Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 8:00 AM PDT through Wednesday, March 27, 2019, 12:00 AM PDTThis promo week comes a few weeks before this year’s slaughter of baby seals will take place in the east of Canada. Some pups will be only a few weeks old before their gentle heads are smashed with hakapiks and their bodies skinned alive. What an awful reminder that our civilization has so little place for humanity in its profit-and-mon...
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A New Year's Gift


Happy 2019!I will start the new 2019 year with something nice, a small gift of $2 discount on my novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow. The whole week its Amazon price will be only $0.99 so please mark these days and share them with anyone you know and care about.Thursday, January 3, 2019, 8:00 AM PST through Thursday, January 10, 2019, 12:00 AM PSTThis is a 67% discount on my story about the harp seal pup Danny and the group of Rainbow Warrior environmentalists and activists trying to save baby seals hunted for their fur. My readers love this story and the message it carries. If you've read and loved it too, please leave the honest review. Your review will help it shine and sparkle in the c...
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Another 3rd Place


All contests for my book Look for Me Under the Rainbow in 2018 are over! In the last contest for the book of the year, Look for Me Under the Rainbow got 61 votes and won a 3rd place in YA and Middle Grade Book category in TCK Publishing 2018 contest. To see complete results in this category, please browse to page 12/16.What is interesting about this contest is that in YA and Middle Grade category my book ended up 3rd out of 65 books while in all 16 categories it won enough votes to end up as 13th out of 672 books which competed in this year’s TCK Publishing contest.So the year 2018 ended up with the following ratings for Look for Me Under the Rainbow: A review in The Book Designer’s e-Book C...
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Bronze Winner


Do you remember November 2017 when my book A World Without Colorwon the 1st place as the cover of the year in a Literary Fiction category of AUTHORSdb contest? This November my other book Look for Me Under the Rainbow won bronze in Fiction Small Category - Cover Contest Only. Happy!! I also submitted it to The Book Designer’s e-Book Cover Design Contest for April where it received a nice review by the guest judge Kit Foster, an award-winning graphic designer who specializes in book cover design, and to AllAuthor cover contest for May where it ended up #6! I am sure its rank would be much better if it didn’t enter the contest with one day and 140 votes delay due to an error. But this is also ...
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Chasing Votes, Not Rainbows


My novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow about the killing of harp seal pups in Canada and the group of environmentalists and activists trying to save them is still competing in two contests.It would be a great help if you could spread the word because you can only until October 26 vote for the semi-finalsof the AUTHORSdb Cover Contest 2018 for Look for Me Under the Rainbow. This is why it needs as many as possible VOTES NOW.In another TCK Publishing contest for the book of the year, Look for Me Under the Rainbow is on the second place in YA and Middle Grade category. It needs 48 votes to take the leading position! Do you think we can do it together? Can you help Danny become a leader in YA ...
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The Story of Danny at Discounted Price


My book Look for Me Under the Rainbow is in Kindle promotion days! Here are the scheduled dates for discounted prices in Kindle Countdown Deal:1          September 16, 2018 at 8:00 AM (PDT)       80h      $0.99   67%2          September 19, 2018 at 4:00 PM (PDT)       80h      $1.99   34%End     September 23, 2018 at 12:00 AM (PDT)                 Original list price $2.99Grab your ebook, if you don’t have it yet, and tell your friends who would love to get it at discounted price. Now is the time to do that and let them know!Erwin’s eyes refocused on the present. “Helen, the boy in this legend was the first Rain-bow Warrior to walk this planet. We were named after him.”She watched him bleary...
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Your Votes and My Smiles


Don’t believe an author who tells you they don’t like their books. It’s a pure lie. If we didn’t like the books we wrote, we wouldn’t publish them and share them with you! That is the real truth.Since we already did that—wrote them, invest a bigger or smaller amount of time, money and enthusiasm to publish them and bring the final product in front of you to enjoy, love or hate it (heaven forbid the last one happens!)—we also hope and count on your support and kindness to help our books reach others and continue their life through your purchased copies, word-of-mouth recommendations, honest reviews or votes in various contests.As it was the case with my first novella A World Without Color, I ...
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Free and Simple


I'll put it simple. Look for Me Under the Rainbow FREE DOWNLOAD!Saturday, June 30, 2018, 12:00 AM PDT to Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11:59 PM PDTI won't say it for certain, but this is probably the last free promo in a while of my story of Danny, a curious harp seal pup with soft white fur and black innocent eyes, and Helen, an environmentalist and member of a young activist crew of the Rainbow Warriors, whose mission is to save animals.This is why I give you four days to download my e-book. Happy reading!In the brief moment he surfaced, he thought he heard a familiar sound. Rumbling, buzzing, splashing. Dragged under too soon, he could not figure it out.But he had managed to breathe in some air ...
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Blooms and Thorns of May


Most definitely May 2018 was one of the most exciting and annoying months. When my heart bloomed and my soul wept with frustration.Good news? My Twitter profile got its first 10,000 followers! My LinkedIn profile hit the number of 4,000 friends and followers! Fantastic news!Care to join my old and new followers? Would be so cool!May 9 was a good day. An excellent day, because the paperback edition of my novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow has been released on Amazon. Oh, happy day! Happy was also May 22 when my copies were released by Croatian customs and arrived at my home!Celebration! And then frustration!Boring and long frustration just like all those GDPR notifications piling up in our...
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First Ebook, Now Paperback!


I am thrilled to announce that my paperback edition of Look for Me Under the Rainbow has been launched on May 9, 2018!You can get your copy on Amazon at the special launch price of $6.43 only during May before the price goes up. My ebook will be available for $2.99. PAPERBACK  EBOOK I like my ebook cover, but paperback looks even better! Don't you think so too? Mario Kožar from MKM Media did a splendid job! If you like his style and how he does my book covers, visit his website and shoot him a message.Speaking of book covers: As you know, Look for Me Under the Rainbow is competing for Cover of the month May in AllAuthor contest. Being enrolled a day later than other books, it is ranked #6 wi...
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Danny Needs Your Votes


My new book Look for Me Under the Rainbow has been enrolled in the AllAuthor Cover of the month for their May contest, competing with 69 other books!This year it has been enlisted a day later than other books, so already at the start it didn't have an equal position when it appeared online: it was over 140 votes behind.This is why my harp seal pup Danny and my book need your help more than ever! Please vote for Look for Me Under the Rainbow. Help it catch up and give it a chance to fight the battle of equals. With your support, we stand a chance. Without you . . . well I don't even want to consider that option.Thank you so much for your support! I look forward to your votes!Please follow thi...
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Free Download as Thank You


I am giving my new book Look for Me Under the Rainbow for free!As a token of appreciation for the great reviews it received after its launch, Look for Me Under the Rainbow will be free for you and all your friends on the following days:Monday, April 23, 2018, 12:00 AM PDT to Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 11:59 PM PDTMark those dates and spread the word! Help it get lots of downloads so the truth about the hunt on baby seals in Canada comes to the every corner of the world.After that, Look for Me Under the Rainbow will be available at a reduced price of $1.99 until on May 1, 2018 it reaches its regular price.I hope you enjoy reading it. Please leave an honest review after you close your Kindle. Ju...
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Amidst the Seal Hunt, a Book is Born


My new book has been launched!Right on time, even though Amazon records its launch date as April 15, 2018, Look for Me Under the Rainbow is now available for purchase for a first-week-only special price of $0.99! If you are a member of KDP Select, you can read it for free with Kindle Unlimited.In a unique and gentle way the novella Look for Me Under the Rainbowsheds light on the plight of baby seals in Canada and warms the hearts of young adult and other readers concerned about our planet and its treasures with the idea that change is needed, change is possible, and change will come.Grab and download your ebook at a special price now; help Look for Me Under the Rainbow hit better Amazon rank...
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Cover and Blurb Reveal


I am happy and honored to present you my new book cover and blurb!As it was the case with the awarded cover of my previous book A World Without Color, Mario Kožar from MKM Media is the creator of the cover for my YA novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow. I think he did an amazing job with this one too! Thank you all who provided your valuable comments.Indie author Jonathan Hill, backed up by the entire team of my readers and fans, helped me with my blurb. Thank you for your suggestions and dedication, my friends!Many of you breathed a piece of yourselves into this book so it could start a new life. I love you all for that!I hope and wish my old and new readers will enjoy Look for Me Under th...
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A World Without Color News & Updates


Thanks to everyone who downloaded my ebook A World Without Colorduring its free promo days March 21-25, 2018! And another thank you to those who already posted their honest reviews on Amazon and shared their support and kindness with me.As I announced before and during the free promo days, as of March 27, 2018 A World Without Color is no longer available for free reading with Kindle Unlimited. Instead of that I am lowering its price from $1.99 to $0.99 so those to whom every dollar counts could get it and read it at a cheaper price.A special bonus of the free book will go to my new followers and subscribers to my blog Muse as a token appreciation for their support. If you are one of my earli...
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Be My Early Reader!

Wanna be my early reader?Next month I am launching my new novella Look for Me Under the Rainbow (scheduled date April 17).Look for Me Under the Rainbow is a story of the harp seal pups Danny and Jon and the plight of seal pups in Canada hunted and clubbed for their soft fur, and the group of environmentalists and activists determined to save them. It carries a strong ecological message and is a loud call for humanity. My editor says, "Anyone not moved by it has no heart." I couldn't agree more!I'm opening up to 50 spots for a special team of fans to be early readers.Interested? Please subscribe at www.bernardjan.com and I'll get back to you! If you are already subscribed and on my team, plea...
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