“State of Mind” Los Angeles Invasion Increases Sales of Thriller Novel by 300%

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Wild Postings of the iconic, scarred head from “State of Mind” invaded the streets of LA during the holidays, generating a 300% increase in book sales.

Wilshire Blvd. & Vermont

“During the campaign, ‘State of Mind’ saw a 300% increase in sales over the prior eight weeks.”

Posters of Sven Michael Davison’s award winning book cover for “State of Mind” were plastered all around Los Angeles between December 17, 2011 and January 9, 2012. The iconic, scarred head drew attention and conjured a massive increase in sales.

“During the campaign, ‘State of Mind’ saw a 300% increase in sales over the prior eight weeks.” Jeannine Patton, Bedouin Press’ publicist observed. “We are very pleased with the results. Thank you, LA.”

“State of Mind” is a cautionary tale set in a classic post-industrial dystopia. Jake Travissi, a fallen hero, is given a rare second chance at redemption. The price? Volunteer to have a computer chip implanted in his brain and join Homeland Security’s experimental Enhanced Unit. “State of Mind” is set within a vivid tapestry where the boundaries between the virtual world and the real world have dissolved.

“State of Mind” is a finalist and winner of two Dan Poynter’s Global eBook Awards.

“A thoughtfully composed piece of cyberpunk that will please readers of both science fiction and noir.” – Kirkus Reviews

“Davison’s Los Angeles is pulpy- vibrant, an unforgettable wasteland. State of Mind is the world of the near future, the horrible synthesis of human desire and the technology to make it a reality. – ForeWord Reviews

“This book deserves to go directly to the ‘Top Ten Best Sellers List.’” – Deb Shunamon, Reader Views.

“There are some crazy twists and turns in this novel and the end? One word… WOW. It totally blew me away. There are plenty of shocking, hanging on the edge of my seats moments. – Alice Bola, girls just reading

Sven Davison was raised in Denver, graduated NYU with a bachelor’s degree in film, and has worked as a trailer copywriter at Paramount Pictures and a staff screenwriter for several other smaller production companies. Davison currently oversees the linear content and menu production at 1K Studios, which is employed by most major film production companies.

For more information visit http://www.stateofmindbook.com

By Sven Michael Davison
Published by Bedouin Press
$25.95 • (389 pages) • 6 x 9
Hardcover with dust jacket • ISBN: 978-0-9666149-2-3
eBook $4.95
Publication date: 2011
To request a review copy or to schedule an interview, contact: Jeannine Patton
(310) 748-8731


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