Look At These Wild Heroes Reading My Book

So it was cool when galleys went out and the occasional friend sent me a photo of themselves with my book. But I have to say, that now that hardcovers have shipped and actual fans I don’t know (or who I do know but bought it anyway! do that HERE if you haven’t!) have the book and are photographing it in interesting ways, I really feel like this is a living thing that matters. BEHOLD, THE BOOK IN THE WORLD:

First up, we have the crown prince of Air Jordans, Mychal Denzel Smith, rocking matching shoes to the book. He later vowed that he could never be seen wearing these sneakers again, since they appeared on his Instagram. WHAT A HERO:

All Gold Everything. @alanakm is one of my favorite writers and a dear friend. Once you read this book you’ll understand why. Available for pre-order now, in stores everywhere Feb. 7. #allthelivesiwant

Next we have Katy and her adorable cat, two babes I adore:

Kittens and Katys alike are loving @alanakm’s ✨All The Lives I want✨ #allthelivesiwant

I don’t know Meredith Salisbury but she took an excellent photo of the book for which I am eternally grateful:

snow days are the best days

Corey Kindberg came through with a face masque, cereal, and other forms of decadence to celebrate:

Snow days are perfect. Everyday should be a snow day.

My book has also been spotted as far away as magical Denmark in digital form, where it was joined by healthy lifestyle snacks and a newspaper:

So this is technically a share from my own Instagram but the genius art was done by my darling hero and friend forever Lauren Clyne Medley and I was permitted to steal it for my own marketing purposes! WHAT A DEAL.

And here we have another hero, Michelle, who put the book where it belongs (ON SOME TITTIES):

@alanakm your book came! 😏 #allthelivesiwant

The ever-elegant and refined Rachel Vorona Cote brought some class to the affair with this set-up with the book:

Happy book birthday to my dear friend @alanakm. I wish I could be in NYC to celebrate with you, but I’m at least making things shimmer here (with the help of your beautiful book). Everybody: head to your favorite book seller and grab a copy of Alana’s debut! 🌟#allthelivesiwant

I don’t know this woman but her name is Elizabeth she is stunning and reading my book, the only two things that matter in this world:

@alanakm is my #Valentine. #allthelivesiwant

My favorite little Grim Creeper, Eve Peyser, was the only friend willing to take this macabre photo that I took (a Sylvia Plath death reference) and put it out publicly. May Satan bless her:

Psyched for @alanakm’s book launch tonight! 💕💕 #Allthelivesiwant

Rachel Berkey, whose name rhymes with turkey but that I won’t CALL turkey, kept it simple:

Getting advice from bad women at @61localkitchen and buying books and meeting people I know from the Internet.

Martha Burzynski CLEARLY gets the message of this book and surrounded it with beauty products:

Good morning @alanakm! Enjoying the read and the glitter this morning. #bookstagram #brooklyn

We got Caitlin Cruz, repping both this book and the high seas with that nautical star:

I went all the way to Dallas just to buy @alanakm’s book! A sentence which is mostly true! #allthelivesiwant

And last but NEVER LEAST, my own parents went to their local bookstore to be certain I wasn’t just lying about this whole book deal thing:

Mom and Dad Massey went to @powellsbooks to find their baby’s first book. #allthelivesiwant

If you have a pic you want to share of your copy of All The Lives I Want, use hashtags, #allthelivesiwant or #alanamassey or tag me, @alanakm in them!

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