I'd been wondering why CHRONIQUES DE LA FIN DU MONDE Au Commencement had gotten off to such a strong start on French Amazon. Even though it has an absolutely gorgeous cover and a very sexy title, if you don't know the book exists, you're not going to shop for it online.
Well, thanks to the miracle of modern post office technology (the mail being delivered on Saturdays) and to my courageous willingness to get dressed on Sunday and walk over to my mailbox, my questions have been answered.
My new favorite publisher Pocket Jeunesse put in a two page, front and inside cover, ad for their French translation of Life As We Knew It (known forever more as La LAWKI in the French daily giveaway Direct Matin on LUNDI 7 MARS 2011.
Naturellement, je suis tres heureuse (at least I hope that's what I am)!