The International Bank of Bob burst onto the scene yesterday -- chronicling lender and author Bob Harris' journey around the world to meet Kiva borrowers and see how loans have changed their lives. Needless to say, we were very excited.

But then something even more magical happened... the book started climbing the charts! First it was #55 on Barnes & Noble and named one of Amazon's "Movers and Shakers." Then suddenly, it was #11 on Amazon's Bestselling Books list! And by the end of the day it was at #3!

Today is the book's second day in the top 20 on Amazon, and it's currently #38 on Barnes & Noble. We're overwhelmed and delighted by this early success, and we owe it all to YOU! Our amazing lenders drove sales all day long yesterday, even prompting the publisher to order a second printing of the book on it's very first day out! It's clear we've got a hit on our hands, bringing more support for our borrowers.

We can't thank you enough for ordering the book, sharing with your friends, spreading the word, and making a difference! The more people who get a chance to read Bank of Bob, the more people who will see what Kiva and small loans can make possible. More loans means more people reached!

Thank you so much!

Let's keep it going and see how long we can keep the book on Amazon's top 100. You can find out everything you need to know about it here:

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