If you're anything like me you probably scream in your sleep, and also get ratty finding a favourite author released a new book months ago and you could've been reading it ALL THIS TIME.
The sad reality is no matter how diligently that author promotes it's still possible to drown in the fast social media stream of hilarivomit.
Enter our robot overlords.
Actually, don't do that. Unless that's your thing, but ... *ahem* anyways
Depending on who you like to spend your filthy lucre with Smashwords, Amazon and most of the other hip trendy retailers have a "favourite" or "follow" button that sends you emails whenever a new release comes out. Hell, you don't even need to shop with them to get notifications.