Pinterest Savvy interviewed author Jody Hedlund, who briefly explains how authors can use Pinterest to sell books. She provides examples from her own very good experience using this platform to connect with readers and says:
I love that I can provide encouragement, inspiration, and fun stuff for my readers. I also share writing tips for aspiring writers. And secondly, I hope that my pins and the focus of my boards can continually draw new readers. I like to see potential readers intrigued enough to follow the links over to my website and find out more about my books.