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Criminal Element

Got this email today announcing the opening of a new web site dedicated to crime and mystery.  CriminalElement.com   Pretty cool. Here is the complete press release.  Gee I wonder if they like my original horror stories? FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sarah Melnyk 646-307-5662 sarah.melnyk@stmartins.com MACMILLAN TO LAUNCH […]

The eBook Bookstore

I ran across this article on CNN this morning. Very interesting and very scary for those of us who LOVE books, but, the changes in how bookstores evolve in the next few years will be interesting to watch. To summarize the article:  Borders is going under chapter 11, […]

Google ebookstore

If you have an eReader that can read Adobe’s ebook format (Nook, Sony Reader and some others….not Kindle) you can download and read books from the new Google ebookstore. Since it was just announced today, I have not had time to play with it on my Nook, but, […]

Color Nook

  Just when I started to love my Nook….along comes a new suitor for my affections. I heard from my wife via text and then friend 3Pigs (yeah…ok that is an alias) that the Nook was now out in color.  Crap….I have been so distracted with ForCarol.com (and […]

October 2010 Thrillers

39 thrillers this month!  Sorry I’m late posting this, been a very tough few weeks. I’ll do better next month! Happy Reading! FEAR: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror edited by R.L. Stine Worth Dying For by Lee Child Law of Attraction by Allison Leotta Fall of Giants […]

Top Earning Authors

From the New York Times…. James Patterson made $70 million and Stephanie Meyer made $40 million. FYI…I made $50 last year from my writing, so I am definately catching up.  😉 Click this link for the full article and more authors (it is short).

So many books, so little time

Being such a slow reader, I often lament that there are sooooo many books to read, but, sooooo little life to read them.  The older I get, the more that applies. Well, I was surfing today and found a Gizmodo article that tells me Google has figured out […]

Barnes & Noble Nook for Fathers Day

  If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you know that my stand on e-book readers has softened from “firmly…staunchly…against”, to “I understand that the stories (and authors) are not going away”, to…. Well gee…..I now have the Nook !! Was I enthusiastically looking forward to […]