Wow! This happened a lot faster than I thought it would just a couple of short years ago. I was surfing the Internet and saw this article from our friends at Computerworld. Amazon says it sells 105 Kindle based e-books (not counting the free e-books, so these are […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org MACMILLAN TO LAUNCH […]
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, […]
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, […]
A friend posted this on Facebook….pretty cool, but, you need to stay put all the way through it.
***** Watch these cool (Award Winning!) book trailers ***** 3/18/13 “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies….The man who never reads lives only one.”. George R.R. Martin, “Dance with Dragons”.
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 […]
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 […]
Never, even on the coldest day, has a Book ever frozen on me. I’m in the middle of a great book (Brad Thor’s “The Last Patriot”) and my Nook FROZE. Yikes! Nothing I did (remember I am a Techy, so I know a few tricks, http://TelBitConsulting.com) […]
Scanning the Internet today I ran across an interesting article by “The Green Lantern” in The Washington Post. In it, GL proposes that, overall, ebooks are better for the environment than a paper book. Very cool. 🙂 Here is one example: In its lifetime, a book generates about […]
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).
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 […]
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 […]
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Those who follow this blog know that I have been resisting e-books. To me, there is nothing like the smell and feel of a REAL book. However, progress is progress and I am softening my stance. Besides the technology is cool. (See my Technical Blog, TelBitConsulting.com). This weekend […]
Caveat: I have not tried the Nook. The information below is from information I received at the store or online. It will be in stores at the end of November. http://www.youtube.com/v/1kLQFZDwRRc&hl=en&fs=1& You may know by now that I have been resistant to adopting the electronic readers (oddly enough […]