The Forgotten Seamstress by Liz Trenow. $ 1.99 From the Jacket Copy: “Liz Trenow sews together the strands of past and present as delicately as the exquisite stitching on the quilt that forms the centerpiece of the story.”—Lucinda Riley, author… more
Will Amazon’s Kindle Scout democratize publishing? – Well, the first ten books chosen for publication through Kindle Scout were released yesterday. Three of the ten are classified as Romance: Royal Date by Sariah Wilson – Romance A Highland Knight’s Desire… more
When I was looking for deals this morning, I came across several interesting ones for $1.99 but I couldn’t find them at any other retailer. I decided to throw them in anyway, in addition to our regular four, just in… more
A Thousand Hands Will Grasp You with Warm Desire: On the Persistence of Physical Books – This is really a lovely essay on the virtues of printed books and on the issue of creativity more generally, and despite the eye… more
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UPDATE: Robin has an extra copy of the original first edition of The Windflower hanging around the house, that she’s giving away to one commenter. Please see the details at the end of this post and enter via the Rafflecopter…. more