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Graphic Novel Sales Reach Top $330 Million for 2006

2006 Graphic novel sales are up 12% from 2005 totaling $330 million. à£Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚ ¸Ãƒ £Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚ §Ãƒ £Ã†’ ¼Ãƒ £Ã†’ ³ (JÄ?n), a friend of the Ja(y)nes and Janine, is reviewing romance oriented graphic novels for us. Graphic novels are for all ages and include non fiction versions… more

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Bookstores Adding Free Wi-Fi

Independent booksellers are beginning to offer free wi fi to increase customer traffic. Bridget Rothenberger told Bookseller This Week that offering free wi-fi was “one of the smartest decisions” and that she would “recommend it to every bookstore.” I love… more

The 2006 P.E.A.R.L Awards

The 2006 P.E.A.R.L Awards

The PNR PEARL Awards Paranoramal Excellence Award for Romantic Literature) for 2006. Best ANTHOLOGY: My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by Jim Butcher, Charlaine Harris, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Lori Handeland, Rachel Caine and more… Best FANTASY/MAGICAL: Master of Swords (Berkley Sensation) by… more