Sarah of SmartBitches and Maili were discussing on Twitter about being out of step with popular opinion regarding books. I admit that I had some qualms when I posted my B review of Joan Johnston’s Outcast and saw that Sandy at AAR had given the same book a D! I ... more >
I kind of made up this poll so I could talk about a recent blog post that I saw wherein the author appeared to describe the Scottish hero in absolute terms: But there is far more to a hero who wears a kilt than just his clothing. If the story ... more >
Last night, on Twitter, Alice Hoffman totally lost her shit over a review written by novelist Roberta Silman at the Boston Globe. As Ron Hogan so beautifully summed it up: In addition to playing the Famous Writer Card on Twitter, Hoffman also played, among others, the Feminist Card (“Girls are ... more >
Nearly all ereading devices have had mp3 players. I don’t know if this is for audiobooks or music playing. But I do know that writers often to listen to music to get them in the mood for certain scenes. Do readers listen to music while they read? I prefer perfect ... more >
I start a lot of books during a month that I never, ever finish because I just can’t get past the first three chapters or so. I estimate that I finish approximately 60% of the books that I start. How about you? Given all the books you buy, rent, borrow, ... more >
In my continuing series about ebooks and epublishers, I want to know what are the things that are keeping people from buying an epublished book. You can check as many items as are true for you.