Photo Copyright Claims Follow Book Publisher – Pearson, the parent company of Penguin, is being sued for distributing photographs in its textbooks without permission (and I assume compensation). The suit has been filed and dismissed in several jurisdictions but has found a home in New Jersey, Chicago and Philadelphia. Courthouse News Service Entertainment Law
Woman Gives Birth In Los Angeles-Area Barnes & Noble – You’ll never be able to one up this woman’s love for books. She went into labor in the bookstore and the fire department delivered her baby. Apparently they had to ask people not to take pictures or video as 20 some individuals, customers and employees, gathered to watch. Huffington Post
The Habits Of Supremely Happy People – This is a great list of things that you can do that make you happier such as helping others, spending money on a flight to see your friends (I have a couple who I suspect will be emailing me right now with this one), and allowing yourself to be lost in things you love. A lot of these happiness techniques don’t cost money. HuffingtonPost
Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty.
You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com