Dear Ms. Jeffrey, When I started reading your book, I was so glad that I work with a woman who’s owned horses for years and who has taken me out to ride her horses many times because I immediately caught one of your first clues that something wasn’t right about ... more >
Pearson, the parent corporation of Penguin Publishing (Berkley, NAL, Jove, Signet imprints), reported that its fourth quarter earnings were on track with its expectations and that 2006 would show a record profit. I can’t help but wonder how much the stock would fall if Nora Roberts left that publishing house.
Slate reported that print on demand publisher, BookSurge, offers a positive review for $399 from NYT bestselling author, Ellen Tanner Marsh. You can even make suggestions about what you want in your review. BookSurge was recently acquired by Amazon. At least Klausner does it for free. Via Slate.
Upon Googling Oprah Book Club No. 56., a link to HarperCollins appears and the author identified is Joseph Krumgold. He is a Newberry Medal winning author. The Amazon Oprah Book Club #56 profile lists Harper as the publisher, only the imprint is Harper Perennial. Of course, this could just be ... more >
Sue Grimshaw is the romance buyer for BGI. She buys for Borders, Borders Express and Waldenbooks. Since she began her position with BGI, Ms. Grimshaw has increased romance book sales for BGI by 20%. She is a fan of the genre and is devoted toward getting the romance books into ... more >
Tara Marie pointed out that my blog posts on Sunday rarely make any sense. I thought it might be helpful to write up a buyer’s guide for the Romance Reader in what I hope is plain, non tech language. The short answer is as follows: If you want a backlight, ... more >