I recently discovered an astonishing online resource: Open Library, which is part of The Internet Archive. Open Library is “an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published,” which is cool enough in itself — as a sad GoodReads librarian on strike, I’ve enjoyed ... more >
Readers please note: If you haven’t read book one in this series, The Curse of Chalion, you may wish to avoid this review of book two, which contains spoilers for the earlier novel. Dear Ms. Bujold, A week or two ago I finished reading the first book in your Chalion ... more >
Christina Brashear Returns as Samhain Publisher – This is pretty interesting. Brashear, who went from Publisher to President of Samhain in 2012, is back as Publisher, with a promise to “return” Samhain “to its roots.” Lindsey Faber is not only stepping down as Publisher, but leaving Samhain entirely (there’s something ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
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How to Train Your Dragon (How to Train Your Dragon Series #1) by Cressida Cowell. $ 1.99 From the Jacket Copy: Chronicles the adventures and misadventures of Hiccup Horrendous Haddock the Third as he tries to pass the important initiation test of his Viking clan, the Tribe of the Hairy ... more >