Romance, Historical, Contemporary, Paranormal, Young Adult, Book reviews, industry news, and commentary from a reader's point of view

Art

Monday News: Art & originality, sensory marketing, narrating different perspectives, and Bambi parody

Monday News: Art & originality, sensory marketing, narrating different perspectives, and...

Borrowing, appropriating and stealing as old as art itself – An interesting article, written in response to the recent jury verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams for the similarities between “Blurred Lines” and Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give it… more

Tuesday News: Indie bookstores & digital books, Anita Sarkeesian’s new year, oral histories of Auschwitz, and optical illusion paintings

Tuesday News: Indie bookstores & digital books, Anita Sarkeesian’s new year,...

Mixed Results for Bricks-and-Mortar Stores with Digital Content – Many independent bookstores have been making a comeback, in large part from the strength of print books. However, according to this article, when it comes to digital, the brick and mortar… more

Thursday News: a different view of ebooks, Carly Phillips joins Kindle Worlds, women and Hollywood, and cool graphic novel on art

Thursday News: a different view of ebooks, Carly Phillips joins Kindle...

What Nielsen Bookscan data tells us about ebook sales cycles & the ebook plateau – This is a great piece that takes some of the other analytical treatments of ebook data and subjects them to a different set of questions… more

JOINT REVIEW: The Duke of Dark Desires by Miranda Neville

JOINT REVIEW: The Duke of Dark Desires by Miranda Neville

Rose: Having enjoyed the previous books in Neville’s Wild Quartet, I was looking forward to Julian’s story, The Duke of Dark Desires (despite the unappealing alliterative title) and was not disappointed. Janine: Although Julian wasn’t my favorite of the characters… more