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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

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments, and Kickstarter’s trends

Friday News: upcoming romance conference, fake memoir pulled, sexist internet comments,...

Library to Host Conference, “What Is Love? Romance Fiction in the Digital Age,” Feb. 10-11 – Next month Harlequin will be sponsoring a conference on Romance at the Library of Congress. Conference program and registration information can be found here…. more