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Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in Fantasy, and Paleo cookbook pulled by Australian publisher

Friday News: the history of Harlequin, Hedy Lamarr-inventor, new voices in...

How Harlequin Became the Most Famous Name in Romance – Not always loving the coverage in Jezebel, I approached Kelly Faircloth’s historical post on Harlequin warily. However, by the third paragraph, I realized this wasn’t going to be the usual… more

Friday News: VPNs confound geo-restrictions, SFR Galaxy Award Winners, the state of electronic and print books, new roles for literary agents, and Happy Valentine’s Day

Friday News: VPNs confound geo-restrictions, SFR Galaxy Award Winners, the state...

VPNs Dissolve National Boundaries Online, for Work and Movie-Watching – VPN’s, or Virtual Privacy Networks, are often used by companies that need to maintain a secure environment for users managing sensitive and confidential information off-site, but now they are available… more