Remember when the chick lit wars were burning this summer? We blogged about Elizabeth Merrick’s hate of the pink covers and shopping included in books. She published a collection of “real” fiction by the top voices in women’s literature. Alison Kent blogged today about a special event celebrating Elizabeth Merrick’s ... more >
The New York Times reported that The Baltimore Times will join The New York Amsterdam News, The Philadelphia Tribune and several other newspapers in including a monthly insert called Blacks & Books that showcase African American authors. On the one hand it’s nice to see some unknown authors get some ... more >
RTB and LLB have recently had posts on it. We’ve talked and talked and talked about it. So has Angie W. Recently I purchased two books in a trilogy by author Cameron Dean. (I have my suspicions that this is a pen name*). Candace Steele is Buffy the vampire slayer ... more >
Apparently, everyone (Christina Dodd) wants (Barbara Samuel, Mary Jo Putney, Elizabeth Bevarly, and Karen Harbaugh) some (Linda Lael Miller) of that paranormal sales love. Let’s not just beat the dead horse. Let’s grind her up and scatter her ashes like salt around Carthage. (note: Karen Harbaugh was writing vamp stories ... more >
Ms. Snark posted a followup to her Anne Start criticism. Was Anne Stuart’s comment brilliant viral marketing or a step closer to non publication? Some commenters think that we, err I, am a kettle and a nasty one at that.
David Rothman, the purveyor of book porn, put up this link today. Can any true bibliophile not get off looking at these pictures? As an aside, those library ladders are expensive. We were going to install one and it cost over a grand. Ned said I had to be content ... more >