Monthly Archives: July 2008

REVIEW: 'Cry Wolf (Alpha & Omega Series)' by Patricia Briggs

Cry Wolf (2008) by Patricia Briggs is the first in a new fantasy series that is a spin-off of the Mercy Thompson series (Moon Called) that features Anna Latham, an Omega and her mate Charles Cornick, who is an Alpha, … Continue reading

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Business: Amazon.com See Increase In Quarterly Sales

Amazon.com profits for this past quarter doubled. Not surprising to me considering that most people are saving where they can and are just ordering stuff online and having it shipped to them and Amazon offers free standard shipping on items … Continue reading

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Upcoming Reader Contest, Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs

Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs is a brand new series that is a spin off from the Mercy Thompson book, Moon Called, that first introduced Charles Cornick, an assassin for the Marrok. In Moon Called, Charles went to Chicago to … Continue reading

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Technology: WordPress for iPhone available

This Open Source application is available in the Apple App store and it’s FREE. However, reading the tiny print, this application will work for self-hosted WordPress blogs (version 2.51 or higher) and WordPress.com users.

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Stephenie Meyer: Hints At What's Next in The Twilight Saga

I found this video on the Hachette Book Group page for teens that has Stephenie Meyer informing readers of what happens next in the Twilight universe. First, she does say that Breaking Dawn is the last story told from Bella’s … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The Spiderwick Chronicles written by Holly Black and Illustrated by Tony DiTerlizzi

The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi (2003) is a five book box set of short stories featuring three ordinary kids who stumble into the hidden world of faeries. Let me just say upfront that I love faerie … Continue reading

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Celebrity Baby Photos Worth the Millions?

In a stalled economy where gas money competes with the grocery money – who in the world is going to run out and buy the latest US copy of a magazine that just paid Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt 11 … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The American Duchess by Joan Wolf

The American Duchess by Joan Wolf (1983) is the tale of a penniless Duke who weds an American heiress. This is my second time reading a Joan Wolf book. Admittedly, I’ve collected her work for years but never took the … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Siblings: A Tell All Book About Madonna To Hit Shelves

Madonna’s estranged brother has decided to do a “tell all book” about his superstar sister, Madonna along with some additional mud slinging at her husband Guy Ritchie. Christopher Ciccone – you remember him from Truth or Dare right? No? Doesn’t … Continue reading

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REVIEW: The New York Four by Brian Wood and Illustrated by Ryan Kelly

The New York Four (2008) by Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly is the third MINX title to be released this year featuring another story that is geared toward the young adult crowd, particularly young teen-age girls. The stories thus far … Continue reading

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"There Will Be Blood" is a Strange Film To Watch

There Will Be Blood (2007)” starring Daniel Day-Lewis was a weekend rental. I must share my bafflement over the premise and reception it has received. First, let me say that I almost did an impulsive buy of this movie at … Continue reading

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