Monthly Archives: September 2008

25% Off MultiFormat Ebooks at Fictionwise

So, you just got that brand new ebook reader and looking for books to read on it? Here’s some good news for you: Fictionwise is hosting a Independent Publisher Sale. Readers get a 25% discount on MultiFormat ebook catalog until … Continue reading

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Technology: Developers Shouldn't Forget Android Phone

CNet offers developers another option for their coveted apps and that is Android, Google’s new smart phone that will launch Oct 22. I’ve read the complaints from developers about Apple’s refusal to disclose details regarding their rejected apps. Maybe this … Continue reading

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Actor Paul Newman Dead at 83

The only film I saw Paul Newman in was ‘The Color of Money’ of which he won an Oscar. He was an iconic Hollywood legend, philanthropist and a faithful husband who, when asked why he remained so, his response was … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Angel's Tip' by Alafair Burke

Angel’s Tip (2008) by Alafair Burke is a hardcover mystery novel published by Harper. Angel’s Tip is a smartly written mystery that follows homicide detective Ellie Hatcher with the NYPD. This is her second outing in this purported series that … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Kin (The Good Neighbors)' by Holly Black and Illustrated by Ted Naifeh

Kin (The Good Neighbors):Book One written by Holly Black and Illustrated by Ted Naifeh (2008). Holly Black, the author of YA fantasy novels such as Tithe and Ironside, pens her first graphic novel about what else, faeries. Surprised? I was. … Continue reading

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TBR Day Contest Tally

Ok, I know most of you are enjoying reading those buried treasures you bought years ago. The $100 Amazon gift card is just the icing on the cake for you. First, let me say that I appreciate everybody participating even … Continue reading

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TBR Day Is This Wed, Sept. 17

Just a reminder that TBR Day is this Wednesday, Sept 17. I don’t think I will be joining you on this one since I haven’t had time to read anything before or after the arrival of Hurricane Ike. I have … Continue reading

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REVIEW: 'Vampire Knight', Vol. 5 with Story and Artwork by Matsuri Hino

Vampire Knight (2008), vol.5 with story and artwork by Matsuri Hino, is an ongoing series that is syndicated in Shojo Beat magazine published by Viz Media in the US. Vo.5 collects Feb thru June 2008 issues. This manga is available … Continue reading

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Weather: Bracing for Hurricane Ike

Have you heard enough about storm surges yet? Hurricane Ike as of this writing is still a category 2 hurricane with threats of becoming a category 3. There has been nothing of import to share only that the winds gusts … Continue reading

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Health: Tramadol Abuse by Teens Increases

Parents should check out this story about Ultram (TM) being the new “teen high” for prescription medication abuse. Ultram (Tramadol) is a non-opioid analgesic used for moderate to moderately severe pain. You may recognize the drug under it’s generic name, … Continue reading

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Weather: Hurricane Ike Reporting

If I am able to, I will take pics. According to CNN, the status of Hurricane Ike may not upgrade to a Category 4 (crossing fingers that it doesn’t). But the traffic is awful right now as well as waiting … Continue reading

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