From my RSS feed and other places…
Best Of Lists…Crime Fiction
Best Crime Fiction of the Decade Sarah Weinman
Seattle Times 2009 List Best Crime Fiction of 2009
Notable Crime Books 2009 New York Times
CJ Box’s top 10 US Crime Novelists Who “own” Their Territory Love this list as I’ve read just about everybody on it.
It’s What’s Up Front That Counts The Rap Sheet’s annual crime fiction cover competition. I find the cover for Stuart Neville’s The Ghosts of Belfast quite striking but then nobody asked me.
What My Fellow Bloggers Are Up To
Jane wrote an excellent post about why delaying ebooks will not save trade publishing. As a consumer, I find this tactic by the publishers annoying to say the least but who am I but a lowly reader.
Well, looks like Jessica is hosting another book discussion this time featuring JR Ward’s Lover Awakened (Book 3) on Sun Jan 23 at 8 pm EST. Should be an interesting discussion of which I cannot participate in because I can’t stand JR Ward’s writing. Just looked at Amazon’s reviews and *whistles* over 295 reviews with an average rating of five stars. Wow.
Ok, that will have to be it for today. I have a great book I need to finish reading. It’s a mystery in case you’re wondering. I think I will alternate, mystery and romance for awhile to avoid burn out.