Monthly Archives: February 2010

Territorial Rights and Ebook Readers

Ran across this somewhat brief article from Digital Book World that discusses the territorial rights that prohibits readers from buying ebooks from other countries. The article isn’t all that in depth but it briefly explains why territorial rights were established. … Continue reading

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Thinking About Leaving A Bad Review on Goodreads? Are You Sure?

Be prepared for some of the authors to respond in a hostile fashion (no links) on Goodreads or any other public forum for that matter. I’ve read or entertained myself thus far with two authors who are learning the hard … Continue reading

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The Black Duke's Prize, Suzanne Enoch

Many readers have probably never even heard of this hard to find, out of print title, THE BLACK DUKE’S PRIZE by Suzanne Enoch. You can read the first chapter here. THE BLACK DUKE’S PRIZE is a slim regency paperback dated … Continue reading

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Installing Python on Mac and PC, Manga Recs and More

Just in Case You Missed It… Jane (technical guru) wrote out the tutorial for installing Python and Pycrypto to your Mac or PC or both (you can have it your way). I am a new Mac user (purchased an iMac) … Continue reading

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Ain't Misbehaving, Jeanne Grant

Contemporary romance writer, Jennifer Greene, who currently writes for Harlequin (last I checked), wrote quite a few category romances under the pen name of Jeanne Grant for two now defunct lines: To Have and To Hold which explored life past … Continue reading

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The Wrong Man For Her, Kathryn Shay [Guest Review]

This review is apart of the TBR Challenge 2010 that was established to help readers focus on those buried treasure reads that they’ve yet to discover from their massive tbr piles. The following review was submitted by fellow reader, Senetra. … Continue reading

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I Know It's Over, C. K. Kelly Martin

I Know It’s Over by C. K. Kelly Martin (Random House 2008), listed $7.99 for paperback with 272 pages, and is currently available as an ebook with the lowest price of $6.39 at both Amazon (Kindle) and Barnes and Noble … Continue reading

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Must See This to Believe, Authors "Having Fun."

Ran across Mrs Giggles site and what do I find, a YouTube video of Connie Brockway, Teresa Medeiros and Eloisa James doing – something (not singing of course, certainly not that) with a Cindy Lauper 80’s tune. Enjoy.

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New Lord John Novella in "Warriors" Anthology

Fans of Diana Gabaldon may want to go ahead and order this new anthology that features a BRAND NEW Lord John Grey short story that’s featured in Warriors edited by George R.R. Martin and some other guy (just kidding) & … Continue reading

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The Plague, Joanne Dahme

The Plague (Running Press 2009) by Joanne Dahme is a historical fiction, young adult novel. The hardcover contains 272 pages and has a list price of $16.95 with the cheapest ebook price I’ve seen of $9.99 at Amazon (Kindle) and … Continue reading

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The Next Best Thing, Kristan Higgins [Guest Review]

The Next Best Thing by Kristan Higgins (HQN 2010) is a paperback, 400 pages, contemporary romance. This review was written by fellow reader, Senetra. ***** Kristan Higgins’ The Next Best Thing features pastry chef Lucy Lang Mirabelli, who has been … Continue reading

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