Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending July 22, 2011


Top 10 EBooks last 7 days from Gutenberg.org: The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (6127) The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (4166) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (3372) The Best American Humorous Short Stories (3290) Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll (2872) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark … Continue reading Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending July 22, 2011

“L is for Lawless” by Sue Grafton


L is for Lawless Kinsey Milhone stars in another adventure, courtesy if Sue Grafton.  I’ve only just read this book recently (i’ve only got “J”, “K” and the next one, “V” to read then i’ll have read all of them to date.) Kinsey is her usual wisecracking, off-the-cuff, casual self in this adventure.  In it, … Continue reading “L is for Lawless” by Sue Grafton

Sales of e-books jump in January past hardcovers


>Straight from the Associated Press.  This is one reason I jumped on the E-Book bandwagon and abandoned my search for an agent/publisher.  After a few years of sending out endless expensive book proposals, synopses, letters of introduction, etc, I just published my novel on Smashwords (who, in turn, publishes it to the major e-tailers).  And … Continue reading Sales of e-books jump in January past hardcovers

“Aside of Murder” Is FREE this week!


Excuse my bit of self-indulgence today.  Announcing my Novel, Aside of Murder, is offered FREE this week! Aside of Murder, https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/34429, will be FREE to download from March 6th to my birthday, March 12th! Use code RE100! Many formats available, kindle, nook, palm, html, rtf, etc. Code only good on Smashwords, link above! Available on:  Amazon’s Kindle Store, barnesandnoble NOOKbook … Continue reading “Aside of Murder” Is FREE this week!

Barnes and Noble settles lawsuit over Nook features


>Barnes & Noble settles lawsuit over Nook feature - Yahoo! News Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N) has settled a lawsuit brought against it by Spring Design, which had accused the top U.S. bookseller of illegally copying a screen design for its popular Nook electronic book reader. Under terms of the agreement, Spring is granting Barnes … Continue reading Barnes and Noble settles lawsuit over Nook features

Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies


> by Rob Lever – Tue Feb 8, 2:10 am ET WASHINGTON (AFP) – Pundits might put a different spin on how and when it will happen but all see a struggle for survival by traditional booksellers thanks to a growing shift to electronic books and Internet sales. And eyes are on the current woes of large US book retailers for … Continue reading Bookstores feeling pain from digital technologies

Top Ten E-Books from Yesterday and Today week ending 2/4/2011


>Trying something new on Just a Blog.  Listing the Top 10 E-Books from Gutenburg.org and Amazon.com, with a mix of 'yesterday' and 'today' books and authors. Top 10 Gutenburg.org: The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (7612) The Song My Paddle Sings by E. Pauline Johnson (5470) Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain (5247) … Continue reading Top Ten E-Books from Yesterday and Today week ending 2/4/2011

Book Review: Black America, Body Beautiful


 Black America, Body Beautiful: How the African American Image is Changing Fashion, Fitness, and Other Industries (Hardcover) "Black America, Body Beautiful: How the African American Image is Changing Fashion, Fitness, and Other Industries", by Eric J. Bailey (Praeger Publishers, 176 pages)is an easy read that covers a wide variety and range of subjects. It's because … Continue reading Book Review: Black America, Body Beautiful

WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST-SELLERS week ending 01/28/2011


> FICTION 1. "Shadowfever" by Karen Marie Moning (Delacorte Press) 2. "Awakened" by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast (St. Martin's Griffin) 3. "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth" by Jeff Kinney (Abrams) 4. "Strategic Moves" by Stuart Woods (Putnam Adult) 5. "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" by Stieg Larsson (Knopf) 6. "The Inner Circle" by Brad Meltzer … Continue reading WALL STREET JOURNAL BEST-SELLERS week ending 01/28/2011

Read my Novel, Aside of Murder!


> READ the first 20% OF MY NOVEL, **FREE** Available on:  Amazon's Kindle Store, barnesandnoble NOOKbook store, and  Smashwords (in a variety of E-Reader formats) What happens when an embezzling bank executive and a high class call girl blackmail each other into marriage? Revenge and Murder.      Shelley, a naive law student from a poor background was tricked … Continue reading Read my Novel, Aside of Murder!