Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cheap EBooks: Bane, Boon, or Bust for Readers?

If you follow eBook news, you know it’s often all about pricing. From complaints about high prices and allegations of collusion on prices to concerns about cheap eBooks, customers are always keeping their eye on the price. It’s annoying to … Continue reading

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New Lists Open this Month!

In the spirit of keeping the momentum up we’re going to open five more categories on the Special Title Listings page. We have been getting such a great response(thank you all!) and we know how important these lists are to … Continue reading

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Eagerly Awaited December Books

I guess December 2012 is going to be one of those months where our reading is going to be all over the place. Our paranormal junkies are all looking forward to the latest from Kresley Cole. And, amid all the … Continue reading

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Announcing the Latest Special Title List Updates!

Time to add to those TBR piles! Today we’re happy to announce the completed updates for five Special Title Lists: Arranged Marriages, Cabin and Road Romances, Reunited, Shotgun Weddings, and Tortured Heroes. As regular readers may know from what we’ve … Continue reading

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Crossover Appeal: World War II Mysteries

Nearly two years ago I wrote here about my fondness for two post-World War I mystery series, Rhys Bowen’s Royal Spyness series and Jacqueline Winspear’s Maisie Dobbs series. This past year I’ve moved a bit further ahead in history and … Continue reading

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Random Penguins? Some Thoughts on the Possible Random House Penguin Merger

Random House was the first publisher’s name I learned to recognize. I didn’t know what a Random was, but I knew what a house was, and I knew Random House was the name on some of my favorite joke books … Continue reading

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Aged Out of Paranormals?

Growing up, I knew my mom had a bit of a romance habit. She read a lot of mysteries, but her bookshelf also spilled over with gothics, romantic suspense and the occasional Harlequin. Lately, though, she’s become a paranormal junkie. … Continue reading

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