Category Archives: Books

Goodness! Marketing run amok.

Yeah. I haven’t seen the movie yet. I haven’t read the book either. But, Eat, Pray, Love is definitely a marketing phenom. At least four HUNDRED related products have been… Read more »

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How Very Sad

A Wisconsin town wants to ban Maya Angelou’s autobiography from their schools. How very sad. Here’s the link: http://tinyurl.com/yfcqa8 Talk later, Beth

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The Next JK Rowling?

This company claims anyone can (potentially) become the “next JK Rowling” just by using their technology to print books. Yeah right. I don’t want to sound cynical, but sheesh. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,923-2073717,00.html… Read more »

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Hot Romance Novels

Yahoo News tells us that romance readers want “more” and romance. In fact, they go so far as to say: “More women want more fiction about what’s going on between… Read more »

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Book Disclaimers

I the aftermath of the James Frey fiasco, the New York Times has posted a group of potential book disclaimers. Hilarious. Enjoy! http://tinyurl.com/8kk4j Oh, and be sure to click the… Read more »

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E-Harlequins?

Harlequin has just announced that they’re releasing a new line of e-books. Seems these e-books will transfer easily to nearly every hand held device. Pretty cool notion, if you ask… Read more »

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Returnable Books

Awhile back I read a most persuasive article written by an owner of a prominent POD (print on demand) publishing company. The author delivered a scathing report on the state… Read more »

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Gotta Steal This Book

These past few days I’ve been reading Harlan Kilstein’s “Steal This Book! Million Dollar Sales Letters You Can Legally Steal to Suck in Cash Like a Vacuum on Steroids.” Whew…. Read more »

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