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Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

Best Football Autobiographies For Christmas

There’s something magical about a football autobiography. It opens us up to a world totally alien to us. A world with fast cars, expensive houses, and glamorous parties. But what’s more, it opens us up to the dressing room. There have been a number of great footballing books released over[Read More…]

by December 15, 2014 Books & Mags
Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On

Digital vs. Print: The Book Battle Rages On

As the holiday shopping season swings into full force, it’s interesting to watch people buying books. Many a wish list has everything from the latest by Stephen King to an Amazon Gift Card (an actual card or via email) to a new e-reader device. Yet the battle for which is[Read More…]

by November 29, 2014 Book Buying
Black Friday for Book Lovers

Black Friday for Book Lovers

As the U.S. gears up for Thanksgiving and the ever-changing Black Friday sales, the focus tends to be on electronics, video games, toys and clothes. There are, however, a multitude of deals available for book lovers of all kinds. Whether you’re looking for print or e-books, new books or classics,[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 Book Buying
Tracey Rolfe: My Self-Publishing Journey

Tracey Rolfe: My Self-Publishing Journey

A guest post by Tracey Rolfe When I wrote my first book what I knew and understood about the publishing world you could write on the back of a postage stamp. The following is a not very subtle breakdown of my frustrating experience:  (1) print and collate three chapters of[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 Self Publishing
The Book Smuggler’s Radar

The Book Smuggler’s Radar

The Book Smuggler is one of our favorite book sites and one of their regular features is their weekly Smuggler’s Radar, solid reads to keep an eye out for. Here’s one of this week’s picks. Be sure to head over there for the full list as well as other reviews &[Read More…]

by October 12, 2014 Book Reviews
Great Books with Horrible Dating Advice

Great Books with Horrible Dating Advice

This is by Robert Bruce of 101 Books When I was single, I hated dating—which is probably why I didn’t do much of it. There are so many unspoken rules, and girls play games, and it’s enough to make you want to become a celibate monk. Okay, it’s not quite[Read More…]

by October 10, 2014 Classic
David Sedaris – Ask Me Anything

David Sedaris – Ask Me Anything

Earlier this week, American humorist and longtime NPR contributor David Sedaris joined social network site Reddit for one of its famous AMA (Ask Me Anything) Q&As. CanLit fans may recall that Margaret Atwood did one not too long ago. Sedaris, who is getting ready for a major speaking tour, showed[Read More…]

by October 9, 2014 Authors
My $0.02 on Amazon/Hachette

My $0.02 on Amazon/Hachette

I am very late to getting up to speed on the Amazon/Hachette dispute. I apologize in advance to those for whom this post will elicit a giant Duh. Until a few months ago, I was a clueless civilian. Today, I still only have in stock approximately 100 titles and a handful of puzzles,[Read More…]

by August 15, 2014 Brick and Mortar Thoughts