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The Best Book Covers

The Best Book Covers

  I’ve already stated that the best book covers DO persuade  me and make a difference in whether or not I’ll purchase a title. What I didn’t relate is that dust jacket and book covers are a passion of  mine. I love illustration on practically anything; from packaging perfumes, to ads,[Read More…]

by November 18, 2011 Book Collecting, Dastardly Deeds
Seeing Double

Seeing Double

An unlikely theme in books seems to be more prevalent than I realized. The use of  twins in literature has been around forever, and many more recent titles have explored the bond and relationship between two identical siblings. Naturally, Chang and Eng was one of the first titles that popped[Read More…]

by July 12, 2011 Books & Mags
Desecration, or Appropriate Sanitizing?

Desecration, or Appropriate Sanitizing?

I checked out Banned Books Week’s facebook page, and found a link to this question-should literary classics be sanitized? In this time of political correctness, derogatory names and nasty words are forbidden in literature. You won’t see many novels calling ethnic groups slang names, or using the ‘n’ word, even[Read More…]

by May 27, 2011 Miscellaneous
Fabtastic! Sisters In Crime Rally Members: Buy From Independent Bookstores!

Fabtastic! Sisters In Crime Rally Members: Buy From Independent Bookstores!

Sisters In Crime: “Our Mission: To promote the professional development and advancement of women crime writers to achieve equality in the industry.”  The group and crime fiction author Dana Stabenow have issued the cry–Buy Indie, Pass it On. They ask their members to buy just one book on one day,  from an independent[Read More…]

by February 2, 2011 Brick and Mortar Thoughts