“Wow. I really like your selection. Where do you get your books?” the Customer asked. Little did he realize that I have a good understanding of customer-speak. Beneath his seemingly simple question lies his true thought: “I have a bunch of books I don’t need, and probably never read, and[Read More...]
Post Tagged with: "James Patterson"
In my rummaging through the attic of the internet, I unearthed a couple of unusual, interesting, and in one case, bizarre stories. Sadly another major bookstore is closing, due to hikes in rent. The owner wrote a irate e-mail to the National Post taking on the blindness of a government[Read More...]
Recently, an article highlighting prolific writer and fantastic sales person, James Patterson, brought to the forefront his foray into YA lit. I somehow missed the beginning of this venture. He apparently released his adult suspense novel on the same day a YA novel was also released. And critics find this[Read More...]
There is a underground subset of authors who take on the job of writing for someone else, with no credit to show for it. They get paid for the privilege but that’s all. There have been quite a few throughout the years–most ‘celebrities’ have no talent for creating sentences, so[Read More...]
(updated Nov. 2013) James Patterson has written a Lot of books, some good, some ehh and some that are truly remarkable. He’s also written a few with co-authors like Andrew Gross. It can be a little confusing trying to figure out the order to read them (although many of his[Read More...]