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annette-talbert's picture
Jun.28.2013
My idea of great Summer Reading has three elements: fun, laughter, and  travel. I want to read  books that reminds me of places I've been, cities I wish to explore, or a trip I want to make someday. For example: I dream of driving some long ago route like Route 66 or the Lincoln Highway,...
cliff-burns's picture
Jun.05.2013
Feels really weird getting a note from someone in the midst of reading the e-book version of my short story collection Exceptions & Deceptions...and I still haven't received a physical proof of the book! Is it just me? Any other authors out there still stuck, technologically speaking, around...
sue-glasco's picture
Aug.17.2012
After re-reading Jane Eyre, I decided I should read Shirley since it was right there in my bookcase tempting me. I almost quit sooner than I did a few years ago when I started this second novel of Charlotte Bronte. The foreword warned me accurately that the book sometimes dragged.  That...
pauline-rowson's picture
Jul.30.2012
My crime novels are on a summer reading promotion on Amazon Kindle. So if you haven't tried them before and fancy a summer reading of crime you can get them at the fantastic price of 99p on  amazon uk and at $1.54 amazon.com. They are all on offer with the exception of the three latest DI...
james-hoch's picture
Jun.21.2012
  Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been an avid reader, immediately starting a new book once I turned the previous one’s last page. Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, The Hardy Boys, and all my comic book heroes –Thor, Hulk, Spiderman, Superman, Batman, Fantastic Four, and on and on provided a...
dale-estey's picture
Jun.09.2012
This seems like a fun idea - jump into the Twitter feed and get ideas for summer books. I'm not sure how 'summerish' Kafka is, but I will hone those 140 characters. And - of course - there is nothing more fun and refreshing than The Elephant Talks To God. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Summer...
kimberly-llewellyn's picture
Jan.25.2012
Originally posted at ChickLit Writers. Check out this fabulous site! The Emotion of Sex by Kimberly Llewellyn Contemporary Romance Author Valentine’s Day, springtime, and hot summer nights. These are just a few of the times men and women may fall in love. Or at the very least, romantic hearts turn...
jennifer-lyn-king's picture
Jun.14.2011
“Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read.  One does not love breathing.”  -Harper Lee 10 Favorite Books to Hook Boys on Reading It’s the end of school, which can only mean one thing: SUMMER! And, I know for me as a mom, the onset of summer means FUN. But, I have three sons, ages...
bob-mustin's picture
May.31.2011
So fiction is passe and NF is in? Here's ten thoughty tomes to test your summer brain, via The Atlantic and The Millions Memorial Day weekend has come, which means summer has officially begun. And what's summer without a good summer reading list? So here it is--a cross-disciplinary selection of the...
robert-sward's picture
Sep.01.2010
Tues., Aug. 31 - Head to 41st Book Cafe in Capitola, CA, to hear Jonathan Franzen reading from FREEDOM only to discover the launch date is tonight, Wed., Sept. 1. So buy the novel anyway ($28.00!) and head home... by the time I reach page 70 I'm asking myself, "How much more do I have to read...