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Apr.20.2014 - 6:24 pm
What is it about the Divergent books that makes them so popular? Is it the headlong rush to violence? One guy/gal against the system willing to brave the odds? A world gone mad?...
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Apr.20.2014 - 5:31 pm
I have never gotten through a trilogy so quickly, at least not one where all the books have been published. I had a brief flirtation with the Children fo the Lion series by Peter...
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Apr.15.2014 - 7:13 am
Amazon usually hits me with movies or books I might like by using what I've already bought. Divergent by Veronica Roth is one of those books. I saw a trailer for the movie and,...
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Apr.13.2014 - 6:52 pm
I saw a video while following another news story. The headline got my attention. Why wouldn't a smart young woman with a 4.0 grade average be able to get into college? The...
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Comments from JM

Sep.08.2013 - 11:10 pm
In response to: The Emperor is Naked: Marketing and Reverse Psychology
The question is: would you do it to sell more books and improve the review ratings?
Feb.21.2013 - 5:36 pm
In response to: Don't Quote Me
Brendan, You would be correct. As I was writing, the part about indie publishing grew out of the original premise. What...
Feb.21.2013 - 1:56 pm
In response to: Don't Quote Me
I don't think publishing is or has to be an either/or proposition. We all find our own way and at last there are other...
Feb.21.2013 - 6:35 am
In response to: Don't Quote Me
I think it is a matter of time and the time is coming.
Feb.13.2013 - 7:07 am
In response to: Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate
It began as an experiment but I liked the results so much after the first couple weeks that I decided to keep going....