Apr 30, 2014
Listener questions, a discussion about diversity in publishing, and new books from TaraShea Nesbit and George Saunders. Accents, and audio quality We have two questions from listeners this week: Crystal wants a recommendation for an audiobook version of Macbeth with a narrator who has a Scottish accent. Can any of you...
Apr 22, 2014
Reading by mood. Connecting with authors. 10% Happier by Dan Harris and The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go. In the Mood… for Reading Three Hares Publishing in the UK has started publishing books by mood, using what they’re calling a “moodbar,” indicating what sort of state of mind you can expect from […]
Apr 15, 2014
BookCon in NY. Negative reviews for prize-winning books. Books! by Murray McCain, and Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead. A Book Trade Show for Everyone Ellen asked about book trade shows and if they are ever open to “regular” readers. BookCon is a new event that has grown out of Book Expo America, the largest book […]
Apr 8, 2014
This week, we are pleased to present the final three author talks from Booktopia Petoskey: Peter Geye, author of The Lighthouse Road Edward Kelsey Moore, author of The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat Susan Gregg Gilmore, author of The Funeral Dress.
Apr 1, 2014
Ann is in mourning. Studying poetry for National Poetry Month. Plus, new memoirs from Gail Caldwell and Kevin Brockmeier. Ann is in Mourning Ann is devastated by the loss of the Readmill e-book app. Though she still prefers paper books, when she did read electronically she much preferred using Readmill. She...