Monthly Archives: November 2010

Best Books Covers of 2010

Book covers are a special kind of art that lines the shelves of bookstores, giving readers an eye dazzling display of literary shopping possibilities. In a big way, part of the fun of shopping for and reading books includes looking … Continue reading

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Graphic Novels Come to Life: Help a film get made, Neil Gaiman’s “The Price”

A graphic novel come to life. A video imaged. A unique film that needs your help. Filmmaker Christopher Salmon is looking for your help to finish the production of THE GIFT, a short story by author Neil Gaiman. This project … Continue reading

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One Word Interview – VAMPIRE

In honor of Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, this One Word Interview features the word VAMPIRE. Special thanks to the young adult, dark fiction, and horror writers who participated in the Black Friday One Word Interview, … Continue reading

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Clockwork Turkey – Happy Thanksgiving Steampunk Style

Let’s talk turkey, as they say. Thursday, November 25, 2010 is national Turkey Day in the United States, a holiday also known as Thanksgiving by the masses. Historical lore says that one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations was held when … Continue reading

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Review: Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

Authors: Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Reprint Ed: September 2010 ISBN-10: 0316077038 ISBN-13: 978-0316077033 Details: 592 pages | Trade Paperback | $9.99 Beautiful Creatures, by coauthors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, is a … Continue reading

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Review: Changes by Jim Butcher

Author: Jim Butcher Publisher: Roc First Ed: April 2010 ISBN-10: 045146317X ISBN-13: 978-0451463173 Details: 448 Pages | Hardcover | $25.95 Changes by Jim Butcher is the twelfth installment in the bestselling series The Dresden Files. Readers are sure to get … Continue reading

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Review: Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books First Ed: August 2010 ISBN-10: 1416975861 ISBN-13: 978-1416975861 Details: 496 pages | Hardcover | $19.99 Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare is the first novel in her new series The Infernal Devices, which … Continue reading

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Realms of Fantasy Brought Back From The Brink – An Interview with Kim Richards Gilchrist

The publishing industry has been hit hard by a weak economy and the changing entertainment marketplace. Print magazines have felt the brunt of these changes more than most, and Realms of Fantasy, one of the premiere fantasy magazines within the … Continue reading

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Demystifying the Book Trailer: An Interview with Sheila Clover English

While assisting Nancy Holder as she developed her new book trailer for The Screaming Season, due in March 2011, I realized how little I knew about this strange new-media marketing tool. Book trailers have been cropping up here and there, … Continue reading

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Giveaways and Free Books on Goodreads

If you like to read or you’re an author and you haven’t signed up for a Goodreads account, you should. It is a fantastic interactive community that is designed to bring readers and writers together through Q&As, reviews, giveaways, and … Continue reading

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