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The Most Successful Self-Published Sci-Fi and Fantasy Authors
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And if you've ever told anyone that you're writing a novel (or screenplay, short story, comic book, rondel, etc.) you'll find out that most people you know are writing or planning on writing or want to write something too. This means there are a lot of ...

Books: New and noteworthy for the week of May 20
USA TODAY
The buzz: The first novel in six years by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Sportswriter and its sequels. Canada is the No. 1 "Indie Next" pick for June recommended by independent booksellers. 2. Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate ...

USA TODAY

'Advanced Style' book features street fashion of the over-60 set
Los Angeles Times
Out Tuesday from powerHouse Books, this collection of street fashion photographs of the over-60 set is a joy to look at. Although very few of the subjects photographed on the street of New York City actually reveal how old they are, they do offer ...

'Da Vinci Code' author Dan Brown speaks in NH, says writing under way on next ...
Washington Post
“The Da Vinci Code” author, who grew up in New Hampshire, spoke at a benefit for The Music Hall's “Writers on a New England Stage” series in Portsmouth. Brown is working on a new bookthat again features Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon as ...

Author Delivers an Amazingly Good Read in a New Romance Thriller
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Alfonso Moret writes with regal grandeur, displaying his deftness in creating poetic prose and memorably endearing characters Santa Clarita, CA (PRWEB) May 20, 2012 Author Alfonso Moret delivers an amazingly good read in the third sequel of the Trilogy ...

New Book Exposes Top Secrets Behind Short Sale Transactions
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Author Joseph M. Guarino Jr. offers a useful guide for the realtor, homeowner and investor regarding short sale secrets that banks don't want anyone to know Deer Park, NY (PRWEB) May 20, 2012 A short sale is a property that sells for less than the ...

E-books open doors to self-publishing authors
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Even getting a book listed online at giants such as Amazon or Barnes & Noble was no guarantee. The rise of e-books has changed that. For as little as $400, an author can go to Tarentum publisher Word Association and work an e-book-only deal that puts ...

Little Professor Book Center writing its final chapter in Eldersburg
Baltimore Sun
The advent of e-books are another factor of the store's demise, Spruill said. "The seller and ultimate customer don't need a middle man," Spruill said of the e-book market. "E-books just exacerbated it. It was a combination of the economy and changing ...

New e-book technologies transform market
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The bite-sized, e-book singles market is growing steadily as authors both iconic and obscure embrace the opportunity to create works that are shorter than traditional books but longer than magazine pieces. Sales figures are difficult to assess as many ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Book Review: 'Transfer' from Naomi Shihab Nye
Philadelphia Inquirer
The author, editor, and translator of more than 30 volumes, she is best known for her poetry collections Fuel (1998) and You and Yours (2005), and her award-winning anthology of international poems for young people This Same Sky (1992), ...

Vatican: New book of leaked documents 'criminal'
The Associated Press
By NICOLE WINFIELD, AP – 14 hours ago VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has denounced as "criminal" a new book of leaked internal documents that shed light on power struggles inside the Holy See and the thinking of its embattled top banker, ...

Australian Publisher Snags A Piece Of The $70000 Per Day Apple NewsStand Pie
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Thanks to Apple's latest platform, NewsStand, a small boutique publisher from Melbourne, Australia is cashing in on the $70000+ per day revenue of Apples newest opportunity. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) May 20, 2012 No matter where you look, ...

New Northwest garden books run from yard art to organic flowers
The Seattle Times
NORTHWEST GARDEN writers are coming on strong this spring, with books on everything from free-range chickens to crafting a pergola of plumbing pipes. Gardening is nothing if not local, so you can be sure that the featured plants, techniques and ...

New Jersey authors write away
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
But rest assured that local writers are producing a bumper crop of books, and their content is as diverse as the state itself. Self-help books. Journals. History books. Nature guides. Poetry and humor, and short-story collections.

The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Author Lyndon Lafferty believes California's Zodiac serial killer is 91-years ...
IrishCentral
Lyndon Lafferty in his new book claims that he knows who the infamous Zodiac Killer is, and he further claims that the killer is living in California. The retired highway patrolman compiled decades of research into his new book 'The Zodiac Killer ...

Professor writes about painful effects of ovarian cancer
USA TODAY
By Donald Gray Susan Gubar, author of 'Memoir of a Debulked Woman: Enduring Ovarian Cancer,' was inspired to write the book when she realized there weren't very many resources available for women with ovarian cancer. By Donald Gray Susan Gubar, ...

USA TODAY

Book review: 'Rescue at Pine Ridge' highlights Buffalo Soldiers
Bowling Green Daily News
According to the author of this book, they acquired the name “Buffalo” after fighting their way out of an encirclement of buffaloes that the Cheyennes had set for them. The book alternates between the 7th Cavalry (George Custer's old unit) and the 9th, ...

Vatican: New book of leaked documents `criminal'
Boston.com
May 19, 2012|Nicole Winfield, AP The Vatican has denounced as “criminal'' a new book of leaked internal documents that shed light on power struggles inside the Holy See and the thinking of its embattled top banker, and warned that it would take legal ...

Clarke: Prime Minister has right to 'chillax'
BBC News
A senior cabinet colleague has defended David Cameron's work ethic after a booksaid his weekend relaxations included tennis, karaoke and drinking wine. Justice Secretary Ken Clarke insisted leaders needed to remain "part of the human race" while ...

BBC News

Stephen Colbert tops nonfiction bestsellers, while a trio of literary fiction ...
Washington Post (blog)
By Christopher Schoppa In this Saturday, May 5, 2012 photo, from left, TV host Kelly Ripa, Bravo TV personality Andy Cohen and actress Sarah Jessica Parker pose at a party celebrating Cohen's new book "Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of ...

'Bring Up the Bodies' follows Anne Boleyn's fall
New York Daily News
Then in 2009, literary heavyweight Hilary Mantel's “Wolf Hall” surprised all by becoming a best seller. She told the story of the audacious redhead's rise through the eyes of Thomas Cromwell, the commoner who upended the aristocracy to become Henry ...

New York Daily News

Books in brief: 'Lefty,' 'The Great Bridge'
New York Daily News
“Lefty: An American Odyssey” by Vernona Gomez and Lawrence Goldstone Lefty Gomez, the son of a California rancher, wasn't as quotable as Yogi Berra, but the New York Yankee did say “I'd rather be good than lucky.” He was. His fastball was ferocious and ...

Day Two of Book Festival Draws Thousands
The State
By MINDY LUCAS - mlucas@thestate.com From book vendors to cooking demonstrations to bestselling authors, the SC Book Festival had something for everyone as an estimated 3400 turned out for day two of the three-day festival held at the Columbia ...

The State

Young Readers - Favorite books from childhood resonate
Winston-Salem Journal
Dr. Seuss' words from that wise, clever book keep resonating as each milestone is embraced and we get a little closer to ending one chapter and starting another. I asked Hannah McRae, a voracious reader as you might imagine, to share the favorite books ...

'Engines of Change' tells story of cars in America
New York Daily News
In his new book, “Engines of Change: A History of the American Dream in Fifteen Cars,” Paul Ingrassia reflects on America's history through the rear view mirrors of 15 iconic automobiles. The former Detroit bureau chief for The Wall Street Journal has ...

New York Daily News

FDL Book Salon Welcomes Paul Krugman, End This Depression ...
By George Grantham
If a non-tenured assistant professor were to publish this book, she might be denied tenure for wasting time on simple things instead of contributing to the advance of Economic Science. It used to take a little boy to declare that “the emperor has ...
Book Salon

Irshad Manji visits Malaysia to promote new book and is promptly ...
By The Anti-Jihadist
Canadian author and Muslim activist Irshad Manji recently visited Malaysia to promote her new book, Allah, Liberty and Love (!). Apparently Muslims here in Malaysia didn't feel the love and were not amused, angrily demanding that her book ...
Jihad Watch

General Theory Explains Obama Book Catalogue, Hawaii Birth ...
By Tim Cavanaugh
But the Breitbart folks have now revealed a new facet of the story: that author bios sent out by Jane Dystel's literary agency (now the Dystel & Goderich agency) are written and submitted by the authors themselves. Writer Steve Boman recounts his ... Bio of the author. This is followed by links that serve as Support Material—reviews of previous books, recent articles by and about you from national publications, a schedule of speaking appearances, any national media appearances, etc.
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Vatican Calls Book Of Leaked Documents 'Criminal': "His Holiness ...
By The Huffington Post News Team
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has denounced as "criminal" a new book of leaked internal documents that shed light on power struggles inside the Holy See and the thinking of its embattled top banker, and warned that it would take legal action ... Nuzzi, author of "Vatican SpA," a 2009 volume laying out shady dealings of the Vatican bank based on leaked documents, said he was approached by sources inside the Vatican with the trove of new documents, most of them of fairly recent ...
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Daily Kos: Books So Bad, They're Good: The Adventures of Doc ...
By rss@dailykos.com (xaxnar)
If you go through the Apple iTunes store, you can find ebooks, podcasts, and the 1975 movie. Given the current wave in Hollywood of mining comic book heroes and the old pulps, who knows if Doc won't return yet again to the silver screen or ...
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The Kill Zone: 5 Things Every Author Needs to Understand About ...
By James Scott Bell
Of course, a lot of authors now want to go right into digital. Well, don't do it until you fully understand that it's a business you're going to be running. That business is you. Learn how. The basics are not that hard. In fact, I'll have a book out soon ...
The Kill Zone

Which literary character is most frequently portrayed on screen?
By Lauren Davis
Having appeared 254 times in film and television, Sherlock Holmes is, according to the Guinness World Records, the most frequently portrayed human literary character. But he's not the most frequently portrayed of all literary characters; the ...
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Flavorwire » Everyday Words That Were Invented by Famous Authors
By Emily Temple
10 of the Weirdest Children's Book Authors of All Time ... In the interest of pursuing that idea, we decided to take a look at a few everyday words that originated in literature, from plays to poems to novels to children's books. Click through to see ...
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Flavorwire » 10 of the Weirdest Children's Book Authors of All Time
Everyday Words That Were Invented by Famous Authors ... Snicket is also the proud author ofbooks like The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas ... But Carroll is the king ofliterary nonsense for a reason — Alice's Adventures in ...
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Book Shelves #21, 5.20.2012 | biblioklept
Book shelves series #21, twenty-first Sunday of 2012: William T. Vollmann and ... It was one of the first books I ever “reviewed” on this blog, back when I still ...
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Pearson set to release 'Risk Agent'
Sacramento Bee
The New York Times best-selling author has 16 titles in three adult-thriller series, 15 titles in four young-adult series and 10 stand-alone thrillers. That translates into his books published in 22 languages in 70 countries. Pearson's upcoming novel ...

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