Dan Savage is on a book tour for his new book American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics. Please enjoy this Savage Love letter from the archives. This letter was originally published November 29, 2007: I am a young female currently in a relationship and I want to be honest with my boyfriend. Show More Summary
Dr. Yemonja Smalls has created a children’s book entitled The Day It Rained. The story follows a youngster named Jamelah and how she comes to learn about Alzheimer’s disease. Smalls hopes to raise $10,000 on Kickstarter to cover the costs of printing, shipping, marketing, and planning a book launch event. Show More Summary
Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day, or Quiz Day. This Wednesday: Do you agree that these “patterns” make places beautiful and comfortable? I’ve written before about Christopher Alexander’s brilliant, strange book, A Pattern Language. Few books have made such an impression on me and the way that I think. The book sets forth an archetypal “language” of 253 … ?
I was browsing Etsy one day, and I noticed someone selling a book that I loved as a child. It was ‘Half Magic,’ by Edward Eager, but the title of the book wasn’t anywhere in the listing. The book was being sold as a prop. ‘Vintage décor,’ the listing said. Which made me sad, but also got me thinking. Are books becoming obsolete? More
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly talks to the AP about adapting his many books for TV. “Killing Lincoln: was a hit for Nat Geo, and now “Killing Kennedy” is in production. O’Reilly is an executive producer of the TV adaptations, but he emphasizes...Show More Summary
What inspires you to get up and get it done every day? The answer may be different for every entrepreneur, but you’ll find plenty of motivating ideas in this new crop of business books. In the daily press of running a business, it’s tough to step back and take a breath. Show More Summary
The one thing that the Beatles gave long been lacking is a decent live album. I mean, sure, there’s the album of their BBC sessions, one from their Hamburg Days, and one from the Hollywood Bowl, only the one at the Beeb has ever had an official CD release, and even that’s out of print. [...]Show More Summary
The eighth annual AJC Decatur Book Festival Presented by DeKalb Medical starts in only 72 days away. Following yesterday’s press launch, we have lots of information on this year’s event. Here are some highlights: The keynote address will be delivered by Congressman John Lewis, author of March, the first in a graphic novel trilogy, on [...]
Do you know where to get your weekly fix on New Comic Book Day? Look no further than FindAComicShop.com to find all the stores in your area and keep up with the latest hits and old favorites.
We all have a lot going on these days, and anything that saves time for our marketing efforts is a good thing. Recently, I discovered Author Marketing Club’s Premium option which includes a fantastic service for discovering appropriate book reviewers, as well as an HTML generator for making funky sales descriptions. (Yes, I am a [...]
The Decatur Book Festival announced this afternoon that Congressman John Lewis would deliver the keynote address at this year’s Labor Day weekend festival. According to a press release sent out by the festival, Congressman Lewis will “deliver the keynote address (to be held at the Schwartz Center for Performing Arts at Emory, at 8 p.m. [...]
Over 1,000 people visited the London International Antiquarian Book Fair on the first day, with a record-breaking queue when the Fair opened its doors at 3pm on Thursday June 13, 2013 at the National Exhibition Hall at Olympia, West London. Show More Summary
In the book section this week, we pit brother against brother for your amusement: Bill Savage reviews Dan Savage's new book, and Dan Savage reviews Bill Savage's new book. If Dan's review of Chicago by Day and Night didn't convince you to give the book a try, you should watch this interview with Bill and his co-author Paul Durica. Show More Summary
The 38th Annual Fiestas Puertorriqueñas and Parade went into the books following four full days of music, dancing, a parade and carnival. Thursday through Sunday, Humboldt Park residents awoke to the sounds of salsa or reggaeton this is correct, I believe music that filled the streets. Show More Summary
@plouie01 snapped these two pics of the suggested gifts for Mother’s and Father’s Day at Chapter’s Bookstore in Vancouver. You might notice an interesting difference: Yep, that’s right. Men get books, interesting books even! And women get… pink stuff. Show More Summary
humanitarian worker Jessica Buchanan endured this reality of imminent death during her three-month kidnapping by Somali pirates. Her book describes in amazing detail, day by day, minute by minute, her horrific ordeal.
Of interest to book lovers and riddle solvers: the Midnight Clock.
By Clare Myers and Robert Duncan One may not know the day and hour of the second coming of Christ, but according to Stephen Walford, the signs of its approach are obvious. In his recently published book, “Heralds of the Second Coming: Our Lady, the Divine Mercy, and the Popes of the Marian Era from […]
Tim reflects on the extradimensional invasion that never was as he contrasts the quiet-but-spectacular successes of Free RPG Day with the weird misalignment that happens with the better-known Free Comic Book Day.
Marked for Vengeance (Book One: The Alyx Rayer Chronicles) by SJ Pierce is today’s Free eBook of the Day. The story is a paranormal romance. Check it out: During the initial, routine stake-out of her Marked, a dream prophet named Isaac Walsh, Alyx is thrown for an emotional loop when his allure captivates her heart from two rooftops away. Show More Summary