Category: Miscellany

Goodreads Rolls Out Rereading. Yes, Really!

Goodreads Rolls Out Rereading. Yes, Really!

Goodreads has finally added tracking for the books you reread! I don’t know about you, but I’ve been wanting this feature since I first joined Goodreads. I’m so excited! To use the new feature, just mark a book you’ve already read as “Currently Reading.” Goodreads will remember the date(s) when you… Read more »

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Books on a Budget

Books on a Budget

  Last fall, I talked about the cost-per-entertainment-hour for books, and how most of us probably use some strategies for keeping our overall book spending within limits, whether we do it consciously or not. Today, I’m going to talk about some of the strategies you can use to stay within… Read more »

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Kindle Update — Urgent

Kindle Update — Urgent

In case you missed it, there is a mandatory Kindle software update, and the deadline is March 22. The update affects Kindle e-reader models from 2012 and earlier. Later models already have the necessary software. Some devices will have gotten the update automatically, but if you haven’t connected in a while,… Read more »

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RIP, Alan Rickman

RIP, Alan Rickman

By now many of you have heard of the death of the incomparable Alan Rickman (Feb. 21, 1946 – Jan. 14, 2016.) Mr. Rickman was well-known and beloved for playing roles as diverse as Col. Brandon, the Sheriff of Nottingham, and of course, Professor Severus Snape. In tribute, I thought… Read more »

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

  Merry Christmas from our house to yours! And for my friends and readers who celebrate Hanukkah, Kwaanza, Yule, Pancha Ganapati, or any other holiday of light and hope, I wish you a joyous holiday season! Twitter Facebook 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

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Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Last-Minute Gifts: Printable Bookmarks

Need a last-minute gift? You can print — and even design — your own bookmarks. Printable downloads A number of shops on Etsy sell digital downloads of printable bookmarks. Here are three sets I really like, but you can find almost anything in any style, from country chic to geek fandom. Print… Read more »

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