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This Week’s Articles — 9/16 to 9/22/2012

A new study of iPad owners shows that parents prefer paper books for co-reading with or to their children — except on trips.  The survey also goes into parents reasons for not co-reading on the iPad; their perceptions about the value of added animations, audio narration, and other features; and… Read more »

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Libriomancer, by Jim C. Hines (review)

Libriomancer, by Jim C. Hines (review)

Libriomancer by Jim C. Hines Series: Magic Ex Libris #1 Published by Penguin on August 7th 2012 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 368 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Codex Born Also by this author: Codex Born Isaac Vainio is a Libriomancer, a member of the secret organization… Read more »

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YA Giveaways (elsewhere)

YA Giveaways (elsewhere)

Several of the blogs I read have great giveaways going on this week:  The Book Smugglers have two books available: an ARC of Libba Bray’s The Diviners (through Sept. 22) and an ARC of Phoebe North’s YA SF novel, Starglass (through Sept. 29.)   The Midnight Garden is giving away… Read more »

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More Hobbity Goodness

More Hobbity Goodness

This is Tolkien Week, and Tolkien enthusiasts will have several reasons to celebrate!   First, the new (next) trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will be released on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. ET.  I’m hoping for some new footage that we haven’t seen yet! Next, September 21 marks… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles — 9/02 to 9/15/12

I apologize for missing last week’s article roundup.  It’s been another very busy two weeks, complicated by problems with my computer which kept me off it for days.  So here are some of the last two weeks’ articles of interest:E0book Pricing Settlements: The biggest book-related news of this two weeks… Read more »

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