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Resolutions

Sometime last year, I made the decision to try to read more “new” books.  (To be clear, by “new” I mean a book I haven’t read before.  When things are stressful — and sometimes when they’re not — I tend to reread old friends.  I think I’ve mentioned this before.) … Read more »

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Recommended: Recent Articles

Recommended: Recent Articles

There have been several interesting articles on the future of publishing, e-books, and tablet computers recently.  Over at CNN, Amy Gahran writes about the potential market for smaller tablets, looking primarily at the Kindle Fire, Nook Color, and forthcoming Kobo Vox.  At PBS’s MediaShift, Jenny Shank gives 5 Reasons E-Books… Read more »

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Book Collectorz cataloging program

Book Collectorz cataloging program

A year or two ago (probably closer to two), I received Book Collector, a book cataloging program from Collectorz, as a gift.  I had researched a number of options for cataloging my books, from online catalogs like LibraryThing to shareware programs. Book Collector looked like the best bet, largely because… Read more »

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Book-A-Minute

Book-A-Minute purports to offer “ultra-condensed” versions of the classics you know you should have read, along with an extensive selection of SF/Fantasy and children’s books, so that you can read them in considerably less time than the full-length version would require.  In fact, this is a humor site, strictly for… Read more »

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Replacing My Print Library?

Joe Konrath, successful thriller author and promoter of self-publishing, recently blogged about getting rid of some of his [paper] books.  According to Konrath, he has replaced a number of them with e-books, and plans to replace many of the remaining books. Judging by the 150-plus comments he’s gotten, he struck… Read more »

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