Tag: J. K. Rowling

News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes – 12/21/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: A first edition of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol was recently discovered in the Cleveland… Read more »

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News & Notes – 8/14/13

News & Notes – 8/14/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: Man Booker 2013 shortlist titles The Man Booker 2013 shortlist was announced on Sept…. Read more »

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News & Notes — 8/03/13

News & Notes — 8/03/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News: vs. “Overstock Goes After Amazon”, then “Extends Pricing War”, making this a good time… Read more »

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News & Notes — 7/20/13

News & Notes — 7/20/13

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, giveaways on this and other blogs, and other cool stuff. Books & Ebooks in the News:   Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images  It’s been hard to miss the biggest (indeed, almost the… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles (9/23 to 9/29/2012)

This Week’s Articles (9/23 to 9/29/2012)

The initial ebook release of J. K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy (released 9/27) was “literally unreadable” according to Laura Hazard Owen of Paid Content — and any number of angry and dismayed Kindle and Nook customers.  Hatchette has since fixed the problem, but it’s a major blunder, especially since the… Read more »

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This Week’s Articles (4/15 – 4/21)

OK, I’m cheating slightly here, since a few of these appeared toward the end of last week.  But here are a number of articles I found interesting this week: Want to create your own ebook using MS Word?  PC World tells you how.. It’s caveat emptor at Amazon, where copycat… Read more »

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Pottermore Opens to the Public!

Pottermore Opens to the Public!

The Pottermore Insider announced that Pottermore is finally open to everyone.  Queue nicely, one at a time, please! The announcement generated great excitement on the Harry Potter Lovers forum over at Ravelry, the knitting and crocheting community I belong to. There were also some complaints about the sign-up process, but… Read more »

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