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  • 'The Devil Will Come' by Glenn Cooper
    'The Devil Will Come' by Glenn Cooper
    Glenn Cooper has been writing thrillers for a long time but I had never read any of his books for one reason or another. I decided to change that with “The Devil Will Come” which promised a thriller based on historical and biblical...
  • 'The Escape' by David Baldacci
    Book review: 'The Escape' by David Baldacci
    “The Escape” is David Baldacci’s most recent novel and the third in the John Puller series. John Puller is a military investigator in the Army’s Criminal Investigative Division. His older brother Robert was convicted of...
  • Terror in a Teapot
    Writers Tricks of the Trade - Using Kindle free days to introduce new books
    As more and more books are published every year, the race to grab readers becomes more competitive. If you are an "A-List" author, or household name, people will buy your books on the strength of that, but if an author is published by a...
  • Editing your NaNoWriMo novel
    Editing your NaNoWriMo novel
    You’ve had a rest after the marathon writing session known as NaNoWriMo and the resulting first draft you produced during November needs editing. It can be a daunting task if you don’t know where to begin or if you don’t have a...
  • "The Pinned Tweet and The Author" The BookTweeter Buzz with Joey Pinkney
    "The Pinned Tweet and The Author" The BookTweeter Buzz with Joey Pinkney
    Twitter’s pinned tweet feature can be used by authors to highlight important information prominently on the author’s Twitter profile.Pinned tweets are easy to set up and can drive a lot of attention and traffic where you want it. You...
  • 10 questions with historical fiction author: Nicola Cornick
    10 questions with historical fiction author: Nicola Cornick
    Nicola Cornick, author of numerous historical fiction and romance novels answers 10 questions about herfavorite time period in history, her favorite figures from history, and the age old question of coffee or tea.1. If you could go back in time...
  • The Artifice Club
    Big things happening for Atlanta's Artifice Club
    The Artifice Club is the primary source of steampunk events and support for steampunk artists and enthusiasts in the Atlanta area. Now, they are expanding to include events and enthusiasts nationally. Here is the recent press release outllining...
  • Riddle #6 for Pottermore Christmas Released
    Riddle #6 of Pottermore Christmas released - UPDATE
    Last week, it was announced that JK Rowling and Pottermore will be hosting an event where every day from December 12th thru December 24th a riddle will be released with #PottermoreChristmas. Fans have to solve the riddle and after so many people...
  • 'Just Before Midnight'
    Holiday Book Giveaway, Day 2: Mark Gilroy on 'Just Before Midnight'
    On this, the second day of our annual Holiday Book Giveaway Extravaganza, HBE will be offering a personally inscribed copy of Mark Gilroy’s Just Before Midnight. For your chance to win, simply email HBE at HartfordBooksExaminer@aol.com by no...
  • Lady Rawhide/Lady Zorro #1
    Dynamite Entertainment unites their cowgirls in "Lady Rawhide/Lady Zorro" mini
    During the height of the comic book "boom" in the early 90's, trading card company Topps kicked off their own line of comics with "Topps Comics". Among their library of titles was a new "Zorro" comic, and one...
  • Amazing Spider-Man: Spiral
    Gerry Conway returns to Spider-Man and "Star Wars" comic remastered in 70's push
    It certainly seems as if Marvel Comics is being inspired by the 1970's (or the Silver Age) with two announcements made today (December 16th) on the heels of official solicitations for March 2015. As reported by Comic Book Resources, legendary ...
  • Pop Culture and Christmas
    Christmas vs. Popular Culture
    Remember what Charlie Brown said in his Christmas Special? – “Can anyone tell me the true meaning of Christmas?” It was the last time Television Programming allowed a true explanation of Christmas as the character of Linus told...
  • RAIN REIGN by Ann M. Martin
    'Rain Reign' by Ann M. Martin: Touching middle grade tale about a girl and a dog
    With "RAIN REIGN," Ann M. Martin cements her status as an author who writes fabulous stories about people and animals alike. In "RAIN REIGN" Martin brings to life the powerful connection between dogs and children, and how...
  • The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
    'The Princess in Black' by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
    "The Princess in Black" by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale is the story of a princess who is perfectly prim and proper when she is Princess Magnolia. But this prim princess has a particularly powerful secret. She is also the strong Princess...
  • Before the controversy erupted about their film, Seth Rogan and producer Evan Goldberg visited Pop Sugar Studios in San Francisco Nov. 18, 2014
    The philosophical case against "The Interview"
    Tonight, Dec. 16 the film "The Interview" is eliciting threats from the hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace. And the Hollywood Reporter is reporting that theater owners nationwide are being told it's their choice whether or...