Pinterest Appeal Grows Among Publishers…And Me

Pinterest Appeal Grows Among Publishers…And Me

Recently, Pinterest has become the third most popular social network right behind Facebook and Twitter in the U.S and with users in the millions now, book publishers are also jumping on the the pinning bandwagon. From the Big Six, Random House, HarperCollins,  Simon & Schuster, and Penguin have all started to establish a presence with boards filled with eye-catching … Continue reading

Publication Rate of Males Outnumbers Females

Publication Rate of Males Outnumbers Females

Recently, Vida, an organization that creates open dialogues about the “critical and cultural preceptions” of women in the literary arts, released their 2011 count of publication rates for female authors in some of the top literacy magazines and book coverage sections in newspapers. These results are less than favorable for women since they show that … Continue reading

First Venture into Audiobooks

First Venture into Audiobooks

For someone like me who enjoys the smell and feel of a new hardcover book, I’ve never really had the desire to dabble in other forms of book delivery even with the increasingly popular e-book format. This was until I learned that Audible offers new users a 30 day trial and free credits to download … Continue reading