Spotlight on Bookstores: four treasures in “the hinterlands”

Miriam Parker works for a publishing company, has a blog and is working on her novel Book People in Southwest Virginia.  After knowing Miriam online for many, many months, I was so happy to finally meet her at BEA!  In this Spotlight post she gives the scoop on four lovely bookstores far outside New [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Creatures ‘n Crooks Bookshoppe* in Richmond, Virginia

Attention all fans of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mystery – you’re in for a treat!  This week’s Spotlight on Bookstores is submitted by Pamela K. Kinney, an author of published horror, science fiction, fantasy, horror, poetry, and so far, two nonfiction books, Haunted Richmond, Virginia and Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths and [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: Rakestraw Books in Danville, California

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is written by David Ebershoff, whose novel The 19th Wife has just been released in paperback.  You can read my review of The 19th Wife, an interview with David, and a blurb about his reading at one of my local bookstores.  He is an editor at [...]

Spotlight on Bookstores: *Ariel Bookstore at The Rocks* in Sydney, Australia

Today’s Spotlight on Bookstores is brought to us by Joanna Penn, author and blogger at The Creative Penn: Writing, Self-Publishing, Print-on-Demand, Internet Sales and Promotion…for your book; you can follow her on Twitter. Joanna is British, lives in Brisbane but was in Sydney for the Writers Festival and revisited this brilliant bookshop. 

Spotlight on Bookstores: New England Mobile Book Fair, Newton, Massachusetts

The following Spotlight on Bookstores post is written by Lori at Lori’s Reading Corner.  Lori is a prolific reader, who reviews about 3-4 books a week on her blog, which also features book giveaways, weekly memes and reading challenge updates.  She is a LibraryThing Early Reviewer, a chapter leader for PaperBackSwap, and a member of [...]

Introducing SOBs!

Lisa at Books on the Brain has a great series of posts and guest posts called In Praise of Book Clubs (IPOBC).  Each post highlights a book discussion group – how they came together, the story behind their name (if they have one), how they choose their books, what format their get-togethers take, etc.  It’s [...]