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Book Spotlight: Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafron

In this thrilling and elegantly-written mystery, Carlos Ruiz Zafron vividly transports his readers to the streets of 1940s Barcelona. The Shadow of the Wind chronicles the story of Daniel, the Spanish son of an antique bookseller, whose fascination with a rare antique book unravels deep and troubling mysteries about its enigmatic author, Julián Carax. 118 more words

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Friends in the North

A very pleasant night out in Newcastle a couple of weeks ago with Mr & Mrs Keel Row Bookshop – also known as Anthony Smithson… 946 more words


Lexile: A Bookseller's Best Friend or Worst Enemy?

The following post by bookseller Melissa was cross-posted with permission from her blog, Scuffed Slippers and Wormy Books. Thanks to Melissa for allowing us to share her perspective! 1,558 more words

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No Finer Sight

“There’s no finer sight in the world than that of a handsome woman bearing cakes” – this the (completely unsought) opinion of a man in the Warkworth tea-shop.  834 more words


Come Find Me at Buttonwood Books Tomorrow Night!

Tomorrow I’ll be at Buttonwood Books in Cohasset, MA (just outside of Boston) for a panel and signing with my fellow 2014 debut YA author the lovely… 67 more words


Authors now join Public Libraries as targets of Publisher and Bookseller censorship and greed - But who is the real victim?

It appears that it is not just Libraries any longer that are at the whim of publishers and booksellers. Authors now find themselves pawns in the game of market share and bottom-line. 737 more words

909 Authors Write Amazon Asking It To Call Off E-Book Feud With Hachette

The battle royale continues between Amazon and book publisher Hachette, and more than 900 authors are joining the fight. 558 more words