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Amazon's Top 10 Best Books of the Year So Far

The Amazon Books Editors’ picks for the Top 10 Best Books of the Year So Far are:

  1. H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald: Enthralling from the first page, Macdonald’s gorgeously wrought prose describes a journey from crippling grief to something resembling grace on the wings of another deadly bird of prey–the notoriously prickly, and murderous, goshawk.
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News & Reviews

Writers React to Amazon Putting a Price on Attention

The truth of the matter is that readers judge books by their covers (or blurbs or quippy subtitles), but Amazon changed the whole nature of grabbing a readers’ interest when it made the business model for e-books work, with the advent of the Kindle in 2007. 1,176 more words

Brave New Publishing---Amazon Testing Paying Authors by the Page

We live in a really strange time and technology has altered the publishing landscape into something we could never have imagined in 1999. The changes have been nothing short of science fiction. 2,549 more words

Kristen Lamb

Book Review: Ruthless by John Rector

Ruthless (Click book or see description below)
By John Rector
Released 6/1/15
Provided free through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review


Bonus Teaser (missed my usual Tuesday post the last few weeks – so here is one for you!):

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I Am Published!!!

It’s been a while since I wrote here, mostly because I’ve been focused on one goal:  getting published as a fiction writer!  I have been terrified to put my work out there because you never know how it will be received, and there was a big part of me that worried that no one would like my work.   440 more words


Ask Authors Your Questions

As one of Amazon’s Kindle Scout selected authors I’m excited to share an event we have tomorrow online. This is an opportunity to (virtually) meet and chat with over 20 novelists, ask questions about their writing process or how they got started or what their favorite color is. 63 more words


Ursula Le Guin is Clueless

I couldn’t tell you anything about Ursula Le Guin. I can’t tell you how many books she’s published. I can’t tell you which genres she writes in. 315 more words