Hot books for cold weather from the NYT

For those of you who aren't regular library visitors, this is a day made to use their wealth of ebooks (for your Kindle, portable device, or computer) and audiobooks. These are not current best sellers. This article sent me off to the NY Public Library where most of them are currently available. If you have … Continue reading Hot books for cold weather from the NYT

Vox puts out a marvelous weekly book-related collection – here’s a sample

Presenting this in its entirety because it contains just one nugget after another. Since I prefer using my iPhone to my (by this time ancient) iPad, I read a lot of these gems on my phone. So much for people who think people on their phone are just wasting time. Not an earth shattering item … Continue reading Vox puts out a marvelous weekly book-related collection – here’s a sample

If I know at the beginning of the book that the mother dies, why do I cry when it happens?

This is one of those brief essays that is beautiful written and has something worth hearing. BookRiot has many of them. Check out their site and their newsletters. https://bookriot.com/2019/01/09/books-that-tell-you-how-they-end A LOVE LETTER TO BOOKS THAT TELL YOU HOW THEY END LEAH RACHEL VON ESSEN01-09-19 So you’re reading a book. And right at the beginning, it … Continue reading If I know at the beginning of the book that the mother dies, why do I cry when it happens?

Prepare for the book vs movie conundrum for these 19 books that will be 2019 movies

https://hellogiggles.com/reviews-coverage/books-being-made-into-movies-2019/ 19 books being made into movies in 2019 you'll want to read ELIZABETH ENTENMAN January 02, 2019 4:29 pm Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may earn commission. Some of our favorite films are based on … Continue reading Prepare for the book vs movie conundrum for these 19 books that will be 2019 movies

Excellent reading for when/if winter ever forces you to stay inside

It's always nice to have something interesting, but not too long, to read when you can hear the wind swirling outside, or see the snow, or (worse yet) listen to cars skidding on ice while tucked up warm inside with something good to eat, a light to read by, and maybe a furry friend nearby. … Continue reading Excellent reading for when/if winter ever forces you to stay inside

Sometimes Amazon ebook deals are too good to skip

As regular readers can guess, I read a LOT and -- because I share my Amazon Kindle library with my sisters -- I often buy those not available from the library or under the Kindle Unlimited program. Recently I've cut back on purchases as my NY Public Library hold list suddenly burped up four books … Continue reading Sometimes Amazon ebook deals are too good to skip

Creative list of sci-fi for your new Kindle

Am always thrilled when I can find a list of books in a genre that I've been reading for decades that has so many New suggestions. I've only read one of these books, am familiar with another few authors, but most are totally fresh for me. When my "to read" list gets a bit shorter, … Continue reading Creative list of sci-fi for your new Kindle