Posted on 02/17/2020 at 12:05 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Uncle Tom’s Cabin shocked readers with their stark portrait of the horrors...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: History, NPR

Posted on 02/17/2020 at 10:29 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

If you have a cellphone, you’ve likely received a spoof call. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that publishing-industry scammers are...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Tagged As: Writer Beware

Posted on 02/17/2020 at 10:14 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We won’t inflict unwelcome news about books being turned into movies upon you this morning. Instead, we have an announcement...

Categories: Today in Books

Posted on 02/17/2020 at 08:20 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the bestselling indie novels for the week of February 16, 2020, as compiled by IndieReader. 1. Irresistible, by...

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Bestsellers, Book lists

Posted on 02/16/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Those of you expecting — or expecting to be so — may be tempted to name your bundle of joy...

Tagged As: Just for fun

Posted on 02/16/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No doubt you love writing. (And no doubt your life partner has commented on it with … some feeling.) Do...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/16/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Here are the literary birthdays to celebrate over the week of February 16, 2020. Margaret Truman (February 17, 1924): Truman...

Tagged As: History, Just for fun

Posted on 02/15/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Forget a security system — what bookstores apparently need to catch burglars is a bottle (or two) of booze. The...

Posted on 02/15/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

C.S. Lakin knows that for some writers, the job is just that — a job. But for her — and,...

Categories: Behind the scenes

Posted on 02/15/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s easy to miss the occasional post or two online, so we’ve rounded up some of the highlights from our...

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