USA Today reports that its bestselling list will begin to feature ebooks this week and notes that since the holidays which many people have been gifted with an ereader for Christmas. That the top six books on the list, the ebook versions outsold their print counterparts while in the top 50, nineteen books sold more ebooks than print. Whether this trend will grow or remain static remains to be seen but it does lead credence that Ebooks are becoming the new Mass Market as the print sales for that format has fallen in recent months.
Another struggling major store, Borders looks like their future is very shakey right now. Employees have been told that they better look for alternative jobs very soon. Borders have also met up with several of the major publishers to discuss problems with payments, and according to a report from Publishers Weekly the meetings haven’t been that successful which is not a good sign of health for Borders future.
The Goddess: In the beginning, there were lovers: a winged deity of power and light, and a queen of grace and beauty. Phoenix was murdered, his beloved stolen away to the Whisper-world. But their passion inspired the Muses. Through great sacrifice, it could live again.
The Guard: There are always six, mortal hosts for the divine. Battling spirits through the ages, they defy Darkness, Lord of the Dead. In 1867, a shadow rises. The tide turns against them, and all hope falls on a child of prophecy, an eerie, snow-white girl yet to be born. But her path must be cleared. A Great War is coming, and song, wind and stars whisper that the eighteen-year-old Beatrice Smith must give everything to prepare…
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Patricia has also confirmed the dates and places for the US book signing tour for River Marked in March. Details are listed below but dates and places might still change so please double check at her site!
March 1-8, 2011: River Marked Signing Tour
The Book Blogger Get Together lets book bloggers interact with each other & share their interests in books ect.
This is a great new way to get to make new friends & keep in contact.
Everyone is allowed to invite their book blogger buds or a blogger that you think could use some followers.
Book Lovers Inc is turning ONE in January and we already planned a great celebration party. After one year of work we thought it would be nice to let someone else work for us- so our blogoversary will a blog takeover. And not just by anyone, we got great authors on board to keep Book Lovers Inc running while we take these 2 weeks to celebrate 24/7.
Here’s a bit of a teaser of who will come over in the time of January 15th – 26th: