The Sisters Brothers Contest Winners

In case you missed my tweets on Saturday, the winners for the contest were: Ben, who won that beautiful limited edition print of the book’s cover & Erica, who won my much loved galley. It turns out that both Mike & Erica have blogs of their own.  Erica’s blog is called Booked in Chico and you can follow her twitter handle @BookedinChico.  Ben is an … Continue reading The Sisters Brothers Contest Winners

The Holidays Come Early! IAMBIK.COM (Not Your Father’s Audiobook)

Most internet savvy people are probably familiar already with LibriVox. It’s a nifty concept – an audiobook site that takes books in the public domain, talented and/or enthusiastic volunteers willing to record them, combines the two and offers the results for free to anyone with the ability to download. But there are challenges. Sometimes narrators are more enthusiastic than they are talented. And while books … Continue reading The Holidays Come Early! IAMBIK.COM (Not Your Father’s Audiobook)

Introducing Book Sexy Review (and giving away free bookmarks!)

BookSexy is under renovation. I’ve decided to use the upcoming Book Blogger Convention as an excuse to make some long overdue changes to the site.  The most drastic of these being a domain upgrade.  Unfortunately, BookSexy.com has already been claimed (damned pornographers!). And so, I’d like to introduce BookSexyReview.com I think it has a nice ring to it, don’t you? WordPress promises that this won’t … Continue reading Introducing Book Sexy Review (and giving away free bookmarks!)

100 Pages – Setting Aside TOKYO, CANCELLED by Rana Dasgupta

I thought the idea (at least my idea) behind Tokyo, Cancelled very clever. A modern take on Boccaccio’s Decameron where, instead of waiting out the Black Plague in a country villa, Rana Dasgupta’s storytellers’ are stranded in an airport by a snowstorm. Passengers unable to find hotels spend the night telling each other tales. Tokyo, Cancelled is a short story collection bound within a frame … Continue reading 100 Pages – Setting Aside TOKYO, CANCELLED by Rana Dasgupta