Celebrations Are in Order: 50 Shades No Longer #1 on Amazon

Though 50 Shades of Grey still sits smugly atop the New York Times list, the most popular and reviled book of the century has finally been knocked from its spot on Amazon's bestseller list by Dark Horse Comics' new-released The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, an encyclopedia of the game and its characters. Dark Horse … Continue reading Celebrations Are in Order: 50 Shades No Longer #1 on Amazon

Dispatches from the Poop Shelf: Moronic Reviews of Timeless Classics

The spectacular and talented Kate Beaton is responsible for the cartoon above, to which she added the following description on her Tumblr account: I love reading bad reviews of classic books on Amazon and Goodreads. That was all I needed to hurtle myself down this rabbit hole of ridiculousness, so today I bring you three … Continue reading Dispatches from the Poop Shelf: Moronic Reviews of Timeless Classics

Tackling the Times with JD Robb’s Celebrity in Death

Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she's managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It's a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing … Continue reading Tackling the Times with JD Robb’s Celebrity in Death

Tackling the Times with James Patterson’s Private Games

It's already time for a new Times Bestseller -- problem is that Amazon appears to have listened to the complaints about the Kindle edition and fixed the percentage count in mine, so I'm genuinely 60% of the way through, rather than 85%, like I'd hoped. I'll be chugging the rest of Vince Flynn's insomnia aid … Continue reading Tackling the Times with James Patterson’s Private Games

Getting Your Money’s Worth: The Conundrum of the E-Book.

I'm still slogging my way through Kill Shot, but as it's sadly neither as pretentious as Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, nor as cliched and hackneyed as Home Front, I'm a little too light on the hilarious quotes to do a mid-book update. With that said, I do have a hilarious mid-book update regarding the … Continue reading Getting Your Money’s Worth: The Conundrum of the E-Book.