Gang abseiled into a warehouse and stole rare books
They escaped with more than 160 books, many from the 15th and 16th Centuries, that were being stored in a warehouse near Heathrow before being flown to the United States.
How to Give a Book Reading: A Bashful Author's Guide
Giving a book reading? Here’s how to do it right! By Melodie Campbell It’s a fact: when I read from my work in public, I sell books. When I don’t read, I don’t sell. This may seem obvious. If you are not on the New York Times bestseller list, then many of the people in …
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Jenny Boeth In Memoriam: We Say Goodbye to One of Our Own
Jenny Boeth — pictured above with her son, Sam Whipple — passed away hours before the solar eclipse at the age of 63 after a long battle with cancer. And like the celestial event, she was a once-in…
Case study of one author's Amazon ranks
British indie author Jane Steen examines the impact of Amazon's imprints on the categories targeted by her self-published novels and learns interesting lessons
How To Get Book Blurbs/Testimonials For Your Book Cover
Most books have book blurbs on the book jacket, giving it instant credibility. As a first-time author, how do you get quotes from popular authors for the cover of your book? Here's how.
5 Tips For Marketing Your Self-Published E-Book to Libraries
Smashwords founder Mark Coker gives indie authors five marketing tips to help get self-published e-books into library collections.
Strappy Hour! Pride Edition
Strap-ons are sexy! At this Babeland Quickie, we’re pouring Babeland Bubbly and featuring our favorite strap-ons, harnesses, and sexy tips for pegging. Arrive early; the first five customers will receive gift bags and one lucky winner will go home with our popular Spareparts harness Babeland workshops are open to people of all genders and sexualities, individually, in couples, or in groups. You must be over 18 to come to the workshops or store.Free events do not require an RSVP unless noted on the individual event. Free workshops are short mini workshops and are not as in-depth as our full, paid workshops. These mini workshops review highlights from our most popular classes or cover topics not taught…
Amazon takes a page from bricks-and-mortar bookstores. Here's what it's like inside
The new Amazon Books on Southport Avenue has the personality of an airport bookstore and conveys all the charm of its stone floor.
Vice President Mike Pence: The Christian Fascist 'Alternative' to
the Fascist Donald Trump
As the crisis sparked by Trump’s firing of FBI Director Comey deepens, the possibility of forcing Trump from power is now openly discussed, both by forces in the capitalist-imperialist ruling class and among the masses of people. That could be a good thing, but there is an urgent need right now for growing numbers—ultimately millions—of people to take to the streets and insist that Trump and the whole Trump/Pence regime must go, and stay in the streets until that happens!