Goodreads – bad ‘Recommendations’

They can shelve it up their...

Friday Book News – 16 May

All Kindles Lead to Rome Exciting Roman news, if news about Roman stuff excites you. Yeah? Well, read on then... Robert Fabbri announced he will have a new short-story exclusively out on Kindle, on 21 May. It's kind of like a side-project of sorts, to his 'day job' of the Vespasian novels, the first of which, Vespasian Tribune …

Amazon: “find alternatives”

I'm trying to. Especially after they stopped delivering for free to Denmark if I ordered over £25. But Margaret Hodge, chair of the public accounts committee in the British Houses of Parliament says we "should" because of Amazon's tax dodging. Dodging of UK taxes, she means. Here's a link to The Guardian's article on the problem. …

Say what you like about Amazon…

...but. I ordered Bernhard Cornwell's latest in the (let's see what they're calling the series this week) 'Warrior Chronicles', The Pagan Lord a good while back. When it was announced I think. I got an email from Amazon last Friday, that they had dispatched the book. It arrived, here in Denmark, Monday morning around 10.00. …

Bill Bryson urges e-book bundle tie-up

Should publishers include a digital copy in with the physical?

Goodreads buys Amazon!

There's good points and bad points.

There sure are book bargains to be had out there

Books, who doesn't love 'em? Bargains, who doesn't love 'em? Can we link the two?

Breaking Hereward III news!

Breaking News! Hereward End Of Days available to pre-order. Go do it!

What I’m buying right now

Where my pocket money's gone this month

Review: The Splintered Kingdom

The Splintered Kingdom by James Aitcheson My rating: 4 of 5 stars If I read a better, more satisfying book, of the Historical Fiction (or any other) genre this next year - I'll be astounded. Or for many years to come. Or at least until the next in the 'Bloody Aftermath' series. The 'Splintered Kingdom' …