Search results for: James Bond

Books by Author A-L
/ January 26, 2011

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z – A –   Abrams, Dan Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency (with David Fisher) – A mini-biography of the 16th President’s last big trial before running for high office Abnett, Dan Titans Vol. 3: A Judas Among Us (illustrated by Brett Booth) – A graphic novel seeing the team trying to infiltrate H.I.V.E. Adams, Mark Turn Right at Machu Picchu – A nonfiction travelogue/history/investigate report in which the author fol­lows the foot­steps of Hiram Bing­ham III. Afshar, Tessa Pearl in the Sand– Biblical fiction story of Rahab, one of the most famous and controversial figures in the Jewish bible Aguinis, Marcos The Passion According to Carmela (translated by Carolina De Robertis) – A novel which takes place during the Cuban Revolution and follows an an idealistic divorcee who gets caught up in the excitement of the Cuban Revolution, and run away from her wealthy parents to join Fidel Castro and his rebels. Aja, David The Immortal Iron Fist, Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story (with Ed…

Books by Title 0 – 9 / A – L
/ December 6, 2010

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help by Benjamin Wiker – A non-fiction meditation by the author about books which he believes are influential and popular but are actually full of bad ideas. 100 Parks, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to See, What to Do (2019 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A travel book published by National Geographic about the American National Parks. 100 Drives, 5,000 Ideas: Where to Go, When to Go, What to Do, What to See (2020 Edition) by Joe Yogerst – A National Geographic book detailing 100 journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces. The 100-Year-Old Who Climbed Out Through the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson – A fic­tional book which fol­lows the adven­tures and mis-adventures of its centenarian pro­tag­o­nist in a hilarious romp through the 20th century. 108 Rock Star Guitars by Lisa S. Johnson – A book fea­tur­ing pho­tographs of gui­tars (and gui­tars only) of famous gui­tarists. The book took 17 years for Ms. John­son…

Book Review: The Unlikely Spy by Daniel Silva
5 Stars , Fiction , Historical Fiction / September 8, 2010

Vicary is a spy catcher – he does his job well until realizing that a small group of German sleeper agents trained by Abwehr officer Kurt Vogel are still in Britain. The threat is that the German agents could discover the secrets to the invasion and allow the Germans to setup a proper defense line (or call the invasion off) and the invasion would fail.

New Business Model? Advertising in Books
Opinion / September 2, 2010

As we all probably already figured out, the publishing business model is in trouble.  With the rising popularity of eBooks as eReaders drop in price what profit is there in retail book selling? Learning their lesson well from the faux pas of the music industry, the publishing world does not want to force consumers to buy the products they want to sell.  Rather they would like to supply the products consumers want to buy.  By no means will printed books go away anytime soon, but the industry has to look into the future and, frankly, face the inevitable.   Book sales have steadily decreased for about a decade while production costs have risen steadily, since for many books both a physical and a digital edition must be produced (even though I don’t understand why, at this age every book is digital first).  As the music industry found out that at $0.99 song is less profitable than forcing you to buy a $20 CD, book publishers are also learning that a $9.99 eBook is less profitable than their $25 hardcover sibling.   Personally, I have no issue with them making less, no-one is entitled to my money.   Yes, Virginia –…

Author Q&A
/ December 4, 2010

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z – A – Anderson, Steve – Historical fiction author talking about his ideas, research and social media. Atkin, Ann – Author of the “Flash His­tory” series talks about biographies, history and more. – B – Baer, Nadja and David Cohen – Talking about the graphic adap­ta­tion of the U.S. Con­sti­tu­tion. Belfer, Lauren – Author of “A Fierce Radi­ance” talks about research, writing and book promotions. Benn, James R. – Historical fiction author of the Billy Boyle WWII series talks about social media, cover art and more. Berger, W.K. – A published non-fiction author who decided to publish his first fiction book independently. Block, Stefan Merill – Author of “The Storm at the Door” talks about fictionalizing his grandparents’ lives, family and social media. Braude, Joseph -Author of the nonfiction book “The Honored Dead” (and several others) talks about social media, the Middle East and other subjects. Busch, Colleen Morton – Author of the nonfiction book “Fire Monks” talks about Zen, Buddhism, Social Media and fire fighting. – C – Cohen, David and Nadja Baer…

/ October 9, 2010

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