“The Husband Maneuver” by Karen Witemeyer


This RITA® Reader Challenge 2017 review was written by Darbi. This story was nominated for the RITA® in the Romance Novella category. The summary: 1890s TexasMarietta Hawkins has been in love with ranch foreman Daniel Barrett since she came home from school three years ago. Unfortunately, her father’s rule about hands not fraternizing with his […]

Surface Noise


In an excerpt from his book The New Analog, Damon Krukowski looks at the aesthetics of noise in analog music—and what we’ve lost in the transition to digital recordings. Guillermo Galindo, Fragmented Surveillance/Vigilancia fragmentada, 2014, pigment print, 11 11/16″ × 16 1/2.” Currently on view at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. My favorite records sound the worst, because […]

Staff Picks: Meta, Menudo, Mandates


Camille Claudel. Jim Harrison, who died last year at sixty-nine, was a gourmand with a trencherman’s appetite—food comes up in his Writers at Work interview several times. Though he evokes an atmosphere of overindulgence, the man was sensible and had rules for his dinner guests, the first being very practical considering: “No one is allowed […]

Language Is a Parasite, and Other News


Peter Lund, a Danish naturalist, copying rock paintings at Lagoa Santa, Brazil.   Every writer needs a hobby. When he isn’t writing bleak, bloody fiction or exploring the primal violence at the heart of the American experience, Cormac McCarthy likes to unwind with a little theoretical scientific research. Who doesn’t? His work at the Santa […]

#1: Sin mentiras (Spanish Edition)


Sin mentiras (Spanish Edition) Sophie Saint Rose (Author), Sonia López Rodríguez (Editor) (7) Buy new: $2.99 (Visit the Best Sellers in Libros en español list for authoritative information on this product’s current rank.) < p class=”wpematico_credit”>Powered by WPeMatico from Books Libros – Guaripete http://ift.tt/2p2EQDy via IFTTT

#3: Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (La colección de Harry Potter) (Spanish Edition)


Harry Potter y la piedra filosofal (La colección de Harry Potter) (Spanish Edition) J.K. Rowling (Author), Alicia Dellepiane Rawson (Translator) (14265) Buy new: $8.99 (Visit the Best Sellers in Libros en español list for authoritative information on this product’s current rank.) < p class=”wpematico_credit”>Powered by WPeMatico from Books Libros – Guaripete http://ift.tt/2p2SgQ4 via IFTTT

La edición de libros subió en Cataluña y bajó en Madrid en 2016


La producción de libros en Cataluña subió el 18,5 por ciento en 2016 y bajó el 3,2 por ciento en Madrid, según un estudio del Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, que señala que estas dos comunidades representan el 60,7 por ciento de la producción de libros en España. En términos generales, la producción de […]

Beaverton City Library Celebrates Día de los niños/Día de los libros – OregonLive.com


On Saturday, April 29, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Beaverton City Library at 12375 SW Fifth Street will celebrate children, families, and reading with “El dia de los ninos/El dia de los libros” (Children’s Day/Book Day). Often referred to simply as “Dia,” this holiday is officially celebrated on April 30 every year. Beaverton City Library will celebrate a […]

243. Discovering Romance and Navigating Approval: An Interview with Faith Salie


Sarah chats with author, speaker, and television and radio journalist Faith Salie about Authorized, her Audible program on Sex and Romance in which many of our favorite romance authors are featured, and about the CBS Sunday Morning segment in which Sarah appeared. They talk about  Faith’s book, Approval Junkie, which is out in paperback this […]

Close to You by Kara Isaac


This RITA® Reader Challenge 2017 review was written by Hope. This story was nominated for the RITA® in the Best First Book, Romance with Spiritual or Religious Elements category. The summary: A disgraced scholar running from her past and an entrepreneur chasing his future find themselves thrown together—and fall in love—on a Tolkien tour of […]