Showing posts with label E-book. Show all posts
Showing posts with label E-book. Show all posts

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Free eBook: The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket By: Edgar Allan Poe

In celebration of the Map of Time's sequel, The Map of the Sky: A Novel by Felix J Palma this month, Atria Books is offering free eBooks of the books that inspired the novels.
Edgar Allan Poe
 Edgar Allan Poe

Visit their website (it's very clunky, you will have to search and then sign up to "purchase" the books. You will get a link via email) to receive a free digital copy of The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, and The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket By: H.G. Wells and Edgar Allan Poe.

Friday, August 10, 2012

Lit links & Scoops

Where I collect and share all the interesting random things I've read all week:

- The Slave Who Circumnavigated The World via The Awl

- Brazilian author Clarah Averbuck on why she wrote Cat Life: ""Unfortunately, Brazil is still a very sexist country. Girls are still seen like objects. The most important thing a woman can do is just be pretty, and it's a shame," she says." via NPR

- See Also: “I’m like, ‘I just made history and people are focused on my hair?’” Gabby Douglas rocks.

- Love: A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933 via BrainPickings

- Oddballs: People Without Facebook Accounts Are 'Suspicious.' on Forbes

- Stress-Free: Recipe for 1x/week Cleansing/Detox Bath Soak via Whole Living

- 7 Foods a Nutritionist Would Never Eat via Shape

- THE SEARCH FOR THE NEXT SRIRACHA - How To Make Sofrito, The DIY Condiment brought to you by The Awl

- Holy bat babies - Cuteness!

- Why dating artists is a terrible idea: I INSPIRED A "BAD" VERSION OF MYSELF ON AARON SORKIN'S "THE NEWSROOM" via xoJane.

- And now you know: How Advertisers Convinced Americans They Smelled Bad: A schoolgirl and a former traveling Bible salesman helped turn deodorants and antiperspirants from niche toiletries into an $18 billion industry via Smithsonian

- Colson Whitehead's novel Zone One is a post-apocalyptic tale of a Manhattan crippled by a plague and overrun with zombies. He explains that he created the novel, in part, to pay homage to the grimy 1970s New York of his childhood. at NPR

- Also How to Write By COLSON WHITEHEAD - awesomeness via NYTimes.

- The Daily Chicana on Remembering My Brown-Skinned Dolls via Racialicious

- Chinese/Jamaican Poet StacyAnn Chin talks about being a single mother, in-vitro fertilization,and how her decision to have a child was met by the Black and LGBT community. Read more at Mater Mea.

- Read MOLLY RINGWALD's story about Infidelity here

- This October, Designers & Books are hosting the first-ever book fair in New York City to focus on architecture and design book publishing. Go here.

- Amazing #1: Site tells you what an awesome social media early adopter you are via ShinyShiny
- Amazing #2: AMAZON: We now buy more Kindle eBooks than printed books Here.

- Style, yes please: 20 fashion-focused Pinterest accounts via Mashable.

- Nicely done: A gender free toy store -Harrods Department Store via The Mary Sue

- The PlayTales App Teaches Your Kids To Love Books With Interactive Kids Stories via MakeUseof

- I cannot wait to go to the Netherlands this fall: AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE: WHY I LOVE AMSTERDAM, THE GREATEST LITTLE CITY IN WORLD via MeltingButter.

Sunday, June 03, 2012

Preview: Junot Díaz, THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER (Riverhead)

Just in time for the 2012 Book Expo America, Publishers Lunch is offering a free eBook featuring excepts from over 33 of the top Fall books including:

Download it here.


Debuts
Hanna Pylvainen, WE SINNERS (Holt)
M.L. Stedman, THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS (Scribner)
Shani Boianjiu, THE PEOPLE OF FOREVER ARE NOT AFRAID (Hogarth)
Amanda Coplin, THE ORCHARDIST (HarperCollins)
Kevin Powers, THE YELLOW BIRDS (Little, Brown)
Lance Weller, WILDERNESS (Bloomsbury)
J.R. Moehringer, SUTTON (Hyperion)
Scott Hutchins, A WORKING THEORY OF LOVE (Penguin)
John Kenney, TRUTH IN ADVERTISING (Touchstone)

English: Writer Junot Díaz at the Mercantile L...
Writer Junot Díaz at the Mercantile Library Center for Fiction's Annual Benefit and Awards Dinner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Fiction
Junot Díaz, THIS IS HOW YOU LOSE HER (Riverhead)
Lawrence Norfolk, JOHN SATURNALL'S FEAST (Grove)
Dennis Lehane, LIVE BY NIGHT (William Morrow)
James Meek, THE HEART BROKE IN (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Mark Helprin, IN SUNLIGHT AND IN SHADOW (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Matthew Dicks, MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND (St. Martin’s Press)
Iris Anthony, RUINS OF LACE (Sourcebooks)
Barbara Kingsolver, FLIGHT BEHAVIOR (HarperCollins)
Bill Roorbach, LIFE AMONG GIANTS (Algonquin)

Nonfiction
Rhoda Janzen, DOES THIS CHURCH MAKE ME LOOK FAT? (Grand Central)
Teresa Rhyne, THE DOG LIVED (Sourcebooks)
Bee Wilson, CONSIDER THE FORK (Basic Books)
Neil Young, WAGING HEAVY PEACE (Blue Rider)
Diana Athill, MAKE BELIEVE (Granta Books)

YA
Sarah Maas, THRONE OF GLASS (Bloomsbury Children’s)
David Levithan, EVERY DAY (Knopf Children’s)
Jasper Fforde, THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children’s)
Jessica Khoury, ORIGIN (Penguin Kids)
Eric Devine, TAP OUT (Running Press Teen)
Jenny Han and Siobhan Vivian, BURN FOR BURN (Simon & Schuster Children)
Libba Bray, THE DIVINERS (Little Brown Young Readers)
Ned Vizzini, THE OTHER NORMALS (HarperTeen)
Janet Gurtler, WHO I KISSED (Sourcebooks Fire)

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Epic List: 105 Books to Read By Latinos

Infuriated by a lack of Book Lists featuring Latinos or Hispanics, I've taken the liberty of making my own via the latest Arc90 lab experiment, powered by Readability, Readlists.

The best thing about this list? You can export it and send to it to your Kindle, iPhone/iPad, or email and download it as an e-book.

You can also access the full list here.






 
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