Borders Online Bookstore Launches Today and More!


C.E. Murphy gives us the low down on the ever mysterious formula for writer royalties at the Magical Words blog.

Miladyinsanity interviews Jes Battis. Here is a snippet:

Jes: Welcome to the studio. I’d like to introduce Tess Corday and Derrick Siegel, who both work for the Central Occult Regulation Enterprise, or CORE. Tess, can you describe your job for the readers?

Tess: I’m an Occult Special Investigator.

Derrick: Level One.

T: [glaring]. Yes. Level One. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

D: I can read minds. Some people might think that’s much cooler.

T: But I get better hours. And I have a gun.

D: So do I!

T: But you couldn’t hit the broadside of a barn with it–


Virginia at Bitten By Books reviews Succubus on Top by Richelle Mead and Rachel reviews Happy Hour at Casa Dracula by Marta Acosta.

Xyeido reviews Tall, Dark and Dead by Tate Hallaway.

Dear Author reviews Night Child by Jes Battis.


Borders launches it’s online bookstore today.

From Smart Bitches: More on the disappearing reviews, now with more screen capture:

I’m sure some of you are going to roll your eyes and be like, “Dude, Bitch, take a Xanax and let it go already.” Me? Like a terrier! A terrier with screen caps!

Behold, the reviews that were taken down, should you be interested in reviews of Fearless Fourteen that did, but now don’t, appear on your local While some of the reviews delve into an area that makes me feel squidgy in which the writer presumes Evanovich’s motivation in writing Fearless Fourteen, most of them make perfectly adequate points as to why the reader/reviewer didn’t like the book. There are thirteen reviews in all below the fold, all in pop-up images.