Hello Book Lovers of Bloglandia! That post title is no joke. There's a new way you can read my books for free. Well, okay, I better clarify this. I'm not dropping the price of all my books to zero cents. What kind of loony bird do you think I am. Wait, don't answer that. See, … Continue reading Go on, read my books for free! No, really.
Hey Bloglandia, No, that subject line isn't the premise for an upcoming novel. Although.... No! Must get Cassie Black out into the world before I allow any new ideas to seep in. What the subject line does refer to is all the exciting book stuff I've been covering over on The Book Owl Podcast. In … Continue reading Fires, Time Travel, and Napoleon
Happy Halloween My Spooky Friends! Have you ever felt a strange chill while browsing a corner of your local library? Has a book ever mysteriously fallen off the shelves as you passed by? Does a ghost cat ever stroll through the stacks? No? Well, how damn boring! Luckily I'm here to satisfy your creepy cravings. … Continue reading Is Your Local Library Haunted?
Hello Bloglandia! It's International Podcast Day!! I've become a huge podcast junkie over the past couple years (I've listed a few of my favorite shows below), and as many of you know, that addiction led me to start my own podcast this spring (I had planned on a launch in January, but best laid plans … Continue reading Celebrate International Podcast Day with The Book Owl
Hello Bloglandia! I just LOVE getting my grubby little fingers on new (okay, new-to-me) books! Which means now that my local library is sort of back in business, I've been going crazy with placing items on hold. And by "sort of" I mean you still can't go in and wander amongst the stacks, but you … Continue reading It’s Time for An Action-Packed Library Stack
Happy Saturday Bloglandia! Just in case you missed it, this week over on The Book Owl Podcast I took a little drive down memory lane as I explored the story behind the bookmobile. It was an enjoyable little ride, so much so that I didn't want to get off, so I also shared some wonderful … Continue reading In Case You Missed It: It’s the Story of the Bookmobile!
Happy Friday Bloglandia! In case you missed it in your WordPress Reader, Episode 7 of The Book Owl Podcast hit the air waves...or rather the pod waves yesterday. Although Episode 6, in which I took listeners to the moon with some Fake News, is my favorite episode so far, this one is a close second. … Continue reading The British Library Birthday Bash — The Book Owl Podcast
Hello Bloglandia! If you've been reading this blog for any amount of time, you'll know I LOVE my libraries. I've always got movies, books or audiobooks checked out or on hold; I buy most of my reading material from their annual used book sales (with help from Finn McSpool); I visit libraries while on vacation; … Continue reading Big Five Publishers Are Being Jerkwads to Libraries
Hello Book Junkies, I know what life's like if you're a hungry little bookworm. You loiter around book shops drooling over the new releases (which is why you've been known to bring a hanky to book shops). You pick up the books, peruse the description, then leap back in shock at the price. Then furtively … Continue reading My Five Favorite Sources for Book Bargains