My Hardest Year of Teaching

We have been out of the blogging world for awhile because I have had my glasses-wearing eyes buried in book after book as we edit and format and get ready to share these amazing stories.  The project I’ve been working on the most is My Hardest Year of Teaching...

Oyster for e-books

I really hope Oyster has this service for e-books figured out: The app’s design is important, but if the content isn’t there, a service like this won’t work. So the key thing is that Oyster has the books: Over 100,000 in-print titles, plus public-domain titles that...

Dr. Seuss Digitized?

Today while eating lunch, I heard that Dr. Seuss books will soon be available on e-books. They will range in price from $8-$11, which is high for the e-book market, but I have no doubt that they will sell and sell well.   Why?   Because Dr. Seuss is a book brand that...

Will B & N continue bleeding?

Barnes and Noble redesigned their storefronts to highlight their own e-reader device. Was it worth it? Nook lost about $55 million on $153 million in sales — scary numbers by themselves. Even scarier was the both device and content sales were down versus the...

Marilyn Hagerty

Anthony Boudain supports a Marilyn Hagerty by publishing her new book. It’s great to see people connecting from the national scene to the local scene.  For 27 years, Marilyn Hagerty has been covering the restaurant scene in and around the city of Grand Forks,...