Category Archives: General

March Madness

March Madness most often refers to a single-elimination college basketball tournament held every year in March in the United States. People will fill in their own tournament brackets predicting what teams will advance and how far. Heroes and Villains While … Continue reading

Crazy Crime Writer

My theory is that all crime writers (and any other author) must be a little crazy to succeed. A reader (who also happens to be a crime writer) sent me a link to this article. Apparently an American crime writer … Continue reading

World Book Night 2012

World Book Night is an annual celebration designed to spread a love of reading and books, and it will be celebrated in the USA, UK and Ireland on April 23, 2012. Tens of thousands of givers will share the joy … Continue reading

2012 Edgar Awards Nominations

The nominations for the 2012 Edgar Awards have been announced by the Mystery Writers of America. The Edgar Awards will be presented to the winners at the 66th Gala Banquet, April 26, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City. Best … Continue reading

The Era of Bookshelves

When we bought a new condo a year ago the builtin bookshelf was the deciding factor. We homestyled our old place before we sold it and we sorted our bookshelf according to color. As a result our friends and family had … Continue reading

Cover Art for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Graphic Novel

DC Comics will adapt Stieg Larsson’s Millennium trilogy into graphic novels. The first novel, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, will be published as two volumes. The cover art for the first part is shown above, and the release date … Continue reading

On the 2nd Day of Christmas…

…my true love gave to me: two turtle doves, and a partridge in a pear tree. About Twelve Days of Christmas About Twelve Days of Christmas… Diamond Dove To symbolize the gift on the second day of Christmas (two turtle … Continue reading