Category Archives: Book Reviews

Fake Reviews and Plagiarism: Spilling the (Skimm) Tea — The Bibliofile

There’s more drama out in the bookish world (as always), and this time it’s come in the form of The Skimm’s new self help book, How to Skimm Your Life. The Skimm is probably something you’ve heard of — they … Continue reading

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Some Terms You May Not Know

Standard Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and any comments I post are not intended, nor should they be construed, as legal advice. If you need legal advice, please consult a legal expert who is familiar with the area of … Continue reading

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Book Review | Unremembered: Tales of the Nearly Famous & the Not Quite Forgotten — THE HISTORICAL DIARIES

I was very excited when my copy of Unremembered: Tales of the Nearly Famous & the Not Quite Forgotten written by history author Ken Zurski arrived in the mail last week. This book was really interesting and didn’t disappoint at … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on NetGalley reviewing… — Through Another Lens

If you’ve read some of my books reviews (whaddaya mean no!) chances are you’ll have noticed that some are based on advance copies from NetGalley and the relevant publisher. From my own research I know that some people have mixed … Continue reading

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Why I Don´t Join Book Blog Tours Anymore — Morgana´s Book Box

Book blog tours- You either love them or you dislike them. Either you participate in one or you don´t. There are many ways for an author to successfully promote their book but none are as effective as a virtual book … Continue reading

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Divination Dice BackerKit Link – Good Through March 25, 2019

Yesterday, I received an update that Divination Dice – https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dougoutcrafts/divination-dice-set-relaunch-by-dougoutcrafts had launched the BackerKit survey – https://divination-dice-set.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders and it would be open for 10 days. The above link is for those who didn’t back the campaign on Kickstarter. If you backed … Continue reading

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Novel vs. Book – What’s the Difference? — Squibler Book Writing Software

More often than not, the terms ‘Novel’ and ‘Book’ are used interchangeably by most people, and their true meanings are eluded in the process. Except in a few cases (like the reason you are here), many do not usually consider … Continue reading

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The Historical Gamer – Featured Vlogger of the Week March 12, 2019

I chose The Historical Gamer as the Featured Vlogger of the Week for March 12, 2019. It’s nice to see a vlogger use another channel in addition to YouTube. The Historical Gamer reviews a variety of wargames that range from … Continue reading

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The Best (and Worst) Books for Tolkien Biography — Luke Shelton

I have seen several news stories along the lines of “books to read before seeing Tolkien” around the internet recently. While I applaud news outlets for encouraging reading tied to movies, several of these posts, though certainly not all, recommend … Continue reading

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Some Author Guide Links Squibler.io

I saw this on Facebook in an author group: https://www.squibler.io/blog/. The post it linked to washttps://www.squibler.io/blog/how-to-write-a-novel/. I have not gone through many of the posts yet, but the ones I read had some good information to consider. It appears that … Continue reading

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