Prints, Posters, Books, and More! Visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Friday March 10th

Prints, Posters, Books, and More! Visit the NYC Book and Ephemera Fair Friday March 10th

Discounted tickets are available. Many of the most respected sellers will be at the fair including AbeBooks sellers’ Carnegie Hill Books, DuBois Rare Books, Harrogate Books, James Arsenault & Company, lizzyyoung bookseller   and many more. Sixty book and ephemera sellers will be displaying a wonderful selection of their best items including first editions, antiquarian […]

IndieView with Krista Wagner, author of Intent

IndieView with Krista Wagner, author of Intent

I find that the story comes to me as a nice surprise sometimes and once I start writing, it continues to beautifully unravel, without a set outline, just naturally and mysteriously. I also have learned that it’s best to do the technical things after the story is done in order to avoid tripping up its […]

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: February 2017

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: February 2017

Filled with Hayes’s distinctive street photos of everyday New Yorkers, the book is a love song to the city and to all who have felt the particular magic and solace it offers. Our friends at Amazon have released yet another exciting list of their top 10 book picks for the month. Two days later, a […]

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: March 2017

Amazon’s Best Books of the Month: March 2017

The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir by Ariel Levy When thirty-eight-year-old New Yorker writer Ariel Levy left for a reporting trip to Mongolia in 2012, she was pregnant, married, financially secure, and successful on her own terms. If you’re looking for your next favorite page-turner, look no further than this fantastic list of books, […]

IndieView with Glenn Fain, author of The Woman of My Dreams

IndieView with Glenn Fain, author of The Woman of My Dreams

It went fast for a reasonably long novel. What would you like readers to know about you? It’s totally unique to the individual writer. What came easily? If so can you please describe it? For instance, getting my self-published books reviewed in a literary magazine with a large audience seems impossible at the moment. Theoretically, […]

IndieView with Chris Gerrib, author of The Night Watch

IndieView with Chris Gerrib, author of The Night Watch

When did you start writing the book? For more from Chris visit his website, his Live Journal page, or follow him on Twitter. Of modern writers, I find John Scalzi most influential. Writing is an art, publishing is a business. Do you listen to music while you write? Third, how society abhors a vacuum. Any […]

IndieView with Liz Kerin, author of The Phantom Forest

IndieView with Liz Kerin, author of The Phantom Forest

Know who your target audience is, who you’re going to ask for support, and be prepared to share lots of excerpts! I’ve also always been intrigued by the concept of reincarnation and am a big fan of Greek and Roman mythology, so the universe-building that went into the Underworld and the beliefs of Seicha’s people […]

Did these toy building blocks inspire young Einstein’s imagination?

Did these toy building blocks inspire young Einstein’s imagination?

Did these toy building blocks inspire young Einstein’s imagination? Kaller describes them as “a unique and important artifact of Einstein’s childhood.” He adds: “Fellow scientist J. The company was revived in 1995 and is once again manufacturing toy building blocks. Einstein – who famously said “Imagination is more important than knowledge” – was born in […]

IndieView with Lucy Mihajlich, author of Interface

IndieView with Lucy Mihajlich, author of Interface

For their summer vacations, all of her friends are going to Disneyland, Tijuana, or Disneyland Tijuana, but Pen’s going on a pilgrimage to pray for what’s left of her family. What came easily? Portland, Oregon. I struggled with world-building, because it meant keeping up with current and emerging technologies, pop culture, and politics. She said […]

Eight Pancake Books Worth Stacking on Your Shelf

Eight Pancake Books Worth Stacking on Your Shelf

Eight Pancake Books Worth Stacking on Your Shelf Pancakes – get interactive with the kids And here’s a bonus book in case you wish to explore the development of pancakes since Greek and Roman times – Pancake: A Global History by Ken Albala. You too could make a giraffe from pancakes 7 OMG Pancakes! You’ll […]

“Room for Millions of Immigrants” – railroad pamphlet from 1883 shows how American life has changed

“Room for Millions of Immigrants” – railroad pamphlet from 1883 shows how American life has changed

“Room for Millions of Immigrants” – railroad pamphlet from 1883 shows how American life has changed A Climate for Health & Wealth Without Cyclones or Blizzards.” Yosemite Falls is one of the attractions described in the pamphlet Hoag was the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Immigration Commissioner. Founded in San Francisco in 1865, Southern Pacific was a […]

AbeBooks’ Literary Review of 2016

AbeBooks’ Literary Review of 2016

And part of that legacy must of course be commemorated with the books the year gave us. Happily, the year that made us most want to bury our heads in a book also gave us a wonderful, brilliant selection to choose from. We know, we know – the less said about the year 2016 the […]

Memories of Martin Luther King

Memories of Martin Luther King

  On Being a Good Neighbor – Signed Autograph Quotation Autograph quotation signed from the American pastor, activist, and leader in the Civil Rights movement who received the Nobel Peace Price in 1964. Each volume is exhaustively indexed and cross-referenced with other volumes in the set. A worn relic of one of the most turbulent […]

2017 Children’s Book Award Winners

2017 Children’s Book Award Winners

2017 Children’s Book Award Winners The text winner was Juana & Lucas by Juana Medina, about a spunky young girl living in Bogota, Colombia with her sidekick, Lucas the dog. Its co-author, Congressman John Lewis, was at the heart of the movement and a key player in the fight to desegregate. There were more than […]