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Laurie Gold of AAR – Barnes & Noble Star!!!

Hey, all this is too cool

Check out ‘Book Obsessed’, a new Barnes & Noble offering.  It features video interviews of readers, and the very first is Laurie Gold, webmistress extraordinaire of All About Romance, the very best romance review and forum site on the internet.

On a personal note, I think I spotted (woo-hoo) my own very first Regency novel on Laurie’s shelf; Lord St. Claire’s Angel is at 37 seconds.  I think.  Not positive ’cause it’s a little blurry!

So, Click Here and watch the video, shot in Laurie’s Texas home!

Congrats, Laurie!

And check back; they are going to have weekly videos with other book fans of all genres!

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Shelfari vs LibraryThing

With online applications (meaning: things you can do online) multiplying at such a rapid rate, there comes a time when one has to start whittling down the competing apps. I belong to so many online groups and have so many applications that I am beginning to see a lot of duplication in them, and wonder if I should be making a choice and sticking with it.

You know what I mean.

If you want to trade books online you can belong to BookMooch, TitleTrader, PaperbackSwap, and a dozen others. But if you have the same inventory listed at all of them, sooner or later you’re going to promise the same book to two people! It has happened, not to me, but to others.

So, in the interest of clarity, Continue reading

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