A real book. Is it what you hold in your hands?
Dear reader, Many a question’s being asked about what is a book. A real book. I think that’s a valid question, and also something that only can be answered from the right point of view. A book always used to be something made of paper, with a cover around it, and words inside that smell […]
Hilda’s 13th adventure, Hilda – The House – is now available!
Dear reader, Did you know that 13 is Hilda’s lucky number? Crappedy crap, scribe, let me do this. I can see you’re going down Babble Road again and that’s not what people are waiting for! So here is the news for anyone who’s interested in news: THE NEW BOOK IS OUT! You can find the […]
Lily Marin – The Novel is available!
Dear reader, Yes. It’s done. This book, the novel about Lily Marin is available as of now, and I present it to you with great pride. You can find Lily Marin – The Novel at Smashwords.com, Barnes & Noble, Apple Itunes and Amazon, while more stores are coming as soon as possible. In print the book […]
Hilda 12 goes live.
Dear Reader Yes, it is with great pleasure that I can let you know that the latest Hilda the Wicked Witch book is now available online. You can find it at Smashwords (for all formats and all e-readers), on Amazon (for your Kindle device or app), and Lulu.com will gladly supply you with a paperback version. […]
Dear Reader who uses electronics to read, Here is a critical question for you: what to do when your battery runs out? Panic? As someone who likes to read, I know of this problem first hand. Do you too? And if you do, what is your line of action to make sure you can read on […]
A domino chain – with books!
Dear reader, Via Teleread I came upon this amazing bit of text and video about a world record breaking event: a domino chain by books, done by students and taking place in the Seattle Public Library: I don’t believe I’ve ever seen an actual book domino chain in person. I’d never even seen a video […]
When paperbacks were the publishing industry’s enemy
Via Teleread: By Dan Eldridge: From mental_floss: Half a century before e-books turned publishing upside down, a different format threatened to destroy the industry. The next time you find yourself tangled up in one of those endlessly frustrating conversations about how e-books and e-readers and the digital culture in general are threatening to destroy the publishing industry as we know […]
Preferred ways of reading.
Dear reader, What is your favourite medium to read from? Do you prefer books? Tablets? E-readers? Your telephone? The Daily Telegraph posted an interesting article on this topic a little while ago: Electronic readers ‘better than books’ for older people Elderly people should use e-readers or tablet computers rather than books because they place less […]
Charisma the young witch – now in print
Dear reader, If you are a collector of paper books and you like children’s books, either for your own child or your inner one, you can now find Charisma’s first story in print at lulu.com. And if you go there before December 14th of this year and you check out with the code ‘felicitas’ you […]