Tech and Product Round-up: February Edition

Column by Christopher Shultz
There are a slew of new app and online-based publishers churning out interesting and original content. Let's take a look at three.

10 Things Every Reader Should Do in 2017

Column by Gabino Iglesias January 6, 2017 (1) comments
Everyone loves giving advice to writers. Now it's time to give advice to those who make it possible for writers to do what they do.

My Life Dumpster Diving for Books

Column by Gabino Iglesias
Reading is a drug, and some of us will do whatever it takes to get a fix.
Kindle VoiceView

Amazon Adapts Kindle for Visually Impaired Readers

News by Raine Winters
VoiceView brings a new dimension to eReading.

10 Reasons Why Books Are Always Better Than Boys

Column by Riki Cleveland
Books or boys? How is a girl to chose? Here are ten reasons why books will never let you down.
BookDigits Raffles off Awesome Prizes to Readers

BookDigits Raffles off Awesome Prizes to Readers

News by Raine Winters
This month’s prize is a $50 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble!

8 Ways Books Cure Loneliness

Column by Christine J. Schmidt June 30, 2015 (1) comments
There's no excuse for being lonely when books exist.
Seattle Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities’ List

Seattle Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities’ List

News by Raine Winters June 3, 2015 (7) comments
Browse the top 20 list here!
Let Readgeek Engine Decide What Book you should Read Next

Let Readgeek Engine Decide What Book you should Read Next

News by Raine Winters May 13, 2015 (3) comments
The tool gives readers recommendations based on past reads.
‘Hot Dudes Reading’ Attracts over 300K Followers

Instagram Account Featuring ‘Hot Dudes Reading’ Attracts over 300K Followers

News by Raine Winters
Anonymous New York City residents have garnered popularity through photos of cute men reading on the subway.

How to Make Sweet, Sweet Love to your Books

Column by Phil Jourdan February 11, 2015 (5) comments
Stop saying you love reading, and start loving the books themselves — in a creepy, relationship-y way.

To Read or Re-Read: That Is The Question

Column by Leah Rhyne January 6, 2015 (5) comments
Do you read? Or do you re-read? There are benefits to both...and pitfalls, too...

Lessons From My Grandmother

Column by Christine J. Schmidt November 19, 2014 (1) comments
Reading runs in the family.

7 Things To Expect When You Date A Reader

Column by Christine J. Schmidt November 7, 2014 (7) comments
Readers are wonderful people, but there's a few things you should know before you date one.

Locked Up: Books For My Father

Column by Peter Derk October 14, 2014 (7) comments
An article in which a son decides whether he should send books to his estranged, imprisoned father.

Let's Talk Literature: 6 Books That Are Great Conversation Starters

Column by Christine J. Schmidt August 25, 2014 (9) comments
Reading these books in public has been linked to newfound literary friendships.

The Perils of Reading in Public

Column by Daniel Hope August 5, 2014 (8) comments
Reading in public is a risky endeavor, because there's no way to tell who's going to interrupt you.

Culling Your To-Be-Read List

Column by Peter Derk July 3, 2014 (2) comments
Simple steps to tame the beast that is your to-read list.

An Open Letter to the Guy Reading 'A Game of Thrones' While Driving

Column by Daniel Hope June 27, 2014 (5) comments
An open letter to the guy who flew by me on the freeway with 'A Game of Thrones' laying across his steering wheel. That was a dumb thing to do, but I get it.

Book Breakup: Tell The Story, Break Up With A Bad Book

Column by Peter Derk May 15, 2014 (6) comments
Is it time to break up with that book you've been slogging through? Let me help.
Events, News, Reading, Tom Spanbauer

Tom Spanbauer Reading In NYC On May 13

News by Rob Hart
In a rare East Cost appearance, Tom Spanbauer will read from his latest novel, 'I Loved You More,' at The LGBT Center in Chelsea.

5 Reasons I'll Never Buy A Kindle: Lamentations of a Book-Loving Luddite

Column by Naturi Thomas-Millard February 18, 2014 (17) comments
eReaders isolate us, impoverish our lives, and are like going on a date with Dan Brown. Allow me to explain...

Respecting Ideals: Reading vs Watching

Column by John Jarzemsky September 18, 2013 (5) comments
With all the hubbub about respecting the space in which we consume movies, why hasn't the same argument been made about books?
Bedtime Story

Most UK Parents Don't Read Bedtime Stories To Their Kids, Survey Asserts

News by Christopher Shultz September 13, 2013 (4) comments
Of the 2000 moms polled, only 64% engaged in the nightly practice. Despite a knee-jerk tendency to judge, this doesn't make them bad parents.