Welcome back to the work week, folks! Here's a little Monday fun to get things started:
- Last week Talia, Stephanie Chase, Alene Moroni, and I were featured in EarlyWord modeling their brand new, mega-chic GalleyChat buttons. See the article here!
- Flavorwire puts THREATS and HALF-BLOOD BLUES on their list of "10 New Must Reads for February." We agree! See the full list here.
- Looking ahead to the Indie Next List for March, we see THE STARBOARD SEA, THE INQUISITOR, THE DOG WHO DANCED, and GYPSY BOY. See the full list here.
- And a word on the big game:
We would be remiss to ignore all of the sports excitement from this weekend, so we'll extend our congratulations to this year's MVP (Most Valuable Puppy, that is), Fumble!
Watch highlights from Puppy Bowl VIII* here.
*Apparently humans were playing a similar game this weekend, but that might just be rumor.Read more
The latest issue of Library Journal's BookSmack! drew our attention to Douglas Lord's wickedly funny and brutally honest Books for Dudes column. We love candid book bloggers and Doug tells it like it is.
In his latest column, "Adventures with Frontlist Thrillers, Memoirs & Mysteries," he takes a look at a handful of our books from a dude's perspective:
As Doug says himself, "Eligibility in BFD's Pantheon of Recommended Works requires titles to show a certain something, a certain je ne sais quoi." Well, whatever it is, we're proud to be publishing books with it!Read more