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  • Download Top 100 free e-books, games for Amazon Kindle

    Download Top 100 free e-books,  games for Amazon Kindle
    If you received a Kindle tablet or e-reader for Christmas, then check out Amazon.com's list of Top 100 free ebooks and games.  Of course, you also can see the Top 100 paid list, too. Plus, Kindle owners can borrow more than 100 NewYork Times bestsellers...
  • What are you reading this summer?

    What are you reading this summer?
    As we've written in the past, the main goal of Writers' Block is to bring local authors to the attention of our readers. This week, however, we're turning the tables. We want to know what books made your reading lists this summer. I'll start. I'm...
  • It's Shopping Saturday! Save with our huge list of retail coupons

    It's Shopping Saturday! Save with our huge list of retail coupons
    Freebie Friday morphs into Shopping Saturday! Our fabulous freebie free-for-all goes coupon crazy so you can save at your all fave stores.  Plus, we have dining deals and fun things to do so you can keep on saving right through the weekend. "Like"...
  • Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions

    Google Play offers digital textbooks for up to 80% off print versions
    Google stole tech headlines this week with the unveiling of the Chromecast and second-generation Nexus 7, but it made another important announcement that flew under the radar: Google Play Textbooks. The Mountain View, Calif., tech giant said it will...
  • Eat local: National Farmers Market Week

    Eat local: National Farmers Market Week
    Looking for a market on the upswing? Think farm-fresh produce and meats. National Farmers Market Week is Aug. 4-10, and there are 7,864 such marketplaces listed in a directory compiled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. This is a 9.6 percent...
  • Carnett: Loving Kindle and these books

    Eighteen months ago my wife bought me a Kindle e-reader for my birthday. I recently finished my 100th book on it. To be honest, when I received the Kindle I wasn't certain I'd get through the opening passages of my first book. I'm now hooked, and...
  • Amazon is selling a Monet. And the reviews are in.

    Amazon is selling a Monet. And the reviews are in.
    The description on Amazon of the $1.4-million Claude Monet painting of his chubby infant that's being sold from a New Orleans antiques store is funny in its own right. We learn that "the power of a son's love to warm the spirit of a struggling father"...
  • Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post

    Silicon Valley optimistic about Jeff Bezos buying Washington Post
    SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists. But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
  • The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats

    The Biblioracle: Best-sellers differ in print and digital formats
    It's getting complicated in the world of publishing. Unlike last year, the top-selling books in print and those in digital are rather different, according to a story in Publishers Weekly reporting on sales during the first six months of the year....
  • Whispersync for Voice connects e-books and audiobooks

    Whispersync for Voice connects e-books and audiobooks
    Whispersync for Voice is a literary lifesaver for commuters who can't put down that new best-seller. The program connects a Kindle e-book with an Audible audiobook. It allows you to read a Kindle e-book and then pick up the story right where you left...
  • Self-help books by Hampton Roads authors

    Self-help books by Hampton Roads authors
    For the past few weeks, we've been focusing on summer reads, but with back-to-school shopping in full swing, it's time to get serious. In recent months, Hampton Roads authors have released a number of self-help books, from weight loss, to making money, to...
  • The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline

    The Monet on Amazon might have a buyer -- offline
    The much-publicized $1.45-million Monet listed on Amazon could soon sell, although not through the e-tailer. Claude Monet's portrait of his infant son was among the artworks listed last Tuesday when Amazon launched a new section of its site dedicated to...