How Internet Trends Affect the Publishing Industry

The Internet took over. It’s true. We’ve got to accept this. But this isn’t the first time the publishing industry faced significant change. It survived the radio and video eras by keeping a clear focus on content and the customer. Books are a unique medium: they are not supported by advertising. The business model is … Continue reading

Nightshade

Andrea Cremer draws the reader in to a new a fascinating version of the werewolf myth in her debut novel, Nightshade. The simple-but-beautiful writing and complex-but-relatable heroine make this Young Adult fantasy a great read. Calla Tor is the future female alpha of the new Guardian pack, a group of wolves who keep the  magical … Continue reading

Tagore – No. 88

I’ve been having a pretty stressful day…reading this poem helped me breathe a bit easier. Hope it helps you too! Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a pretty awesome guy: he won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, and protested the British rule in India alongside Mahatma Gandhi. He sought to promote humanism and international understanding … Continue reading

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