Tag: ebooks

  1. Evanovich Feature Image Janet Evanovich & Stephanie Plum Take On Twenty by Amy Currier 11/18/2013

    Most well-known for her boisterous bounty-hunter leading lady, Stephanie Plum, this isn’t Janet’s first rodeo when it comes to New York Times-bestselling stories, nor will it be her last.  She’s the writer who makes you want to cross on over to the other side: romance readers, prepare for adventure; you’re going to love it.

    JANET’S MOTTO: “Eat cake.” (This also […] Read More

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  2. karen kingsbury featured image Author Spotlight: Karen Kingsbury on Storytelling with Books & Music by Amy Currier 10/28/2013

    Storytelling wears many hats. Music—particularly country music—is a form of storytelling that like your favorite line in a book, can get stuck in your head and make you unable to forget its meaning for, well, forever.

    Have you ever read a book that had a poignant tune resonate so loud you couldn’t deny the connection? For me, it happened for […] Read More

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  3. RS_NationalAwards_md The 2013 National Book Awards by Amy Currier 09/24/2013

    The Nominees Are In!

    Award season is here and book nerds are happy to be right in the thick of it. For the first time, the National Book Awards released four separate longlists for nominees (translation: 2x the reading recommendations we need to get eyes on stat!)

    Enjoy the full list below, and comment with the nominees you’re already—or dying […] Read More

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  4. city of bones featured image Sony Companies Team Up for Exclusive Mortal Instruments eBook by Amy Currier 09/12/2013

    One of this year’s most anticipated films premiered from Sony Pictures Entertainment on August 21st: City of Bones. Since then, Sony Reader Store, Sony Pictures, and Sony DADC have partnered to create an exclusive eBook based on the original prop book from the film: The Gray Book.

    City of Bones is the first book in a worldwide bestselling series—The Mortal […] Read More

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  5. ALEX featured image Reader Store Recommends: ALEX by Pierre Lemaitre by Amy Currier 09/04/2013

    This week’s Pick of the Week is a bone-chilling detective novel from French author Pierre Lemaitre. When Alex Prevost is kidnapped, her abductor’s only desire is to watch her die. But as the story unfolds, we’re left wondering: Is Alex the one with something darker to hide?

    Watch our exclusive video from the author, and keep reading for a Q&A […] Read More

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  6. jeff abbott featured image Author Spotlight: Jeff Abbott by Amy Currier 08/12/2013

    Discover Sam Capra & other bestselling suspense

    With heavy-hitting supporters like Michael Connelly (“Jeff Abbott has put together a hell of a page turner.”), Abbott is a high-speed rising star in the suspense thriller world of fiction.  With several books on the New York Times bestseller list, and Adrenaline, Panic, and Collision optioned for film and in script development, his […] Read More

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  7. RS_AuthorSpotlight_0806_bl The KINGS of Horror: A family with a bloodline for storytelling by Amy Currier 08/06/2013

    There are new Kings on the block, and we’re thrilled.

    The prolific Stephen King’s new novel Doctor Sleep—a follow-up to The Shining—is out on September 24. With the success of the TV series made out of his bestseller Under the Dome, the contemporary praise for his son Joe Hill’s NOS4A2, and King’s daughter-in-law Kelly Braffet’s new book—Save Yourself—on the digital […] Read More

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  8. Emotion Match-up Discover Tool Discover Tool: Like a Mood Ring for Your Reader by Amy Currier 07/29/2013

    Sometimes a book is the only one who understands me (and I feel as though I’m not alone . . .)

    For just that reason, we’ve created the newest addition to our collection of Discover Tools: Emotion Match-Ups.

    The Emotion Match-Ups Discover Tool prompts readers to choose from a list of thirty emotions and feelings to help them uncover […] Read More

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  9. David Sedaris Feature Image Exclusive: Reader Store Sits Down with Bestselling Author David Sedaris by Amy Currier 06/03/2013

    In his new book—Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls—bestselling author and sidesplittingly funny personality David Sedaris has again demonstrated the power of the short story collection (as well as his knack for creative book titling). The author, who is known for his unique storytelling style and unforgettable life encounters, was nothing short of a delight in his dapper bowtie and blazer […] Read More

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  10. Roaring Recommendations Feature Image Relive the Jazz Age: 10 Titles to Read After Gatsby by Amy Currier 05/10/2013

    Finally, it’s here: the long-awaited cinematic remake of The Great Gatsby. And if you’re anything like us, you’re going to need some Roaring ‘20s stories to satiate your hunger after seeing the classic come to life (Daisy dressed all sultry, a soundtrack to die for, and let’s not forget… LEO). So carpe diem, and read all the juicy jazz-age fiction […] Read More

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