Recommend Me a Book is a site that presents the first page of a book without revealing the author or cover. If the text sparks your interest, you can click the reveal button to find out the title and author. You skip to a new book until you find something you like. I love this method of finding a new book without being able to judge it by its cover. There's also a page to submit a form to upload a book you like or any books that you may have written yourself.
World's greatest author Chuck Tingle has made the leap to the "Big Five," according to a recent release in Publishers Marketplace: Here's the full official description of Camp Damascus, straight from the Tor website: Camp Damascus is a queer deconstruction of the demonic possession subgenre. It's about the power of the historical institutions who shape us,… READ THE REST
It's as close to an Amazon Lord of the Rings tie-in you'll get from the deathless J.R.R. Tolkien: a new volume drawn from notes, footnotes and appendices covering the era of Middle-Earth in which the forthcoming TV spectacular dwells. Behold The Fall of Númenor. Brian Sibley: As my many friends in the Tolkien Society will… READ THE REST
The full title of Brian Doherty's new pseudo-art-history book is a mouthful; it's also a perfect microcosm for the author's popping prose style, while telling you everything you really need to know about the book. Dirty Pictures: How an Underground Network of Nerds, Feminists, Misfits, Geniuses, Bikers, Potheads, Printers, Intellectuals, and Art School Rebels Revolutionized… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST