Posted in April 2013

Goodreads and Amazon

On March 28th the founders of my favorite social media site for books, Goodreads.com, announced they were joining the amazon family.  My heart about broke into pieces.  I’ve long had a hate/hate relationship with amazon and it’s owner Jeff Bezos.  Amazon currently owns the book site shelfari.com  and partially owns librarything.com.  Now they’ve gobbled up … Continue reading

The Year of Fun Reading

I have decided this is going to be the year of reading for fun.  No more reading for my kid’s section at work–unless it’s by “accident. No more reading because it ended up on the recommends table or my book-club is reading it.  I don’t care if my favorite co-worker loved it and I always … Continue reading