Mondays with Authors: Meet Carol Fitzgerald, founder of The Book Report Network

By Tricia Vanderhoof Two decades ago, there was no single editorial resource for readers to find out more about the books or authors they loved other than a cover back flap, which often disclosed how many pets or children the authors had, and maybe mentioned where they went to school. There was no Wikipedia, no Google. … Read more

GraphicNovelReporter.com Releases Annual Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer List

Nearly 120 graphic-novel recommendations for readers of all ages this summer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-GraphicNovelReporter.com, a leading website for graphic-novel and manga news and reviews, has released its second annual Hottest Graphic Novels of Summer list, a comprehensive collection of titles that will keep comics fans busy throughout the summer. The selections are arranged into five … Read more

GraphicNovelReporter.com’s Core List

GraphicNovelReporter.com Releases Its First Core Graphic Novels List A guide to help traditional booksellers entering the graphic-novel marketplace to build a basic collection, one step at a time. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE–GraphicNovelReporter.com, a leading website for graphic-novel and manga news and reviews, has released its Core Graphic Novels list for adults – – the first of … Read more

ReadingGroupGuides.com Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary!

Ten years ago this month, ReadingGroupGuides.com launched with a goal to connect book groups with books and authors that would make for great conversation – – and move, motivate and inspire them. The website now has more than 11,000 newsletter subscribers, 10,000 registered book groups and 3,000 discussion guides listed. It’s become an online community … Read more

GalleyCat Interviews GraphicNovelReporter.com’s John Hogan

Graphic novels have never been hotter. Novels such as Watchmen and the NY Times bestseller, Stitches by David Small have shown that interest in the genre has expanded beyond the so-called comic book geek audience and into the mainstream. One one of those leading that movement is GraphicNovelReporter.com‘s Editorial Director, John Hogan. We had the … Read more

Bookreporter.com Announces Holiday Features for 2009

New York, NY (November 25, 2009) – Bookreporter.com is sharing in the spirit of the season with three holiday features for 2009: * Holiday Basket of Cheer Contests* “What to Give/What to Get” Gift Suggestions* Author Holiday Blogs about giving and receiving books The site kicked off the Holiday Basket of Cheer Contests on November … Read more

Winfrey on ending show: ’25 years feels right’ — USA TODAY, 11/22/2009

Holding back tears, Oprah Winfrey told her studio audience Friday that she would end her show in 2011 after a quarter-century on the air, saying “prayer and careful thought” led her to her decision. “I love this show. This show has been my life,” she told viewers. “And I love it enough to know when … Read more