Morning Roundup: Feeling dumb while reading? Why publishers want to sell direct and more
April 8, 2014 | 9:00 am
By Joanna Cabot
On the Perils of Feeling Dumb While Reading (Book Riot)
Or maybe you don’t hate it, but you certainly don’t love it like everyone else seems to. And you can’t help but ask yourself, “Is it me? Am I just not smart enough for this book?”
Why Do Publishers Want to Sell Direct? (The Scholarly Kitchen)
During my conversations with press staff, I was able to put together a list of motivations for why a press would want to sell direct. After all, this is not a self-evident proposition.
Scholastic Launches Summer Book Reading Challenge (GalleyCat)
Scholastic has opened the pre-registration for the 2014 Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge for educators.
Is Fandom the Future? Orlando Jones and Veronica Mars Think So (GigaOM)
Accurately predicting where entertainment’s heading might be impossible, but trends and patterns are definitely emerging. The biggest one to arise: The power of fandom in driving the popularity of content.
Kindle Daily Deals: The Bone Secrets Series (and others)