Posts tagged Gone Girl
Need Library E-Books to Feed Your New Gadget? Here’s the Answer
January 1, 2013 | 9:15 am
If you can’t find the right library e-books for your new Kindle, Nook, iPad or other gizmo, you’re not alone. More than 100 patrons of the District of Columbia Public Library were lined up electronically today for 10 e-book copies of The Racketeer, John Grisham’s new novel about the murder of a federal judge. Some 400+ D.C. library users awaited 60 electronic copies of Gillian Flynn’s Gone Girl, the best-selling fiction title on the New York Times list. And a digital version of The Casual Vacancy, by J.K. Rowling, was not even in the catalog of the D.C. public library system. Could a well-stocked national digital library system—in...
Goodreads Posts Its Year-End Stats
December 30, 2012 | 1:45 pm
Thanks to Nate over at The Digital Reader for pointing me toward Goodread's year-end infographic summary (see below). Some cool stats on there about the most reviewed book of the year (Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn), the most popular author interviews (Michael Chabon, Lois Lowry, Junot Diaz and Anne Lamott) and growth of the site's membership (it doubled in size). But what I found most interesting about the graphic was that it drew my attention to features I didn't even know Goodreads offered. You can 'like' quotes? You can enter giveaways? You can join a book club? Cool features, Goodreads! I had no idea! I've...