#1 NYT bestselling author Linda Lael Miller

Archive for October, 2013

So many books and fascinating things to do, so little time…

I was up late last night, finishing Ann Hite’s first novel, “Ghost on Black Mountain”–she’s the author of “The Storycatcher”, which is one of the rare books I buy in print after listening to the audio version.  It was an interesting story–I wouldn’t have finished it if it wasn’t–but the cover blurb promised a story element that never actually appeared in the book–and that bothered me.  I like Hite’s spooky stories, though, and I’ll be waiting for her next novel to come out.

Books, books, books–I can’t get enough of them, it seems.  (Thanks, Mom.)  If I’m not reading one

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Back in action

Well, there were more blog problems over the weekend, but here I am again.  LAST week’s winners were Cecelia Kelsey and Donna Harris.  Congratulations, ladies.  Now, a NEW round begins, so get those comments in.

As it sometimes presents a problem when old books are re-released with new covers–per the comment about this year’s holiday hardcover–here’s how to tell if a book has been in print before.  Check the copyright page.  There, you will see a line that reads “Copyright (year) by Linda Lael Miller”.  Since books are often released multiple times, for those who haven’t seen them before, there

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Though the term “stick ’em up” is widely used in Western films, it wasn’t actually coined until the 1930’s.