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Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins

Rating: Hot Princess

Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins

As you may have noticed in the review immediately preceding this one, I bought this book in the emotional wake of having finished book one, The Hunger Games, of this series. I liked Catching Fire too, though not as much as the first one. The first one has such a great pace, I think a sequel would have had to be unfathomably mind-blowing to be better, much less “as good.” So, with that in mind, I definitely recommend this one to anyone who liked book one and is wondering if book two is worth it. It is. Continue reading Book Review: Catching Fire, by Suzanne Collins

A Technological Assault on My Science Fiction Sales: The Ghost in the Gears at Amazon

So there I was, minding my own business—literally, I mean, selling books is my business, and I mind when they don’t sell—and poof, books just stopped selling all of a sudden. The Galactic Mage has been blowing off the e-shelves for weeks, and, Tuesday morning I got up and checked and, somewhere in the night or early morning, sales just stopped. Cold. From light speed to the brick wall in zero seconds flat.

Must be a glitch, I thought. Surely I couldn’t have sold NOTHING. I mean, I know the book won’t stay up in the top ten forever, but from top ten to total death over night? That seemed a bit severe. Continue reading A Technological Assault on My Science Fiction Sales: The Ghost in the Gears at Amazon