Amazon are buying the rest of Shelfari. It is a smart move, I’m not sure if it makes me comfortable.
Here & Here
Tim Spalding of LibraryThing kicks of a solid debate on LibraryThing’s Talk forum about Amazon and Shelfari
Personanondata adds his two interesting cents to the Shelfari/Amazon chat.
That’s kinda of it for the Shelfari/Amazon Section.
This post from Kassia @ Booksquare is terrifying. It is well worth reading though
Imperialism II, classic timesink.
NOTE TO PUBLISHERS WITH SPARE CASH: BUy LIBRARYTHING but LEAVE IT ALONE WHEN YOU DO> IT”LL PAY DIVIDENDS FOR A WISE BUYER
As per usual Kassia gets it right where other just try (I include myself in the others category)
Why this is news to anyone I really, really do not know: Discounting Can Be Detrimental!
John Scalzi (New Favourite Author – I’ve read the Old Man’s War trilogy in less than a week taking out the delivery times) has a rant of epic and amusing proportions about the SFWA election. Well worth reading for the passion and sense he projects, firmly.