Series: Fall 2003 (Vol. IV, No. 3)

2003 Macavity Award Nominees Named

Members of Mystery Readers International (MRI) named 19 nominees for 2003 Macavity Awards. The Macavity Award is named for the “mystery cat” of T.S. Eliot (Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats). Each year MRI members nominate and vote for their…

Deanna Ramsey : Hosting & Site Design for Booksellers

Deanna Ramsay deanna@ramsaybooks.com Editor’s Note: I’ve asked Deanna to provide us with a list of the services she provides since some of us are techno dummies and Deanna is, of course, a bookseller as well as a computer guru and…

Early Registrants Get Perks at Left Coast Crime 2004

Feb. 19-22 in Monterey, CA Early registrants for Left Coast Crime 2004 not only save (cost is $150 vs. $175 after October 20) but also get first consideration for panel slots. The LCC convention for mystery authors and aficionados includes…

Book review: Judgement by Wade Hunter

JUDGEMENT Author: Wade Hunter ISBN: 1-59286-393-0, 362 pages, 6” x 9” Available From: http://www.publishamerica.com, http://www.amazon.com, http://www.bn.com, Barnes and Noble (Brick and mortar), and any other bookstore willing to order digital print books. Price: $24.99 Five years ago, Sam Yeager’s family…

Book review: Department Thirty by David Kent

Department Thirty By: David Kent Pocket Star Books Mass Market Original Publication date: July 1, 2003 Price: $6.99 ISBN: 0-7434-6998-4 Meet Ryan Elder, a typical college student looking forward to spending Thanksgiving at home with his mother and father in…

ChooseBooks.com has been busy adding new services this summer

Booksellers now have the option of: – choosing to have ChooseBooks.com process credit card or institutional IPO orders. – setting their shipping matrix so that relevant taxes [state or VAT] are automatically calculated and added during the checkout process. –…

BiblioDirect has a new look!

In mid-July, BiblioDirect unveiled a new look that improves upon the basic site design it has had since its inception a little over a year ago. Here’s what is new or improved at http://www.BiblioDirect.com — Softer, easier-on-the-eyes colors. — The basic…