Some cool things to start the New Year—
Congratulations to Boulder author Carrie Vaughn whose new book Kitty and the Silver Bullet debuted #23 on the NYT bestseller list!
Follow the link for a teaser to the new movie National Treasure
, Book of Secrets. There is a beer truck in the scene—a Fuller’s beer truck—which is one of the brands represented by Distinguished Brands, the company I do a beer newsletter for.
Then, here are pics of my friend Patty Millsap who is probably the San Diego Chargers biggest fan. In fact, she’s on her way to Indy this week for the playoff. She’s one of the Charger Backers head honchos. She said these were taken on her birthday and the way the Chargers are playing, she got one mighty nice present.
The top 10 most "literate" cities
were ranked and there’s Denver at #4. The criteria were support for and commitment to reading. Snow days probably contribute to that.
3 St. Paul
5 Washington, D.C.
6 St. Louis
7 San Francisco
A pretty cool real estate website—Haunted House
listings! For real...
Chuck Norris is suing
Penguin over a book called “The Truth About Chuck Norris: 400 facts about the World's Greatest Human." Evidently he has issue with “facts” like his tears cure cancer or he can charge a cell phone by rubbing it against his beard. The suit, filed in Manhattan federal court, seeks unspecified monetary damages for trademark infringement, unjust enrichment and privacy rights.
And a gentle reminder, I’m being featured on Marta Acosta’s blogspot
this week and all month at the Barnes & Noble Paranormal/Urban Fantasy
online book club. Stop by and ask a question or post a comment if the spirit moves you.