A week of ebook discounts

Update 3/5/2023: The special week starts today! We're fast approaching Read an Ebook Week, a fine time to pick up the digital device of your choice and download a new book to read. In case you haven't already read them or bought them for someone else, you can get both of my Detective Red Shaw novels for 50% … Continue reading A week of ebook discounts

On reading to an audience

My legs shook as I stood in front of the others in my 6th grade class to deliver a mandatory speech, every bit as hard as they shook the first time I stepped onto the high diving board at a swimming pool in West Des Moines. At Beaverdale Books in Des Moines, Iowa The sheer … Continue reading On reading to an audience

Listen up, white guy

You would think that a guy like me, having been a white guy for, let's say, 40+* years, would know a lot about being a white guy. You would probably be right. Still, it is good to learn more. One huge new thing that I have learned in the past several years has been reinforced many … Continue reading Listen up, white guy

Free books worth every penny

Fairness compels me to say there may be an exception every 12th blue moon or so, but in the cluttered world of ebooks it is almost always true that you get what you pay for. I've sampled a few free "books" out of curiosity. So far they've cost me nothing but time, obviously, but the … Continue reading Free books worth every penny