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I Love My Kindle



Fun and information about the Kindle and the world of e-books



Last Build Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:29:05 +0000

 



Happy bookish birthdays (December 17) to…bufocalvin:):)

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 19:28:56 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 17) to… Erskine Caldwell (Tobacco Road) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) John Kennedy Toole (A Confederacy of Dunces) (at AmazonSmile*) Penelope Fitzgerald (Offshore) (at AmazonSmile*) William Safire (On Language) (at AmazonSmile*) Jack L. Chalker (The Well of Souls series) (at AmazonSmile*) Ford Madox Ford (The Good […](image)


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The book(store) thief: when people stole from my bookstorebufocalvin:):)

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:47:52 +0000

The book(store) thief: when people stole from my bookstore During my morning Flipboard read, in part looking for articles to flip into the free ILMK magazine at Flipboard, I was intrigued by this ELECTRIC LIT post by Jo Lou The premise is that the author interviewed indie bookstores (well, presumably, people in them) 😉 about which books […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 16) to…bufocalvin:):)

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:19:07 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 16) to… Jane Austen (Pride and Prejudice) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Philip K. Dick (The Man in the High Castle) (at AmazonSmile*) Arthur C. Clarke (Childhood’s End) (at AmazonSmile*) W. Somerset Maugham (The Razor’s Edge) (at AmazonSmile*) George Santayana (The Life of Reason) (at AmazonSmile*) […](image)


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Amazon Charts: 2017 This Year in Booksbufocalvin:):)

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 02:06:06 +0000

Amazon Charts: 2017 This Year in Books Note: this post was originally mistakenly posted in my The Measured Circle blog. I wanted to make sure my readers here got to see it. This is another great example of something which has happened “Because of the Kindle” (I’m writing a book by that name…you can still […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 15) to…bufocalvin:):)

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:29:26 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 15) to… Betty Smith (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Edna O’Brien (Saints and Sinners) (at AmazonSmile*) Robert Charles Wilson (Spin) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle! Join thousands of readers and try the free ILMK magazine […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 14) to…bufocalvin:):)

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 03:04:30 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 14) to… Shirley Jackson (The Lottery) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Mary Tappan Wright (The Test) (at AmazonSmile*) Wade Davis (The Serpent and the Rainbow) (at AmazonSmile*) Kelley Armstrong (The Women of the Otherworld series) (at AmazonSmile*) Anne Conway (The Principles of the Most Ancient and […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 13) to…bufocalvin:):)

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:10:10 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 13) to… R.A. MacAvoy (The Book of Kells) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Emily Carr (Klee Wyck) (at AmazonSmile*) Alan Bullock (Hitler: A Study in Tyranny) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle! Join thousands of readers and try the free ILMK […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 12) to…bufocalvin:):)

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:22:49 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 12) to… Gustav Flaubert (Madam Bovary) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Sophie Kinsella (the Shopaholic series) (at AmazonSmile*) Paul Elmer More (the Shelburne Essays) (at AmazonSmile*) Patrick O’Brian (Aubrey-Maturin series) (at AmazonSmile*) Peter Bergen (Drone Wars) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because […](image)


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Happy bookish birthdays (December 11) to…bufocalvin:):)

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:09:05 +0000

Happy bookish birthdays (December 11) to… Rachel Renée Russell (Dork Diaries) (at AmazonSmile: benefit a non-profit of your choice by shopping*) Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (The Gulag Archipelago) (at AmazonSmile*) Jim Harrison (Legends of the Fall) (at AmazonSmile*) Thomas McGuane (Ninety-Two in the Shade) (at AmazonSmile*) You can be part of my next book, Because of the Kindle! […](image)


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How to surprise someone on your account with a Kindle bookbufocalvin:):)

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 14:18:53 +0000

How to surprise someone on your account with a Kindle book I love to get books as gifts…and I love to give books as gifts! Back in the pre-digital days 😉 , I used to always buy used copies of the first Doc Savage book, The Man of Bronze, so I could gift them to […](image)


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