As an independent bookseller, I’m really disappointed about this. Indies need all the help they can get these days, and to have a community like Goodreads fall into the corporate hands of a small-business-crusher like Amazon…
We’re losing allies by the day. I can only hope that loyal readers will vote with their dollars to keep local bookstores in business.
(I also posted this on Goodreads. It’s likely to be my final post there, as news of the sale has made me want to jump ship.)
For your Friday reading pleasure, here are a couple of the things the APRIL crew dug up/dug in the last few days.
- Comics genius Lisa Hanawalt’s review of “War Horse” is probably the best movie review ever.
…if what you want to do is promote a love for reading and the books you love to read, then you can begin transforming your store into a valuable resource for other people who share your passion.
That’s what we’ve got for now. If you’re going out on the town this weekend, why not listen to the original “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun,” now with more masculine outrage!
Oh, and be sure to check out our Kickstarter if you haven’t already. Some amazing authors are just itching to write a post with your name as their muse.