Wednesday, September 08, 2010


And the winner of this week's TRANCE ARC is:


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Everyone, thanks for playing. Your entries are tallying up for the month's prizes. (If you're new to the blog, or want a reminder of how to enter, September's Countdown rules are here.)

What else is up this week?

Two more days until I leave for Japan! (Who knows, something fun and Japanese may just find itself in next month's countdown prize basket...) Where's your favorite faraway destination?

Apple does music social networking. What do you think of Ping? (YPulse)

Did you grab a copy of Mockingjay on release day like I did? You aren't alone. 450,000 copies were sold in the first week. (PW)

Do you have an e-reader? Lots of action going on with them this week! Borders jumps into the action with the Kobo and Libre. (GalleyCat), while Sony is upgrading their screens and bodies (crunchgear) and Staples is getting in on the action by selling Kindles (mediabistro). And speaking of e-books, Diesel e-books has reached a deal with Hachette to once again offer their e-book titles. (Diesel Blog)

Happy release week to: Nancy Holder & Debbie Viguie (CRUSADE), Gail Giles (DARK SONG), Kody Keplinger (THE DUFF (DESIGNATED UGLY FAT FRIEND), Nancy Werlin (EXTRAORDINARY), Sophie Jordan (FIRELIGHT), Cate Tiernan (IMMORTAL BELOVED), (Denise Jaden (LOSING FAITH), Michael Thomas Ford (Z), Han Nolan (CRAZY), Don Calame BEAT THE BAND).

This week's video link in honor of where I''ll be on SATURDAY:

P.S. Reminder: leave a comment below answering any of the questions above and you can earn entries in this month's TRANCE Countdown contest.