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VA Festival of The Book

I was at two events at the Virginia Festal of the book this weekend. I had a nice chat with Barry Eisler on Saturday while we were both stuck in line to get the event whose panel he was on – ‘Sex, Lies, and Violence: Crime Wave’. He was just about to tell me how the name John Rain came about when the line ended and will contribute his next book ‘Requiem for an Assassin’ to the giveaway! Keep a watch out for that. Thanks to that I managed to get my two unsigned Rain Books signed – making my collection complete and signed :) . After this session I had a chance to chat with M. J. Rose and Robert Walker too. I got a second chance to meet Tess Gerritsen and hopefully should have some books from her for the giveaway.

Friday I had a chance to listen to Lee Child talk and heard how Jack Reacher came about – the funny part being the name Reacher – his wife commented that he could be a Reaher at a supermarket if his writing didn’t go anywhere. I also managed to get three of my Reacher books signed, met Tess Gerritsen, Laura Lippman and George Pelecanos. Hopefully they keep the card I gave them and associate that with the email I’m about to send.

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iBookDB is now up at our new server!

The Internet Book Database is now back at our new server!! You should notice faster page load times, general faster site performance, fewer errors and less unavailability. Feel free to contact us if you notice any any errors at either the Forums or by commenting on this blog.

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Moving to a New Server – Back on Jan 9

The Internet Book Database is moving to a new server because the current server cannot handle the amount of traffic to ibookdb.net!! The site will be back by Wednesday Jan. 9. Thank you all for the continued support and sorry for the inconvenience

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December Giveaway Winners Announced

The Winners of The December Giveaway have been posted here. More books have been added and several more will be added to the Feb and March giveaways soon. To enter to win books each month, all you need to do is enter your address in your ibookdb account.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you from ibookdb!! For the new year we are working hard to move to ISBN13, finding more books for the giveaway and creating new features to make The Internet Book Database more usable with fewer bugs. You can always email us or reach us through the Forums to report bugs and request new features. The December winners will be announced shortly.

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12% Off and Free Shipping at Overstock.com

The Internet Book Database is glad to offer you 12% off and Free Shipping From Sunday, December 10 through Thursday, December 14 at Overstock.com

If you missed the deadline for the 12% off, here is another link for 10% off – Take 10% off entire order at Overstock.com! (exp. 12/31/06)

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Cara Lockwood – Dec 06 Featured Author

Cara LockwoodVisit the Cara Lockwood page at the Internet Book Database or her website at caralockwood.com for more information.

Cara Lockwood is the author of the book I Do (But I Don’t), which was made into a lifetime original movie and 6 other novels including two in The Bard Academy series. The latest book in the series, Wuthering High, is now in our giveaway.

Enter You Address here to win a copy of Wuthering High.

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October Giveaway Winners Announced

The winners of the October Giveaway are now posted here and the November Giveaway books are also posted.

Enjoy! As always, adding the books you want to win to your wanted list increases your chances of winning.

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Barry Eisler – Nov 06 Featured Author

Barry EislerVisit the Barry Eisler page at the Internet Book Database or his website at barryeisler.com for more information.

Barry Eisler is the author of the bestselling John Rain series, which we highly recommend as a must read. The latest book in the series, The Last Assassin, is now in stores. Barry maintains an interesting blog on his website and is also to be found on Myspace.

Enter You Address here to win a copy of Hard Rain – the second John Rain book.

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