Feb 13, 2015

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Hi, Hi! Below is this weeks compilation of Randon Articles across the Web.  It's still pretty hot here in North Queensland so my beverage of choice this weekend will be a 'Voltage'.

Not sure what its called in the rest of the world, but this one has hot espresso shots poured over a blend of milk, ice & vanilla flavouring, garnished with ground espresso beans.  A nice change.

  • Christian Fiction Experiences a Dramatic Decline in Sales.
  • Why Do We Love the Apocalypse?
  • Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicted The Rise Of Google, Skype, E-mail -- In 1976
  • Quick Reads finds snack-reading between meals can refresh the synapses other opiates can’t reach



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Christian Fiction Experiences a Dramatic Decline in Sales


goodereader.com - Christian Fiction is on the decline, as overall book sales have plummeted 15% from 2013 to 2014.  Today we look at some of the reasons why this sector is crashing and what the industry is doing about it.  Read more...


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Why Do We Love the Apocalypse?


bookriot.com - While pop culture has always been slightly enamored with the apocalypse genre, it’s now experiencing a popularity and variety that is almost hard to fathom. Read more...






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Arthur C. Clarke Accurately Predicted The Rise Of Google, Skype, E-mail -- In 1976


huffingtonpost.com - Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke shared his thoughts about the Internet and e-mail, search engines and smartwatches, all in one interview. It was some 40 years ago. Read more...








Quick Reads finds snack-reading between meals can refresh the synapses other opiates can’t reach


teleread.com - Research has found that those who read for just 30 minutes per week are 20% more likely to be satisfied with their lives.  Read more...








And if you haven't read it yet take a look at my latest 'Origins' post.

Harry Potter and the Muggle Resistance.


wolfsbooks.blogspot.com.au - How I met Harry Potter and one of the challenges I encountered running a Christian bookstore which didn't stock J.K. Rowling's books.  Read more...