Month: January 2019

  • Robert’s Roundup #7 (Special 99 Cent Emergency Edition)

    View Previous Roundup and Next Roundup (View All) Various life events have conspired to keep me aware from this blog and ebook deals. Even though it’s so last minute, I want to paste the recent purposes from the US Amazon’s monthly special which expire tonight at midnight. (Don’t worry; these items are discounted every few months). WHY I…

  • Robert’s Roundup #6 of Ebooks (Jan 2019 — Week 3)

    TX litblogger Robert Nagle shares ebook budget deals and ebook finds from Jan 2019.

  • What HS Teachers will never tell their students

    Ok, I won’t make a habit of doing these kinds of posts, but here are the best answers from a reddit question of teachers. ********************** One day you’re going to come across people who are not being paid to tolerate you, and all of a sudden life is going to become considerably more difficult. ***…

  • Ordinary people complain about the IRS (and Trump)

    I am a New York Times junkie (I received a discounted rate which has never expired). The articles are first rate, but sometimes the reader comments are more interesting than the actual articles. After NYT published its shocking investigative report about the Trump family’s $400 million tax fraud (summarized here), I found the comments harrowing to…

  • I survived the SW ebook sale!

    Well, I have spent half of Dec 31st planning what I’d buy from Smashwords end of the year sale with my ultra-limited budget. Let’s just say that I found some amazing deals, and then after I could spend all I could spend, I went ahead and downloaded some SW freebies. Smashwords is a funny place.…