Kids on Fire: Minecraft Is Here, At Last!

Minecraft, that world-building, game-making PC sensation has come at last to the world of apps in a Pocket Edition! It was just released 9/13/12, and even though it’s been released at its full retail price of $6.99, it has already accumulated an average review rating of 4.5/5 stars across over 340 reviews. If you’ve never … Read more

Kindle Fire HD vs. Kindle Fire: Hardware

The new Kindle Fire HD entry-level model has a 7″ display screen, but that’s pretty much where the similarities between it and the first-generation Kindle Fire chassis end. To begin with, the KFHD has a slightly larger, slightly thinner, and slightly lighter footprint. Where the original Kindle Fire is 7 3/8″ long by 4 5/8″ … Read more

Author Spotlight: Classic Stephen King

The Stand (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at $8.99) – From Amazon: This is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after: … Read more

Instant Video Spotlight: Vampires Who Don’t Sparkle

Remember when vampires didn’t sparkle? Here are some thought-provoking, amusing and visually dazzling Instant Videos to refresh that memory. Let The Right One In (rated R, 4/5 stars, English subtitled, currently priced at $2.99 to rent and $9.99 to buy, and currently available to view FREE for Amazon Prime members) – Lonely, 12-year-old Oskar is … Read more

Today’s $1.99 Kindle Daily Deals: Mary Poppins and The Goddess of Fried Okra

Bestselling author Jean Brashear’s The Goddess of Fried Okra (4/5 stars) is today’s $1.99 Kindle Daily Deal for adults. From Amazon: Grief. Hope. Love. Sword fights. And the crisp glory of fried okra. Ex-cocktail waitress and “convenience store professional” Eudora “Pea” O’Brien is filled with grief and regret, low on cash and all alone. Headed … Read more