- Wrapped Up in Books is giving away an ebook copy of Wide Awake by Kade Boehme. Closes 9 pm CST, February 2.
- Joyfully Jay’s giving away an ebook copy of How to Repair a Mechanical Heart by JC Lillis. Closes 11:59 pm EST, February 2.
- Joyfully Jay’s also giving away an ebook copy of winner’s choice from JL Merrow’s backlist. Closes “around lunchtime” GMT, February 4.
- Kay Berrisford is giving away an ebook copy of Christmas Magic by Pelaam. Closes February 5.
- Blodeuedd’s giving away a copy of The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie by Jayne Fresina. Closes February 7. US & Canada.
- The Babes in Boyland 2nd Annual Valentine’s Day Lovefest contest runs through February 15, with all sorts of prizes.
- New releases and more: Elisa Rolle (LGBT), Literary Escapism (UF/PNR), Tor.com (fantasy, UF, genre-benders, sci-fi), and Fiction Vixen (romance).
Think, Learn, Do, Make
- Watch Paperman, an animated short nominated for an Oscar.
- Rotary phone flashback. (Hey, I work in telecom, what can I say?)
Cool or Wha…?
- Ah, Wikipedia… (Make sure you hover your cursor over the comic for additional text.)
- Meerkat and baby! Black cat! Baby bat-eared fox! Baby bat-eared foxes! Lynxes! Bat-eared fox and baby! Kitten! Baby lions! Baby lions! Baby lion! Baby lions! Lions! Tiger! Kitten! Fox! Baby fishing cat! Kitten! Kitten! Baby red panda!