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About Sue Millinocket

Sue is the Editorial Manager at Silver Beacon Marketing. She reads books, watches TV, tries to over-mother her grown children and aspires to someday be the neighborhood Crazy Cat Lady.

Free Books and Zombie Cats

We like this combination. Sue looked just like this while reading Zombie Cat. Sort of. As you probably already gleaned, we here at Readers Lane really, really like free stuff.  Who doesn't?  And we like free books best of all, so when a publisher offers to send us one, we are in our happy place. The good people at Skyhorse Publishing recently sent me a copy of an adult humor picture book entitled Zombie Cat.  It's as though their media contact Michael Shane lives in my head - cats plus zombies?  Count me in! I'm not always a [...]

2016-12-31T17:59:08-07:00September 27th, 2012|

Baseball Books…That Aren’t Really About Baseball

Baseball is a Metaphor for Everything First, a disclaimer.  I am not a baseball fan.  I know that the Milwaukee Brewers exist, but that's about the limit of my attention span for professional ball.  My kids never played Little League or T-Ball so I don't care about those, either.  Basically, I'm a crappy American.  I do love apple pie, though, so there's that. I seem to love baseball themed media, however - both books and movies.  Field of Dreams, The Natural and Moneyball on screen and recently, The Art of Fielding and Killer Instinct on the page. What is it [...]

2022-09-01T03:50:04-07:00September 11th, 2012|Tags: |

Book vs. Movie – The Shawshank Redemption

Stephen King vs. Frank Darabont The Story Andy Dufresne is headed to Shawshank Prison for a murder he is sure he did not commit, though the evidence is not in his favor.  The story chronicles his time there through the eyes of his friend Red.  Andy was a banker before he was a prisoner and quietly changes the prison, his fellow inmates and even some of the toughest guards to ever patrol the lonely, hopeless grounds of the toughest prison in Maine. The Book The Book is actually a novella by Stephen King called Rita Hayworth and the Shawshank Redemption [...]

2017-06-01T10:42:02-07:00August 9th, 2012|Tags: |