*Nerds, rejoice! Sci-fi and fantasy website Tor.com has dedicated the month of December to pulp novelist H.P. Lovecraft.
*Details magazine revealed what it believes to be the 25 greatest Gen-X books of all time, providing desperate wives and girlfriends with last-minute gift ideas.
*Amazon released its nominees for the best book covers of 2009. This, without a doubt, is my favorite of the bunch.
*Proving that Edgar Allen Poe love is still alive and well, a copy of Poe's first book, Tamerlane and Other Poems, just broke the record for the most expensive work of American literature. The 40-page collection of poems sold at Christie's for a whopping $662,550. Someone was in a festive mood.