Friday Roundup 3.29.13

Let's start with the big news: Amazon Buys Goodreads. There's a lot of heated discussion around this event, and this link includes the announcement from the Goodreads team. 

Another big change on the interwebs is the impending death of Google Reader. Author Nathan Bransford lists some alternatives

Here's a great interview with editor Ellen Datlow. Good for everyone, with a few notes on short fiction and women in the horror genre. 

Who doesn't like free fiction? Get samples of the 2013 Orion Book Award Finalists here

Last but not least, keep those hands in shape! (via Blood Red Pencil