Book Expo 2013: How's the Publishing Industry Faring Since?

Once again Book Expo was held in NYC during a hot (and semi-humid) few days. There was talk about the state of the industry and digital components (and vendors) had a key area in the Digital Zone. What is the state of the industry or really prospects on the state? Hopefully ever optimistic and growing.

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Winner "Easy Chinese Recipes" Giveway & New Cookbook Giveaway!

Thanks to everyone who 'liked' pages and visited my site and are fans of Rasa Malaysia's site. I'm happy to announce the winner of a copy of Easy Chinese Recipes deemed by Rafflecopter is.... Carmen Nuland.

Congrats, Carmen! I'll email you for your address and will make sure to put the book in the mail via USPS ASAP. Thanks again to Bee for spreading the word and Tuttle Publishing for aiding in this giveaway. And if you didn't win many of these great recipes can be found on so you can see how awesome they are for yourself. And I have another cookbook giveaway!

So the deal is that this giveaway officially starts tomorrow at 12:01am (EST) and will end on October 1st 12:01 am (EST). I'll post the Rafflecopter link for entries in a post tomorrow AM.

Happy cooking!

Rasa Malaysia's "Easy Chinese Recipes" & Cookbook Giveaway!

My review of Bee Yinn Low's "Easy Chinese Recipes." And one guess as to how much I enjoyed it... :o) Also a giveaway with the help of Tuttle Publishing for your own copy of "Easy Chinese Recipes."

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MIA for Writing Conferences

I'll be offline for a couple weeks attending writing conferences but will be back with conference updates and a cookbook giveaway!

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Tuttle Publishing at Book Expo: An Introduction to a Publisher Merging East & West Cultures

Tuttle Publishing, a leading publisher of Asian culture titles, is offering a 40% discount to customers for online purchases (use code: BEA2012) and they have some wonderful cookbooks that I mention and you should look into!

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