Reviews now on Goodreads will be readily accessable on the Amazon site and on Kindle. If you are marketing your book, this could be good news for you. Alternative purchasing buttons are said to remain. Ultimate impacts of the marriage between Amazon and the popular review site are unknown at this point. (You don’t have to share your Amazon purchases on Goodreads if you don’t want to.) Click on the link below for more information.
Here’s some more information and inspiration from the Query Tracker Blog. This helpful issue links to several useful articles, including one about NaNoWriMo.
More about the merger from the point of view of agents.
Penguin and Random House are merging. This is huge news in the publishing industry. Click on the link for more information.