Thanks to Scott at GrandTextAuto and to Maggie Green at the gamer blog Kotaku for the writeups of the World of Warcraft Reader. It’s exciting to see what people think of the book – actually, we still haven’t heard what any real readers think about it after having read it, so we’re rather looking forward to that. Eek.

I’m also proud to announce that our anthology is currently the #2 bestseller in’s Puzzles and Games/Reference section, second only to the Scrabble Dictionary. How’s that for success!!?

screenshot of WoW Reader in the Puzzles and Games/Reference category

4 thoughts on “second only to the scrabble dictionary

  1. Anne-Mette

    Congratulations! Really looking forward to reading the whole thing 🙂

  2. Trevor Dodge

    Congrats, Jill! Looking forward to getting my copy in the mail any day now.

    Shane Hinton and I recently launched a gaming podcast called First Wall Rebate that has an academic slant. We’re starting a book club and want to begin with The WoW Reader for our first discussion in late June/early July. I know you are currently on leave, but would you be interested in an exchange of some kind, either on the podcast (via Skype…), email, message board, etc? If so, would you kindly contact me and let me know? Feel free to contact me via the show blog at

    Thank you in advance. Again, congratulations!!

  3. Linn

    My copy’s delayed by the airport strike! Hoping to dig my nose into it this weekend!

  4. Jill Walker Rettberg

    Hope your copy arrives soon now that the airport strike’s over, Linn! And Trevor, I’ll get in touch 🙂

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