How am I supposed to compete with this?
Lacking the connections in the publishing industry to bring you such an exclusive, my incentive for people to read the blog this week will be: actually writing things.
Sidenote: The symbol from the cover of the Lost Symbol looks a lot like a masonic symbol to me. Have the masons somehow lost it? (Hint: There it is, in that skull.) Or is that just the replacement for the one they lost? No wonder he's sold so many books.