~ Westport Public Library has a podcast of Laurie R. King discussing her Mary Russell/Sherlock Holmes series. Scroll down to May 2nd.
~ Judith R. Hendricks, author of The Laws of Harmony (which I loved) has a guest post at Caribousmom.
~ Angela Wilson has a great post for authors about responding to bad reviews.
~ The other day on Twitter, I was asking how to find out where the “between the numbers” books in the Stephanie Plum series fit in, and Beth at Beth Fish Reads pointed me to two fantastic web sites: Fantastic Fiction and Stop, You’re Killing Me!.
~ BookChick reviews Evermore by Alyson Noel – and dubs it a one-night read. I’m definitely adding this one to my wish list.
~ Looking for some summer books? USA Today has a whole calendar full of suggested summer reading.
~ Claire at Bookstore People has posted A List of the Best Classics You’ve (Probably) Never Read.
~ The bloggers at 5 Minutes for Books are giving away five copies of Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz.
~ Dar at Peeking Between the Pages is giving away two copies of Sea Changes by Gail Graham. I loved this book – you should definitely enter.
Other bookish news:
~ Jen at Devourer of Books has a post for all of us wishing we were at BEA this weekend: Not going to BEA this weekend? Feeling left out? We say: “No BEA? Books anyway!”
~ Kanye West, while on a book tour, promoting his book, says he’s no fan of books. Doesn’t that make you want to rush out and buy his book?
~ The Telegraph has a great column: We still believe in Sherlock Holmes, even in the age of DNA.