Bookish links for Saturday, January 16, 2010


Author links:

~ JoAnn at Lakeside Musing has a wonderful post about author Pete Hamill.

Discussion starters:

~ Katrina at Bloody Bad is trying to get an ARC-sharing program going.

~ Amy has two great posts you shouldn’t miss: Judging a Book It’s Cover and There Is Always a Light in the Dark.

Reviews that have me adding to my to-read list:

~ The Nine Lives of Charlotte Taylor by Sally Armstrong, reviewed at An Adventure in Reading.

~ Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman, reviewed by Kathy at Bermudaonion.

~ The Book of Fires by Jane Borodale, reviewed by Sarah at Reading the Past.

~ Candor by Pam Bachorz, reviewed by Amy at My Friend Amy.

~ Truly, Madly by Heather Webber, reviewed by Angela at Library Girl.

~ Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez, reviewed by Jenn at Jenn’s Bookshelves.

Reading challenges:

~ Beth is hosting the Amy Einhorn Books Perpetual Challenge – definitely will be joining this one.

Book lists:

~ If you love YA dystopian fiction like I do, you’ll love this list.

~ Amanda at Bookshelf Monstrosity has posted a list of epistolary novels that she has enjoyed.


~ Win Holly’s Inbox by Holly Denham at Peeking Between the Pages. I loved this book – if you’re a fan of chick lit, you should definitely enter.

~ Win an audiobook edition of The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris at Peeking Between the Pages.

~ Win an audiobook edition of The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova at Peeking Between the Pages and My Life in Not So Many Words.

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16 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, January 16, 2010

  1. Mary
    Twitter: bookfanmb

    Great post! Just want to let you know that I noticed Goodreads is doing another (big) giveaway of Truly, Madly this month. That’s where I got mine last month. I enjoyed it.
    .-= Mary´s last blog ..Spinning Forward by Terri DuLong =-.

  2. Kathy says:

    I’m so glad you’ve added Saving CeeCee Honeycutt to your must read list! It is so good – I’m sure you’ll love it.
    .-= Kathy´s last blog ..Review: KitchenAid Best-Loved Recipes =-.

  3. softdrink says:

    Wench is fantastic…it definitely deserves a place on the to-read list.
    .-= softdrink´s last blog ..The Year of the Goat =-.

  4. Trisha
    Twitter: Trish422

    Thanks again for these bookish links! Good luck on your new challenge.
    .-= Trisha´s last blog ..Book Review: The Fabulous and Mystic Egypt =-.

  5. JoAnn
    Twitter: lakesidemusing

    Thanks for including my Pete Hamill post! So many great links to check out this week…
    .-= JoAnn´s last blog ..Woolf in Winter: Thoughts on Mrs. Dalloway =-.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      JoAnn -you’re welcome – I loved that post – and I love his writing!

  6. Thanks for the link love this week 🙂
    .-= Amanda (A Bookshelf Monstrosity)´s last blog ..The Confederate General Rides North by Amanda Gable =-.

  7. Zia says:

    Thanks for adding my contest link!
    .-= Zia´s last blog ..I am Ozzy (Abridged) Audiobook Giveaway! =-.

  8. Michelle says:

    Candor was an excellent book. I hope you enjoy it.

    I see Megan (PoseySeessions) got the dystopian list in your hands too! Isn’t it great? 🙂
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Book Blogger Con is On! =-.