Bookish links for Saturday, January 30, 2010

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Author links:

~ On Monday, Patrick Ness, author of The Knife of Never Letting Go, will be participating in a Twitter interview.

Discussion starters:

~ Debbie’s World of Books: What makes a great blog?

~ My Friend Amy: On being a public reader and The death of our writers.

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

~ A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliot, reviewed by Sarah at Archimedes Forgets.

~ The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming, reviewed by Swapna at S. Krishna’s Books.

~ Fidelity: Poems by Grace Paley, reviewed by Bookfool.

~ The Sacredness of Questioning Everything by David Dark, reviewed by Amy.

~ The Declaration by Gemma Malley, reviewed by Megan at Po(sey) Sessions.

Reading challenges:

~ Beth has a guest post by Amy Einhorn in response to the Amy Einhorn Perpetual Challenge.

Book to film news:

~ The last line of this story will be exciting for fans of James Dashner’s The Maze Runner.

Other bookish links:

~ Omnivoracious lists eight authors who have “shaped the world and language of YA over the past ten years”.

~ Telegraph: Largest book in the world to go on display.

~ School Library Journal: Little, Brown changing white-washed covers of The Mysterious Benedict Society.

For those of you who are grammar geeks and poetry fans:

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6 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, January 30, 2010

  1. That is such a fun clip! LOL.. not just anal collegue, and ivory legal collegue. I’m running over the favorite it now :-)
    .-= The Kool-Aid Mom´s last blog ..January Wrap-Up =-.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Kool-Aid Mom – your comment was sent to moderation because the word “anal” was in it – LOL!

  2. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads
    says:

    LOLOLOLOLOLOL on the video. Loved it. Thanks for the link love and for giving me some reading material today.
    .-= Beth F´s last blog ..Let the BLOB Game Begin! =-.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Beth – you’re welcome! He has some other great videos that are not quite as humorous, but still wonderful – I think he’s considered a poet of the “poetry jam” variety.

  3. Michelle says:

    Fabulous news about The Maze Runner! Can’t say I’m surprised to see it getting optioned for a movie. It’s going to be action packed for sure!
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Austen & Grahame-Smith – Pride & Prejudice & Zombies =-.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Michelle – I have passed my copy on to three people now – and they all loved it as much as I did! And as I read, I kept thinking it would make an awesome movie – it’s such a visual story.

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