Links for Saturday, February 13, 2010

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Author news and links:

~ Presenting Lenore has an interview with Patrick Ness, author of The Knife of Never Letting Go – and you can also enter to win copies of the first two books in the Chaos Walking trilogy.

~ Neil Gaiman will be writing an episode of Doctor Who.

~ Jill at Fizzy Thoughts got to go hear Gaiman speak, something I am very jealous of.

Discussion starters:

~ Farm Lane Books: What makes author interviews good? and Does sex in literature kill the romance?

~ Michelle’s Masterful Musings: Readers v. Non-readers.

~ Heidenkind’s Hideaway: Who is the YA audience?

Blog posts and reviews that have me adding to my to-read list:

~ Safe Passage by Ida Cook, reviewed by Carol at Magistramater.

~ The Sonnet Lover by Carol Goodman, mentioned by Marcia at The Printed Page.

~ Commencement by J. Courtney Sullivan, reviewed by Heather at Book Addiction.

~ Bloodroot by Amy Greene, reviewed by Jill at Fizzy Thoughts.

~ Rupture by Simon Lelic, reviewed by Jackie at Farm Lane Books.

~ The Unnamed by Joshua Ferris, reviewed by Heather at Capricious Reader and Swapna at S. Krishna’s Books.

~ Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork, reviewed by Heather at Capricious Reader.

Reading challenges:

~ Jill at Fizzy Thoughts is hosting The New York Challenge. (Only a 1-book commitment for this one.)

Other bookish links:

~ Presenting Lenore is having a Dystopian February.

~ Kay at The Infinite Shelf has posted more gorgeous reading-themed art.

~ Congrats to Florinda at The 3 R’s Blog for having an essay of hers included in The Contemporary Reader.

~ Hunger Games book three has a cover and title.

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16 Responses to Links for Saturday, February 13, 2010

  1. Kathy says:

    I finished my book for the New York challenge today.
    .-= Kathy´s last blog ..Our Life in France – banking, money and numbers =-.

  2. Michelle says:

    These are great links! In particular I’m so totally jazzed about The Hunger Games announcement :)
    .-= Michelle´s last blog ..Kitty Keswick – Freaksville =-.

  3. You always have the best links post! Enjoyed this one as always….keep it up :)
    .-= A Bookshelf Monstrosity´s last blog ..Beautiful Creatures by Garcia & Stohl =-.

  4. Sandy
    Twitter: youvegottaread
    says:

    Very excited about the third Hunger Games book. I really could care less about the title and the picture. I just want the damn thing to be published!
    .-= Sandy´s last blog ..The Girl Who Played With Fire – Stieg Larsson (audio) =-.

  5. Florinda
    Twitter: florinda_3rs
    says:

    Thanks for including my “publication” in your round-up! Great collection of links.
    .-= Florinda´s last blog ..Week-end Review: Travels around the Blogiverse this week =-.

  6. I’m pleased to see that you’ve added Rupture to your list. I’m sure that you’ll love it!

    I also added Marcelo in the Real World to my wishlist – in fact it sounded so good that I bought a copy. Let’s hope it is as good as everyone says it is.

    Thanks for the other links too! Have a great weekend. xJ
    .-= Jackie (Farm Lane Books)´s last blog ..Ruby’s Spoon – Anna Lawrence Pietroni =-.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Jackie- I’ve seen Marcelo in the Real World mentioned so many places – I really need to get my hands on a copy!

  7. heidenkind says:

    Thank you for the linkage, Carrie! You have a great group of links this week. :)
    .-= heidenkind´s last blog ..Addicted to Blogs =-.

  8. softdrink says:

    Thanks for all of the link love…I hope you get to see Gaiman speak someday!
    .-= softdrink´s last blog ..An un-romantic Valentine’s Sunday Salon =-.