Bookish links for Saturday, November 13, 2010


Discussion starters:

~ Trish at Hey Lady! Whatcha Readin’? gives us Things I don’t understand in books #1.

~ The Book Lady’s Blog: On reading across genres (all the cool kids are doing it).

Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:

~ Suburban Glamor by Jamie Mckelvie, reviewed by Ash at English Major’s Junk Food.

~ Hothouse by Chris Lynch, reviewed by Michelle at GalleySmith.

~ Vanishing and Other Stories by Deborah Willis, reviewed by Candace at Beth Fish Reads.

~ Amy Inspired by Bethany Pierce, reviewed by Deborah at Books, Movies, and Chines Food.

~ Corrag by Susan Fletcher, reviewed by Fyrefly at Fyrefly’s Book Blog.

~ Accomplice by Eireann Corrigan, reviewed by Kathy at Bermudaonion.

Book lists:

~ As we roll ever onward toward the holiday season, the best of 2010 lists are starting to show up online. Here’s Publisher Weekly’s version.

Reading challenges:

~ Swapna is hosting the South Asia Reading Challenge again. While I failed at this year’s version, I’m going to give it another shot in 2011.

Book to movie news:

~ There’s a new version of Jane Eyre coming to theaters in 2011. Looks good!

Other bookish links:

~ Jenn from Jenn’s Bookshelves, Candace from Beth Fish Reads, and Jen from Devourer of Books are hosting the Thankfully Reading Weekend for the second year in a row – what could be better than an excuse to spend the three-day weekend following the holiday immersed in books?

~ Amy Krouse Rosenthal’s Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life remains one of my favorite memoirs, and this video captures some of why it’s so wonderful:

~ And I’ll leave you with Library Girl:

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10 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, November 13, 2010

  1. Michelle says:

    I hope you enjoy Hothouse! As you know I thoroughly enjoyed it. 🙂

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Michelle – it seems like every week one of your reviews has me adding to my to-read list!

  2. Love love love Library Girl! Thanks for sharing that one!

  3. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads

    Turn about is fair play. Now that I’ve watched the memoir video I must have. And oh, gee, I have to run out to the store today and it’s kinda on the way to the bookstore. So much for I’m not buying any more books this year.

    Thanks for the shout-outs!

    Love Library Girl but missed this video, so glad to have seen it.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Candace – I really think you’ll enjoy the Rosenthal memoir – it is a terrific read. Glad I’m helping add to your stacks! LOL

  4. Ash says:

    Yay! Glad I convinced at least one person to try Suburban Glamour!

  5. I’m so glad my review of Accomplice caught your eye! I really think you’ll enjoy it.