Bookish links for Saturday, June 18, 2011

Author news:

~ J.K. Rowling announces Pottermore, says the owls are gathering. What could it be?

Discussion starters:

~ Galleysmith: Standards, organizations, and relationship building

~ Caribousmom: The ugly side of literature

~ Bookalicious: Is dystopia becoming formula?

~ Galleysmith: What’s your status?

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

~ The Last Time I Saw Paris by Lynn Sheene, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom

~ Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky, reviewed by Michelle at Galleysmith

~ Island Girl by Lynda Simmons, reviewed by Darlene at Peeking Between the Pages

~ Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson, reviewed by Jenn at Jenn’s Bookshelves

Book to movie and/or television news:

~ Tom Hanks to produce HBO miniseries based on Neil Gaiman’s American Gods.

~ Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin are set to star in a film adaptation of Labor Day by Joyce Maynard.

Other bookish links:

~ CBS News: A father’s gift of reading – I love this story about a single father who read aloud to his daughter every single night from 4th grade until she left for college.

~ Bookshelf: The bookshelf of the future? – As someone who has yet to purchase an e-book reader, I found this comic particularly amusing.

Non-bookish links of interest:

~ 29 Ways to Stay Creative

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4 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, June 18, 2011

  1. Wendy says:

    I love these weekly link posts, Carrie! And THANK YOU for the link love to Caribousmom this week 🙂

  2. Amy says:

    LOL to the comic! That is great. I had missed some of those discussions so thanks for linking them!