Bookish links for Saturday, August 27, 2011

Author news:

~ Meghan at Medieval Bookworm has a guest post by one of my favorite authors, Laurie R. King.

Discussion starters:

~ Bookalicious: An open letter to Goodreads

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

~ The Companion by Lorcan Roche, reviewed by Marie at The Boston Bibliophile

~ Pomegranate Soup by Marsha Mehran, reviewed by Raidergirl at An Adventure in Reading

Other bookish links:

~ The Onion: Nation Shudders at Large Block of Uninterrupted Text

~ You can now get shoes that reflect your love of all things literary.

~ The Help Criticism: See It Before You Judge

~ 40 Publishing Buzzwords, Cliches and Euphemisms Decoded – Very funny!

~ Still time to sign up for the September read-along of Brooklyn by Colm Toibin.

~ This picture that Karen posted cracks me up.

Non-bookish links of interest:

~ The Atlantic: The Debt Crisis at American Colleges

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11 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, August 27, 2011

  1. Love the shoes! And of course the other links, as always; thanks for compiling them!

  2. Sandy
    Twitter: youvegottaread
    says:

    I missed a few of these since I’ve been out of town this week! I’m off to read some of them…

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Sandy – I would have had more, but I had to skip a bunch of blog reading as we’ve been spending most of the week at the fair!

  3. Sheila (Bookjourney)
    Twitter: bookjourney
    says:

    Thanks for the links – being gone all week it was funnto catch up on what is happening ;)

  4. Sheila (Bookjourney)
    Twitter: bookjourney
    says:

    Uhhh….. “funnto”? No idea where that came from…. I meant fun to. :oops:

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Sheila – My brain often works faster than my fingers can type, too!

  5. Kathleen says:

    Thank you for the links. I’m off to check them out!

  6. Carrie, just wanted to let you know that I posted the final discussion post for our read-along. Sorry I didn’t get it up yesterday. I’m looking forward to your thoughts on the end!

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Avis – no worries – I wasn’t around a lot this weekend anyway. :) I’ll go check it out now and leave me thoughts!