~ Do you have a friend or relative with a birthday this month? If you buy him or her a copy of The Violets of March, Author Sarah Jio will send them a personal note with a signed bookplate and a pouch of violet seeds.
Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:
~ The English Teacher by Lily King, mentioned by Melissa at Mental Multivitamin
~ The Survival Kit by Donna Freitas, reviewed by Amy at My Friend Amy
~ The Beauty and the Sorrow: An Intimate History of the First World War by Peter Englund, reviewed by Anna at Diary of an Eccentric
~ This Beautiful Life by Helen Schulman, reviewed by Julie at Book Hooked Blog
~ The Dispatcher by Ryan David Jahn, reviewed by Ryan at Wordsmithonia
Book to movie news:
~ More Beautiful Creatures casting news: Emmy Rossum will play Ridley, Lena’s dark caster cousin.