Bookish links for Saturday, July 28, 2012

Author news:

~ Rest in peace, Donald Sobol – I loved the Encyclopedia Brown books when I was young.

~ Author Karen Harrington has good news: she has a new book, Sure Signs of Crazy, coming out next summer. It is a companion book to Janeology, which I loved.

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

~ The Color of Tea by Hannah Tunnicliffe, reviewed by Heather at Book Addiction

~ The Devil in Pew Number 7 by Rebecca Nichols Alonzo and Bob DeMoss, reviewed at Challies


~ I’m hosting a read-along of Graham Greene’s The End of the Affair during the last three weeks of August.

Book to movie/TV news:

~ You can now watch the trailer for Oz the Great and Powerful. I didn’t even know they were making a prequel to The Wizard of Oz.

~ Diana Gabaldon has posted a a FAQ about how it works when a book series is optioned for a movie or TV series.

~ See some of the first photos from the Beautiful Creatures movie.

~ Another series I love has been optioned for a television series: Gail Carriger’s Parasol Protectorate series.

~ Lionsgate will adapt Jack Finney’s Time and Again for film – I added this to my to-read list after Stephen King mentioned it in his acknowledgements for 11/22/63.

~ Goodreads has the trailer for the Cloud Atlas movie – I was really wondering how that book could possibly be adapted for film, but the trailer has me optimistic.

Other bookish links:

~ See what happens when a six-year-old judges books by their covers.

~ NPR wants you to vote for your favorite YA novels.

~ You can now smell exactly like freshly printed books.

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2 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, July 28, 2012

  1. Karen @ Scobberlotch
    Twitter: Karenzwriter

    I am so excited to hear that TIME AND AGAIN is being made into a movie. I loved that book. Thanks for the sweet mention of my own book, too!