~ 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
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.
~ 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.
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