~ The Telegraph: Maeve Binchy – Ireland’s National Treausre – I was very sad to hear of the passing of Irish author Maeve Binchy. She was – and always will be – a favorite author of mine. Her books feed my genetic need to visit the homeland of my ancestors, and I have spent hundreds of vicarious hours in Ireland through her books.
~ Tor casts a hypothetical Neil Gaiman biopic – Interesting choices there!
Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:
~ Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter, reviewed by Julie at Booking Mama
~ One Breath Away by Heather Gudenkauf, reviewed by Laurel-Rain at Rainy Days and Mondays
~ The Technologists by Matthew Pearl, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read
Book to movie/television news:
~ Ben Affleck has signed on to direct a remake of Stephen King’s The Stand, and Natalie at Coffee and a Book Chick has penned an open letter to Affleck, asking him not to screw it up, and giving him a few casting suggestions.
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