Bookish links for Saturday, August 25, 2012

Author news:

~ Chris from Bookarama has a fantastic post about Edith Wharton at The Estella Society

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

~ Stiff by Mary Roach, reviewed by Sandy at You’ve Gotta Read This

~ What the Heart Remembers by Debra Ginsberg, reviewed at Rhapsody in Books

~ Enchantments by Kathryn Harrison, reviewed at Peppermint Ph.D.

~ Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto, reviewed by Anna at Diary of an Eccentric

Book lists:

~ Flavorwire chooses their most anticipated books of the fall.

Book to movie news:

~ Gary Ross will direct the film adaptation of Dave Barry’s and Ridley Pearson’s Peter Pan prequel, Peter and the Starcatchers.

~ They’ve finally cast the role of Finnick in the Casting Fire movie.

Other bookish links:

~ Scent of a kitten: the 20 irrefutable theories of book cover design

~ Huffington Post names the top 13 female English language crime writers

Non-bookish links of interest:

~ For those of you sending kids off to college this fall (and those who plan to do so in the future), here are two last practical lessons you must teach them.

~ Unless you want to feel really old, don’t read Beloit College’s Mindset List for Class of 2016.

~ This post about the joy of parenting – and watching your kids grow up – is beautiful.

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6 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, August 25, 2012

  1. Patti Smith
    Twitter: PattiRSmith

    Thanks for the shout-out, Carrie 🙂 I love these posts…so much to click on and so much to add to my own lists 🙂 I’ve not seen The Estella Society until now and can’t wait to read more! 🙂

  2. Kathleen says:

    Thanks for all of the links. I’m really interested in J.K. Rowling’s new book that was highlighted in the one link you listed.