~ Scott Westerfeld has posted a fantastic essay on Teens and Dystopias.
~ I know this is old news, but I still can’t get over it: British crime writer R.J. Ellory caught writing fake Amazon reviews of his own books!
~ For all you Kinsey Millhone fans, In January, Sue Grafton is releasing a book of previously unpublished Kinsey stories.
~ Seattle’s Book-It Repertory Theater is producing an adaptation of Jamie Ford’s Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. I wish I lived in Seattle, because this is one of my favorite books.
~ This is a lot of fun: British Crime Writers, Glaring. Coincidentally, the first photo is of R.J. Ellory. Maybe he’s mad he got caught?
Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:
~ A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, mentioned in Bryan’s Sunday Salon post
~ Need by Carrie Jones, reviewed by Candace at Beth Fish Reads
~ The Language of Sisters by Amy Hatvany, reviewed by Swapna at S. Krishna’s Books
~ The Roma Sub Rosa series by Stephen Saylor, mentioned by Bryan for BBAW
~ Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gootch Hummer, mentioned by Meg for BBAW
~ The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers, reviewed by Jenn at Jenn’s Bookshelves
~ Before the Poison by Peter Robinson, reviewed by SuziQ at Whimpulsive
~ Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater, reviewed by Irish at Ticket to Anywhere
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