Bookish links for Saturday, October 6, 2012 – plus, the answers to the first lines quiz

Before I post my links, here are the answers to the first lines quiz I posted on Thursday.

1. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
2. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
3. The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
4. A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
5. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
6. Delirium by Lauren Oliver
7. The Passage by Justin Cronin
8. The Informationist by Taylor Stevens
9. Persuasion by Jane Austen
10. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
11. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
12. 11/22/63 by Stephen King

Discussion starters:

~ My Books. My Life.: Audiobooks with baby – yay or nay?

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

~ Everybody Sees the Ants by A.S. King, reviewed by Kathy at Bermudaonion

~ The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina, reviewed by Marg at The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader

Book lists:

~ Anthony Horowitz’s top 10 apocalypse books

Book to movie/television news:

~ Nick Hornby’s About a Boy is being adapted as a TV series for NBC.

~ The Hunger Games: Mockingjay film has a writer.

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10 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, October 6, 2012 – plus, the answers to the first lines quiz

  1. bermudaonion(Kathy)
    Twitter: bermudaonion
    says:

    I got A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty right and can’t believe I didn’t figure out 11/22/63! I think you’ll love Everybody Sees the Ants and I hope you get a chance to read it.

  2. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads
    says:

    Shoot, I can’t believe I missed the Austen!

  3. Marg
    Twitter: MargReads
    says:

    Thanks for the link love!

  4. Sheila (Book Journey)
    Twitter: bookjourney
    says:

    OOH top ten Apocalypse books! I am checking that out!

  5. Michelle says:

    Aw, hell. Even with having read five of the books listed recently, I still couldn’t get them right. I suck. ;)