Bookish links for Saturday, December 22, 2012

Lots of bloggers have been posting their end-of-the-year favorites lists, so I’ll start with the ones I’ve come across in my blog reading this week:

~ Devourer of Books: 2012 – Best Books

~ You’ve Gotta Read This: Best of 2012 – Fiction

~ You’ve Gotta Read This: Best of 2012 – Nonfiction

~ You’ve Gotta Read This: Best of 2012 – Audio

~ Books in the City: Top 10 Books of 2012

~ Bookarama: A Bookish Look Back at 2012

~ Book Hooked Blog: Best Adult Fiction of 2012

~ Book Addiction: Faves from 2012 – YA fiction

Discussion starters:

~ Book Journey: Books to Movies…”Heck Yeah!” or “Hell’s No!”

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

~ In Need of a Good Wife by Kelly O’Connor McNees, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read

~ The Believing Game by Eireann Corrigan, also reviewed by Michelle

Reading challenges:

~ The 2013 War Through the Generations Challenge will focus on the American Revolution. Looking forward to this one!

Read-alongs:2013 the year of the War and Peace read-along! I’m joining in; you should, too.

Book to movie/TV news:

~ J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy will become a BBC series.

~ As will Susanna Clarke’s Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell.

~ Angelina Jolie will direct the film adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken.

Other bookish links:

~ Goodreads announced the winners of their 2012 Goodreads Choice Awards.

~ Pen names you may have thought were real

~ Drink Like Your Favorite Author

~ 25 Best Book Titles of 2012

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10 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, December 22, 2012

  1. Sheila (Book Journey)
    Twitter: bookjourney

    OOH fun links for me to go and check out 😉

  2. Joanna
    Twitter: Joannainbxl

    Ooh a War and Peace read along? So so tempting!

  3. Michelle says:

    Thanks for linking! I love adding to others’ TBR piles when so many others can be accused of doing the same thing for me! 😉

    Enjoy War and Peace! I’ve read it twice and still love it.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Michelle – you’ve read War and Peace twice? That’s quite an accomplishment!

      • Michelle says:

        I have! Once because I was curious what all the fuss was about and a second time a few years ago with my online book club. I enjoyed the opportunity to read it with a group. Just remember, Russian storytellers are notoriously long-winded, and Tolstoy definitely had an agenda with W&P!

  4. Julie G says:

    Thank you for linking! I always enjoy reading your bookish links!