Bookish links for Saturday, November 9, 2013

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

~ Longbourn by Jo Baker, reviewed by Candace at Beth Fish Reads and Michelle at That’s What She Read

~ The English German Girl by Jake Wallis Simons, reviewed by Anna at Diary of an Eccentric

~ Parasite by Mira Grant, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read – I just bought this one with a birthday gift card!

~ The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom

Book to movie/TV news:

~ The BBC will do a six-part series adaptation of Tolstoy’s War and Peace.

~ Although the first film in the Maze Runner series won’t be released until next year, Fox is moving ahead with the adaptation of the second book, The Scorch Trials.

~ Nicole Kidman will star in the film adaptation of A.S.A. Harrison’s The Silent Wife.

~ What Ron Moore changed (and kept) in the Outlander series

Other bookish links:

~ Map: The most famous book set in every state

~ CNN: A brief history of young adult literature

~ Epic Reads: 12 Creepy YA Books That Should Be Made Into Horror Movies

~ Book Riot: “Listening to Books is Cheating” and 7 More Myths About Audiobooks

~ PBS Video: Billy Collins discusses humor, authenticity and Aimless Love

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6 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, November 9, 2013

  1. Beth Hoffman says:

    I love Billy Collins, thanks so much for sharing the link to his interview. Happy weekend, Carrie!

  2. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads

    So happy I convinced you to give Longbourn a try! Hope you loveit.

  3. Between Reconstructing Amelia and The Silent Wife, NK has some of the major crime thriller roles!