It has been a long, long time since I did a bookish links post! I have been saving them up, but haven’t had time to write an actual post. Tonight, however, I am (almost) alone in the house, with no commitments. It feels wonderful.
Reviews and blog posts that have me adding to my to-read list:
~ The Poisoned Island by Lloyd Shepherd, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read. Also reviewed by Michelle: The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson, The Crane Wife by Patrick Ness, Archetype by M.D. Waters, The Martian by Andy Weir (I already ordered this one!), and The Wife, The Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon.
~ What Makes This Book So Great by Jo Walton, reviewed by Kelly at The Written World
~ The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick, reviewed by Amy at My Friend Amy. Also reviewed by Amy: The Headmaster’s Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene.
~ Ripper by Isabel Allende, reviewed by Wendy at Musings of a Bookish Kitty
~ Sisters of Mercy by Caroline Overington, reviewed by Marg at The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader
~ Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi, reviewed by Vasilly at 1330v
~ Dangerous by Shannon Hale, reviewed by Sherry at Semicolon
~ The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors – I’ve read six of them. You?
Book to movie/TV news:
~ The first trailer for Angelina Jolie’s adaptation of Unbroken aired during the Olympics. I loved this book; can’t wait to see Zamperini’s story on the big screen!
Other bookish links:
~ Buzzfeed: Photos of babies recreating favorite books – Very cute.