Bookish links for Saturday, April 12, 2014

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

~ Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt, reviewed by Wendy at Caribousmom

~ At Home by Bill Bryson, reviewed by Melissa at Avid Reader’s Musings

~ Escape From Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein, reviewed by Kathy at Bermudaonion

~ Chasing Utopia by Nikki Giovanni, also reviewed by Kathy

~ The Here and Now by Ann Brashares, reviewed by Amy at My Friend Amy

~ Mind of Winter by Laura Kasischke, reviewed by Michelle at That’s What She Read

~ This House is Haunted by John Boyne, reviewed by Heather at Book Addiction

Book lists:

~ Buzzfeed: 22 Books You Should Read Now, Based on Your Childhood Favorites

~ Parade: The Most Popular Book in Each of the 50 States

~ EW: 10 Most Criminally Underrated Books

Book to movie news:

~ John Green’s novel Paper Towns will be a movie.

Other bookish links:

~ Mental Floss: Which Country Reads the Most?

~ Huffington Post: 9 Quotes Every Book Lover Should Read

~ SYNC has posted their schedule of free audiobook downloads for this summer.

I will leave you with this absolutely adorable video of a three-year-old reciting Billy Collins’ poem “Litany:”

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10 Responses to Bookish links for Saturday, April 12, 2014

  1. Beth F
    Twitter: BethFishReads

    That video was too cute. Lots of good linking … thanks for the heads-up.

  2. yes mind of winter is excellent!

  3. bermudaonion (Kathy)
    Twitter: bermudaonion

    I think you’ll love Mr. Lemoncello and Chasing Utopia and hope you get the chance to read them.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies

      Kathy – I especially want to get the poetry collection soon. I haven’t read any poetry in a long time.

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  5. I’ve been avoiding reviews of Mind of Winter since mine goes up this week–but I am anxious to hear what others thought of it. It was such an interesting book! I hope you do get a chance to read it, Carrie.

    Such an adorable video!