Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts that you might find interesting:

You can also check out the links I shared about libraries, e-books and online life on my Sites & Soundbytes blog. 

17 Famous Literary Characters Almost Named Something Else – Mental Floss http://buff.ly/PLCogk

20 Most Beautiful Children’s Books

2012 Mind the Gap Awards — The Horn Book http://buff.ly/RX03Ym For the books that didn’t win. #kidlit

ACLU alleges Michigan school district violated students’ ‘right to learn to read’ – The Washington Post http://buff.ly/LS6Tep

Anthony McGowan’s top 10 global adventures | Children’s books |http://guardian.co.uk http://buff.ly/PpsZLb #kidlit

Ask Lorna: short story collections for a seven-year-old boy – Telegraphhttp://buff.ly/ROMPwF #kidlit

BBC News – Hunger Games confirms fourth film http://buff.ly/Min0GL #yalit

Beach reads for teens — The Horn Book http://buff.ly/RX7fDU #yalit

Charlie Higson: ‘Let’s not revive this dead debate about reading ages on books’ |http://buff.ly/PLURcA #kidlit

Children’s books need age certifications, claims GP Taylor | http://guardian.co.uk http://buff.ly/PGvkBC - And the debate begins again #kidlit

The Chilling Truths Behind Patricia McCormick’s YA Novels | Entertainment |http://TIME.com http://buff.ly/PIpiAj #yalit

Five questions for Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm — The Horn Book http://buff.ly/PMygN6 #kidlit #authors

Gaiman Signs Multi-Book Deal with HarperCollins http://buff.ly/LOW8JX #kidlit

Great escapes (some quite literal!) for middle-grade summer reading — The Horn Book http://buff.ly/PMyrbc #kidlit

James Dawson: why teens in books can’t swear | Children’s books | http://guardian.co.uk http://buff.ly/MiwUbh #yalit

Sophia Bennett’s top 10 stylish reads | Children’s books | http://guardian.co.uk http://buff.ly/LS4EHU #yalit

‘Tempest’ sequel ‘Vortex’ cover revealed | Shelf Life | http://EW.com http://buff.ly/PO5hsi #yalit

Top Ten Girl Power Books: Middle Grade « Nerdy Book Club http://buff.ly/RP3UXm #kidlit

‘Witches’ Sequel Casts A Complex Spell : NPR http://buff.ly/PM3dAT #yalit