Here are the links I shared on my Twitter and Pinterest accounts this week that you might find interesting:
8 Thanksgiving Story Books
‘Baby-Sitters Club’ series to be released as ebooks | Shelf Life |
"The Cybils are turning me into Sybil, and my personality is fracturing."
#nerdybookclub essay today. by @polkinghttp://nerdybookclub.wordpress.com/2012/11/11/the-trouble-with-cybils-by-william-polking/ … Retweeted from @Loveofxena
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/nov/15/who-could-that-be-lemony-snicket?CMP=twt_fd … Daniel Handler’s new Lemony Snicket novel! – Retweeted from @communitydisco.
From the Horn Book Guide: Artists and Masterpieces
Interview: Katherine Marsh, Author Of ‘Jepp, Who Defied The Stars’ : NPR
Interview: Phillip Pullman, Author of ‘Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm" : NPR
Making Picture Books: The Pictures by Barbara Cooney — The Horn Book
Making Picture Books: The Words by Charlotte Zolotow – The Horn Book –
Monica Edinger: Stop Calling Books for Kids ‘Young Adult’
Raising Kids Who Love Books « mama smilesmama smiles
Utah district sued for segregating children’s book about lesbian mums –
What’s Your Desert Island Picture Book?
An 81-year-old Startup Entrepreneur, Seymour Simon, Sees a Bright Future in Digital Publishing – The Digital Shift
Bookboard: startup offers Netflix-type model for children’s ebooks
Retweeted from @victoriastrauss
Oyster App for subscription ebooks. Essentially, a spotify for books, novels and great reads. http://mashable.com/2012/11/13/oyster/ … Retweeted from @JaredFink
Penguin Ebook Pilot Test Expands Beyond NYC – The Digital Shift
Reading on a Kindle is not the same as reading a book – Slate Magazine
- I don’t agree at all, but it’s interesting.
Tablets Continue to Gain Ground Versus E-Readers Among Ebook Buyers | Digital Book World
Art Brodsky: The Mystery of the Missing E-Books – specifically about libraries on HuffPost!
Cleveland Public Library working to become a "People’s University" – The Digital Shift
Disaster plans and
#libraries http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/what-katrina-can-teach-libraries-about-sandy-and-other-disasters/40986 … – Retweeted from @T_Swanson
Making the Case for a Public Library Makerspace » Public Libraries Online
My Terry Kendrick (library marketing guru par excellence!) interview from the book has been published in American Libs http://www.librarymarketingtoolkit.com/2012/11/an-interview-with-terry-kendrick-now.html?spref=tw … Retweeted from @theREALwikiman
A new chapter for libraries has The London Library becoming more social and more of a hub –
Newcastle library closures attacked in open letter from authors |
@infoDOCKET OCLC and GoodReads Are Expanding Their Partnership
Two publishers make large donations to help libraries & schools recover from Hurricane Sandy:
Retweeted from @GalleyCat
How Social Media is Changing the Publishing Industry | Social Media Today
interesting post on newspapers fighting Google: are they stupid, or is the value of Google News decreasing?http://pandodaily.com/2012/11/10/newspapers-take-aim-at-google-news-again-maybe-because-theyre-no-longer-scared/ … Retweeted from @mathewi
Killing Rumors With Facts: No, Facebook Didn’t Decrease Page Feed Reach To Sell More Promoted Posts | TechCrunch
Analyst: iPad will dip below 50% tablet market share in mid-2013 | VentureBeat
The prevalence of
#mobile in #Africa: more mobiles than toilets and 10 times as many mobiles as landlines. #Tanzania
Retweeted from @neildrewitt
Amazon has announced their Top 10 Books of the Year, and The Fault in Our Stars is alongside Eggers, Erdrich, etc. Wow! http://shelf-life.ew.com/2012/11/12/amazon-best-of-2012/ … Retweeted from @realjohngreen
The Dudes of YA, a "Lit-Erotic" Photo Spread | The Weeklings
- hysterically funny greatness.
Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn has landed a deal for a YA book & a new novel for adults:
Gregg Olsen’s top 10 deadly reads – murderous fiction for teens!
How Paul Zindel Saved My Life by A.S. King « Nerdy Book Club
‘Mortal Instruments’: Cassandra Clare talks about film — FIRST LOOK | Shelf Life |
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford to Miss in November – great mix of adult & YA –
The State of the YA Market
YA Fiction and the Many Possibilities of Manhood | Malinda Lo