This Week’s Tweets and Pins

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


8 Thanksgiving Story Books #kidlit

‘Baby-Sitters Club’ series to be released as ebooks | Shelf Life | #ebooks #kidlit

"The Cybils are turning me into Sybil, and my personality is fracturing." #nerdybookclub essay today. by @polking … Retweeted from @Loveofxena … Daniel Handler’s new Lemony Snicket novel! – Retweeted from @communitydisco.

From the Horn Book Guide: Artists and Masterpieces #kidlit

Interview: Katherine Marsh, Author Of ‘Jepp, Who Defied The Stars’ : NPR #kidlit

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 – #kidlit

Monica Edinger: Stop Calling Books for Kids ‘Young Adult’ #yalit #kidlit

Raising Kids Who Love Books « mama smilesmama smiles

Utah district sued for segregating children’s book about lesbian mums – #kidlit

What’s Your Desert Island Picture Book? #kidlit


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. … 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 #libraries

Disaster plans and #libraries … – 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 … Retweeted from @theREALwikiman

A new chapter for libraries has The London Library becoming more social and more of a hub – #libraries

Newcastle library closures attacked in open letter from authors | #libraries

RT @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? … 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! … Retweeted from @realjohngreen

The Dudes of YA, a "Lit-Erotic" Photo Spread | The Weeklings – hysterically funny greatness. #yalit

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! #yalit

How Paul Zindel Saved My Life by A.S. King « Nerdy Book Club #yalit

‘Mortal Instruments’: Cassandra Clare talks about film — FIRST LOOK | Shelf Life | #yalit

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Books You Can’t Afford to Miss in November – great mix of adult & YA – #yalit

The State of the YA Market #yalit

YA Fiction and the Many Possibilities of Manhood | Malinda Lo #yalit