This Weeks Tweets and Pins

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


Children’s & YA Revenues Up Nearly 41% This Year – GalleyCat

Fuse #8 – Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2013 #kidlit

Interview: Lane Smith, Author And Illustrator Of ‘Abe Lincoln’s Dream’ : NPR

Interview: Michael Sims, Author Of ‘The Story Of Charlotte’s Web’ : NPR #kidlit

A Wrinkle In Time, Scholastic, and why kids are the future of comics again | The A.V. Club



Newsweek Will Cease Print Publication at End of Year

Over 60 Companies Approved for Overdrive’s New Developer Tools | Good E-Reader –

Q&A: Random House VP Skip Dye on Ebooks in Libraries – The Digital Shift #ebooks #libraries



Man Shocked to Discover "Rather Violent" Gay Manga Sex in His Niece’s Library Book

"Perhaps the quickest fix for local stimulus is a public librarian w/a fire in the belly 2 make change" @PatriciaMartin

Thrown a Curve: Our Anti-Social Graduates at Work | Peer to Peer Review

Why Are Some Publishers So Wrong About Fair Use? | Peer to Peer Review



Flavorwire » 15 Scathing Early Reviews of Classic Novels

Science Fiction Sequels and Prequels That We Waited Years (or Decades) For

Why the iPad has revolutionized bedtime reading for parents & kids … | The Digital Media Diet



Five thoughts on increasing productivity and efficiency while reducing (or eliminating) email

How to Maximize Your New Twitter Profile | Social Media Examiner

Taking it to Twitter: Librarians Debate the Demise of Dewey | School Library Journal



H. Jack Martin: Your Teen is Reading WHAT? #yalit

John Green Interview: ‘Fault In Our Stars’ Author Talks Worst Book Ever, Where He Likes To Read #yalit

Love ‘Divergent’ by Veronica Roth’? 10 other teen reads you can’t miss | Shelf Life #yalit

Stacked: Microtrends in YA Fiction #yalit

YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten

teens top 10

The Teens’ Top Ten is a book list where teens themselves nominate and choose their favorite books from the previous year.  You can see the full list of nominated titles here.  But the winners have been chosen now and here are the top ten for 2012:


Abandon by Meg Cabot

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

Cinder by Marissa Meyer


Divergent by Veronica Roth

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Legend by Marie Lu

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs


The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater

What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

Where She Went by Gayle Forman