Day: October 19, 2012

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 BOOKS

Children’s & YA Revenues Up Nearly 41% This Year – GalleyCat http://buff.ly/QjfmZ0

Fuse #8 – Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2013 http://buff.ly/PFWJUy #kidlit

Interview: Lane Smith, Author And Illustrator Of ‘Abe Lincoln’s Dream’ : NPR http://buff.ly/PBEMGA

Interview: Michael Sims, Author Of ‘The Story Of Charlotte’s Web’ : NPR http://buff.ly/R6T13l #kidlit

A Wrinkle In Time, Scholastic, and why kids are the future of comics again | The A.V. Club http://buff.ly/QqVy5Y

 

E-BOOKS

Newsweek Will Cease Print Publication at End of Year http://buff.ly/RJKCoo

Over 60 Companies Approved for Overdrive’s New Developer Tools | Good E-Reader – http://buff.ly/R3UuH1

Q&A: Random House VP Skip Dye on Ebooks in Libraries – The Digital Shift http://buff.ly/Qe5lxE #ebooks #libraries

 

LIBRARIES

Man Shocked to Discover "Rather Violent" Gay Manga Sex in His Niece’s Library Book http://buff.ly/QUuhdD

"Perhaps the quickest fix for local stimulus is a public librarian w/a fire in the belly 2 make change" @PatriciaMartin http://ow.ly/er29g

Thrown a Curve: Our Anti-Social Graduates at Work | Peer to Peer Review http://buff.ly/R3UeYm

Why Are Some Publishers So Wrong About Fair Use? | Peer to Peer Review http://buff.ly/R3aoRR

 

READING

Flavorwire » 15 Scathing Early Reviews of Classic Novels http://buff.ly/R9ZYSY

Science Fiction Sequels and Prequels That We Waited Years (or Decades) For http://buff.ly/QkBn9S

Why the iPad has revolutionized bedtime reading for parents & kids … | The Digital Media Diet http://buff.ly/PBEOhz

 

SOCIAL NETWORKING

Five thoughts on increasing productivity and efficiency while reducing (or eliminating) email http://ow.ly/ewjIX

How to Maximize Your New Twitter Profile | Social Media Examiner http://j.mp/RAY7GY

Taking it to Twitter: Librarians Debate the Demise of Dewey | School Library Journal http://buff.ly/Qm2z8a

 

TEEN READS

H. Jack Martin: Your Teen is Reading WHAT? http://buff.ly/Qm1Wvl #yalit

John Green Interview: ‘Fault In Our Stars’ Author Talks Worst Book Ever, Where He Likes To Read http://buff.ly/TmMpMk #yalit

Love ‘Divergent’ by Veronica Roth’? 10 other teen reads you can’t miss | Shelf Life http://buff.ly/PzBH9X #yalit

Stacked: Microtrends in YA Fiction http://buff.ly/R4maeE #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