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 Ways Parents Discourage Their Kids From Reading

Children’s & YA Revenues Up Nearly 18% … via @galleycat

Love!-> Cleveland project to turn vacant lots into literary spaces inspired by children’s books. via @pageturner

Michael Morpurgo: my favourite children’s books – Telegraph

Robert Louis Stevenson: ‘Treasure Island’ author’s long-lost essay | Shelf Life


The Bestselling E-books of 2012

WHSmith Breaking Trust Putting DRM in eBooks without permission from the authors |


Congressman Already Claims That He Needs To Overturn Supreme Court Ruling In Kirtsaeng | Techdirt

Library Journal Movers & Shakers 2013

Oooh – love the furniture! RT @ucsf_library: Come to the party in the Library’s new Living Room, today at 3 pm!

Oxford librarian dismissed over Harlem Shake video – that she wasn’t in–Books

Play Boxes: Mini Playspaces in Your Library |

RT @hubbell Iraqi librarian saved 30,000 books during 2003 invasion /ht @elleryhubbell #librarians

RT @vpl: Have you ever wanted to be a librarian? Here are the skills you’ll need to become a 21st century librarian:

Stephen and Tabitha King offer to cover one-third of $9 million Bangor library renovation — Bangor Daily News

Supreme Court sides with bookseller in major copyright ruling, says resale is ok — paidContent

Why I Love Our Public Libraries | Open Book: Toronto

Wisconsin man banned from all libraries on earth | News|Home

Would More People Use the Public Library If It Had a Water Slide? – John Metcalfe-The Atlantic Cities


Intriguing-> Book Publishers Scramble to Rewrite Their Future |

My Amazon bestseller made me nothing –

Newsroom Cutbacks Are Hurting Journalism, Study Shows

Simon & Schuster will give authors direct access to piracy data for their books — paidContent

This Is the Scariest Statistic About the Newspaper Business Today – Derek Thompson-The Atlantic


Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B |

Feedly picks up 500,000 new users following Google’s decision to can its Reader service – The Next Web

Google Reader Shutdown a Sobering Reminder That ‘Our’ Technology Isn’t Ours – Forbes

How to Backup Your Social Media Accounts – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram

How to use Twitter lists to replace Google Reader |

Pinterest rolls out a new look –

Social media life: What privacy? | The Great Debate

Why are one third of Americans turning their backs on high-speed Internet? | Digital Trends


Reading, Writing and Video Games –

Sex, Violence, and Radical Islam: Why ‘Persepolis’ Belongs in Public Schools – Noah Berlatsky-The Atlantic

Stacked: So You Want to Read YA?: Guest Post by Rae Carson (author of Girl of Fire and Thorns)