Graceling–The Movie

Graceling (Graceling Realm, #1) Fire (Graceling Realm, #2) Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3)

Just what I needed on a late Friday afternoon!  Variety reports that Reliance Entertainment is acquiring feature film rights to Kristin Cashore’s Graceling trilogy.  This is the same studio that is producing Vampire Academy as well.

My only worry is that the worlds that Cashore builds are political and complex.  I wouldn’t want to see any of my beloved series watered down or lost. 

Tiger Eyes – The Movie Trailer

Tiger Eyes, the amazing novel by Judy Blume, has been made into a feature film. It was named the Best Feature Film at the Palm Beach International Film Festival this month. Now there is a gorgeous trailer for the film:

Canadian Science Writers’ Association Award

The Canadian Science Writers’ Association has announced the winners of their annual book awards for outstanding contributions to science writing.  The winner of the youth award for 2012 is:

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea

The Big Green Book of the Big Blue Sea by Helaine Becker, illustrated by Willow Dawson

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:


Book Doctor: do classic children’s books give us too rosy a view of childhood? | Children’s books #kidlit

Gillian Cross’s top 10 books about being different | Books #kidlit

Mo Willems: Children’s book author shares his secrets #kidlit

New Video Throws Spotlight on Newbery Authors #kidlit

Remembering Elaine Konigsburg – The Horn Book #authors #kidlit

Tacky the Penguin’s Creators Celebrate 25 Years – Publishers Weekly: Lester and Munsinger’s first-ever collabo…


Looking for a good laugh about digital vs. paper? The Paperless Future – "Emma"

Patterson Sees Ads as a Wake Up Call #reading #ebooks


The Most Playful Libraries in the World – Flavorwire #libraries

Nice!! "A Quick Guide to Private Browsing" – iLibrarian …


5 Ways to Become a Better Reader – Lifehack #reading

30 things to tell a book snob | Booktrust

World Book Night: Ten writers’ reasons for reading | Books


Twitter Scares CNN President #twitter

Who Are The Top 50 Social Media Power Influencers, 2013? – Forbes

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Elizabeth Vail: Lovesick and Tired: Unnecessary Romance in YA #yalit

‘Tiger Eyes’: A Family Film #yalit