Category Archives: Book News
Nancy Pearl is probably the most famous librarian out there. I mean, I even had her action figure. She is the author of the incredibly useful Book Lust books, which are books about books! And now I hear she has … Continue reading
Saw today that Stephen King’s The Stand is being published as a graphic novel. It looks pretty awesome.
Reports are that Michael Douglas’ production company Further Films is developing Shirley Jackson’s novel of horror We Have Always Lived in the Castle. I added this to my reading list while purusing Borders last week, and now I’ll have to … Continue reading
It appears I am on a hiatus from review writing, but for anyone still out there reading I WILL be getting back to reviews soon, and never fear I have been reading despite not writing. But real quick I wanted … Continue reading
The makers of BookPage now have a new WordPress book blog that I am liking so far, called The Book Case. Check it out.
Happy Read Across America Day! And Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! Hope everyone had a few moments to read something they loved.
I read in my Shelf Awareness book newsletter today that although the holiday season was poor for book-selling, Amazon “sold enough Breaking Dawn books that stacked end to end they would reach the summit of Mt. Everest eight times.” I mean, I know … Continue reading
I saw this article in the Chicago Tribune today, about high schools trying to balance teaching “classics” while still getting their students to read. It also talked about a trend toward more contemporary books, such as A Thousand Splendid Suns, … Continue reading
Well, Banned Books Week comes to a close tomorrow, after a week of celebrating our freedom to read! I saw this article in the Chicago Tribune today, and it made me smile. It asks the reader to reminisce about the … Continue reading