Sunday, November 24, 2013

{The Sunday Post} Bookish News + Links

Sunday, November 24, 2013 with No comments

The Sunday Post

In The News
This Saturday, November 31st, (as part of Small Business Saturday) will be the "Indies First" movement, in which many of your favorite authors will become booksellers for a day at more than 400 indie bookstores across the U.S.

Google Maps has created an interactive tour of Middle-Earth!
On YouTube
Check out this English trailer for the last film Hayao Miyazaki will be releasing before his retirement, The Wind Rises.

Improv Everywhere tackles Harry Potter In Real Life, in which a young boy wanders around Penn Station, trying to find Platform 9 ¾.
Around The Blogosphere
Jamie @ The Perpetual Page-Turner writes about having to answer the age-old question, "What do you like to read?" has launched, and they're hosting a giveaway for over $1,000 worth of signed YA novels and book-related swag.
Bookish Lists
This Week's Interesting Releases
What's New On My Bookshelf

Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Ship Breaker by Paolo Bacigalupi
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
Angelfall by Susan Ee
World After by Susan Ee
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

I purchased the first three books during a trip to Barnes & Noble, and the last three from Amazon. If there were any indie bookstores where I live, I would support them instead, but alas, B&N and Amazon are really my only options other than garage sales.


The Language of Sparrows by Rachel Phifer
Sundered by Shannon Mayer
Nolander by Becca Mills
Have No Shame by Melissa Foster

All four of these books were Kindle freebies - they sound pretty good!


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