Monday, October 7, 2013


11 most evil characters in literature.  I don't know if I'd necessarily agree, but I really like her reasoning behind each of her choices.  From PW.

Oh dear.  A shipping error sent copies of Veronica Roth's Allegiant to fans before it was officially out!  The author has asked for no spoilers if you got one.  From hypable.

Patrick Ness on writing.  From io9.

What makes a book "best"-worthy?  From PW.

Tim Federle talks about the challenges to his book, Better Nate Than Never.  From The Huffington Post.

Jack Gantos on From Norvelt to Nowhere.  From NPR.

11 quotes from authors on censorship and banned books.  From BuzzFeed.

What ever happened to book editors? Hmm, perhaps this explains why I've read so many books and wondered, "Didn't anyone edit this?"  The answer might be, "no, not really."  From PW.

A talk with Ellen Hopkins on her new book Smoke.  From Daily News.

Children's reading percentages dropping due to digital content.  From The Guardian

Clearly the world cries for a Wonder Woman movie.  From BuzzFeed.

News on The Giver film adaptation.  From The Hollywood Reporter.

In other Lois Lowry news, the Brooklyn Book Festival gives her an honor, and she's the first children's book author to receive it.  Brooklyn Daily Eagle.

Fear, pain and loneliness have their place in children's literature.  From The New York Times.

Why science fiction isn't just for geeky boys.  From The Guardian.

I would very much like to know what exactly the parent's grounds were for having The Invisible Man removed.  I'm glad it's being reconsidered.  From SLJ.

1 comment:

  1. Why couldn't I have been one who got a copy of Allegiant early? :-)


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