- The Evolution of the English Village Mystery, After the Golden Age (Deborah Crombie, CrimeReads)
- “Libraries are Not the Enemy:” A Guest Post from Wendy the SuperLibrarian on the Macmillan eBook Embargo (Smart Bitches, Trashy Books blog)
- The hunt for Shakespeare’s library: ‘I couldn’t stop looking if I wanted to’. The Guardian’s Alison Flood talks with Stuart Kells about his search for the books Shakespeare may once have owned.
TV and Movie News
- Lionsgate & ‘Little Women’ Producer Playground Plot Fantasy World With Tamora Pierce’s ‘Tortall Universe’ Series (Deadline) Seriously, when I saw this I was so excited I couldn’t even talk coherently. (And for me, that’s pretty rare.) Omigosh, please let this come true… and don’t let them mess it up.
- ‘Bridgerton’: Everything You Need to Know About Shonda Rhimes’ First Netflix Show (IndieWire)
- After Eight Years, Erin Morgenstern Is Back with a Bookish Fantasy (interview with the author of The Night Circus and The Starless Sea, on Goodreads). And Natasha Pulley has a gorgeous review of The Starless Sea in The Guardian.
- George RR Martin promises to not write spinoff until Game of Thrones book is finished (The Guardian)
Sounds heavenly, doesn’t it?