Tag: book lists

Boo-Cause Reading’s Spooktacular: Witches

Boo-Cause Reading’s Spooktacular: Witches

Boo-Cause Reading’s Spooktacular, hosted by Because Reading, focuses on different “spooky” topics throughout the month of October; you can view the schedule at the link. Participants can interpret the topics in any way they wish. Since this is a book blog, I’ll be including at least a few book recommendations… Read more »

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News & Notes – July 18, 2020

News & Notes – July 18, 2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Literary Losses Joanna Cole, author of the bestselling Magic School Bus series, died Sunday, July 12, at the age of 75. The cause of death is… Read more »

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News & Notes – 6/13/2020

News & Notes – 6/13/2020

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Bookish News [American] Bookstores Go It Alone in Reopening. (Publishers Weekly) Many are being more cautious than their state guidelines require. ‘We’re so nervous’: England’s bookshops… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/11/2020

News & Notes – 1/11/2020

Literary Losses Science fiction author Mike Resnick died Jan. 9, 2020, from lymphoma. He was 77. His daughter, the fantasy author Laura Resnick, announced the death on social media. Resnick’s short fiction won many awards, including multiple Hugo and Nebula Awards; his best-known novella is probably Seven Views of Olduvai… Read more »

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News & Notes – 1/04/2020

News & Notes – 1/04/2020

Literary Losses Marion Chesney Gibbons, who wrote the Hamish Macbeth and Agatha Raisin cozy mystery series under the name M. C. Beaton and historical romances and mysteries as Marion Chesney, died on Dec. 30, 2019, at the age of 83. Chesney was born in Glasgow in 1936. She married Harry… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/07/2019

News & Notes – 12/07/2019

Bookish News ‘We Wanted Our Patrons Back’ — Public Libraries Scrap Late Fines To Alleviate Inequity (NPR) Worth Reading/Viewing Sister act: how Little Women has come of age on the big screen (Aida Edemariam, The Guardian) TV and Movie News Beverly Jenkins Is Trailblazing Her Way onto Television (Book Riot)… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/01/2018

News & Notes – 12/01/2018

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff   Book News Unknown John Donne manuscript discovered in Suffolk (The Guardian) Linda Fairstein: literary group rescinds honor over role in Central Park Five case (The… Read more »

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Dragon Books: A Masterlist

Dragon Books: A Masterlist

    An updated version of this post is now a separate page, which you can see here.    As anyone who looks at my logo can tell, I love dragons! That said, I haven’t read all the books on this list (not even close), so I can’t vouch for the… Read more »

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News & Notes – 12/17/16

News & Notes – 12/17/16

News & Notes is a weekly Saturday post featuring book- and publishing-related news, links to interesting articles and opinion pieces, and other cool stuff Book News Publishers Weekly looks back at the big book publishing stories of 2016 GalleyCat is ceasing publication. They’ve been one of my go-to sources for book-related news…. Read more »

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