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Book news, reviews, and musings 12 October 2010

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News, Reviews, and Musings is a new daily feature. Feel free to chime in, or to tweet/email us if we've missed something that you'd like to see featured.

News and features

This week is mental health week. Lets all work together to support our loved ones and encourage discussion around issues of mental health.

Tim Pratt will be serialising his nex(t) novel The Nex online.

Have you nominated your favourite books for the Cybils?

Dont forget to check out our newest posts: competition round ups, new releases, book reviews, and more!


Kids Book Capers at Boomerang Books chats to author Lara Morgan, author of the Rosie Black series (see our review)

The Sydney Writers Centre has posted an interview with author John Connolly.

Richard C Morais, author of The Hundred'Foot Journey, answers ten terrifying questions over at the Booktopia Blog.


In this podcast, our friends at Girls in the Stacks discuss Kiersten Whites Paranormalcy.

Natalie at Mindful Musings reviews Darkfever by Karen Marie Morning, and is impressed to find an urban fantasy that offers a complex mystery element.


Author Mary Victoria chats about writing fantasyand in her opinion every book is fantasy.

Author Wendy Orr gives us her thoughts on picturebooks and the messages they may contain.

Fantasy author Tansy Rayner Roberts gives us her thoughts on endings.

Rosie Blau gives us her thoughts on assessing the Man Booker Prize.

The New York Review of Books wonders whether we can create a national digital library.

Just for fun

Galleycat gives us 7 authors who wrote whilst nude.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday Eugenio Montale!

Quote of the Day

Word-carpentry is like any other kind of carpentry: you must join your sentences smoothly. Anatole France

Beautiful book cover of the day

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