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Book news, reviews, and musings 7 Dec 2010

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News and features

Were after your personal single sitting reads. Feel free to leave a comment here or on our Facebook page with any books that you simply couldnt put down.

The first draft of Mary Shelleys Frankenstein will soon be on display in London, reports Galleycat. is a new site described as Facebook for literary-minded teens.

Oprah shows Dickens some love with her new bookclub pick.

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Sales, goodies, and freebies

Sales, goodies, and freebies is a new section, so feel free to notify me if you have something I should feature!

Independent publisher Senses 5 Press is having a 50% off sale.

The Melbourne City Library is having a massive sale with $1 books, DVDS, and CDs.


Illustrator Bob Graham talks to The Age.

Harpercollins'interviews Marjorie M Liu.

Figment talks to Martin Millar.


Id so Rather be Reading reviews Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky.

Elizabeth Bryar reviews'Other Stories by Wayne Macauley.

A Girl Reads a Book reviews Bespelling Jane Austen.


Are these the best new blogs of 2010?

Has an authors online behaviour affected your buying habits?

Are writing courses a substitute for actually writing?

Just for fun

Check out'Pilot Australias Great Typo Hunt (the page was put together by my lovely BF, so show it some love!)

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, Noam Chomsky!

Quote of the day

Change is the principal feature of our age and literature should explore how people deal with it. The best science fiction does that, head-on. David Brin

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