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Book News, Reviews, and Musings 7 Nov 2010

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Its good to see some independent childrens book shops opening up around the traps.

Nobel laureate Vargas Llosa condemns the legacy of colonialism.

Jean M Auel may well consider continuing her Earths Children series.

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The Kids Capers blog at Boomerang Books talks to Aussie childrens author Lorraine Marwood.

Mostly Reading YA interviews author RM Doyon, author of the moving Upcountry.

The Hot Author Report interviews Hazel Statham, author of The Portrait.


Harvey Freedenberg at Shelf Awareness reviews Burnt Books: Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav and Franz Kafka

The Paranormal Indulgence blog reviews Misguided Angel by Melissa De La Cruz.

Literary Enchantment reviews A Catch of Consequence by Diana Norman.


The Poisoned Apples blog gives us the worst mothers in literature.

The Book Ladys Blog reflects on strong female characters in YA fiction.

Kylie Ladd, author of the wonderful After the Fall (see our review) reflects on characters past and present.

Just for fun

The NYT gives us a slideshow from the best illustrated books of 2010.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, Albert Camus!

Quote of the Day

The writer of books about the real world has to dig deep and tell the truth. ~ Ursula Nordstrom

Beautiful book cover of the day:

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      My pleasure, Rebecca, and thanks for your lovely words about the site design! :)

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