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Book news, reviews, and musings 9 Dec 2010

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News and features

Keira Knightley and Joe Wright are on-board for the film adaptation of Anna Karenina.

Scholastic gives us its top 10 trends in childrens books for 2010.

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Sales, goodies, and freebies

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Cory Doctorows new short story collection is available free online (of course, if you like it, you should buy a copy for a friend or a library or send some kudos his way)


The Galaxy Bookshop interviews Trudi Canavan.

Check out this video interview with Sarah Shepard, author of Pretty Little Liars. chats to Angry Robot Books editor Lee Harris about short fiction.


We review Miss Garnets Angel by the always wonderful Salley Vickers.

Amy at Amy Reads reviews Missed Her by Ivan Coyote, and from her review it looks fabulous.

My Love Affair with Books reviews Living Dead in Texas by Charlaine Harris.


Derek Haines muses on the value of eBooks.

This Washington Times communities post muses on friendship in Harry Potter.

Have our online reading habits changed over 2010?

Just for fun

Given this case of mistaken authorial identity, B&N might need to employ a new fact checker.

Author birthdays

Happy birthday, John Milton and Joanna Trollope!

Quote of the day

Literature is news that stays news. Ezra Pound

Beautiful book cover of the day:

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  1. Yay! Thank you so much for linking to my review of Missed Her :) I LOVED that book!!!

  2. Stephanie /

    My pleasure, Amy. It sounds like such a great readsomething I really must get my hands on! :)