Link-N-Blogs for Jan 4, 2013

“Those of us who read because we love it more than anything, who feel about bookstores the way some people feel about jewelers…”–Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

  1. 14% of Kids have Never Been in a Bookstore: It’s a shocking figure. Read more about this research and other information about children and reading in this article from The Bookseller.
  2. Happy Words: To offset the terrible kids and bookstore statistic, here are some of the happiest words in the English Language brought to you by Mental Floss. What words make you happy?
  3. Book Discovery: Looking for a new book? Check out this new website, Bookateria, that offers two million+ titles for sale through several retail partners including: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound, iBookstore, and Books-A-Million.
  4. Victorian Novels & TV Series: Flavorwire presents a list of Victorian books that they’d like to see turned into television dramas. Do you have any other Victorian novels that you’d add to the list?
  5. Dreamhouses for Book-nerds: And finally, another selection from Flavorwire. In this list, they showcase some houses that are perfect for book-nerds.

“A bookshelf is as particular to its owner as are his or her clothes; a personality is stamped on a library just as a shoe is shaped by the foot.”–Alan Bennett

Bookshelf by Colin Thompson
Bookshelf by Colin Thompson