How was your week? Lots happened online. Take a look!
- @ashleyhopeperez Check out the awesomeness that is our new @LatinosInKidLit Pinterest page! It’s here…http://buff.ly/1p6XaSM
- @laurapgolden Don’t miss @catwinters‘s @corsetscutlass post in which she shares how teachers sparked her love of historicals: http://corsetsandcutlasses.wordpress.com/2014/09/10/i-read-and-write-historical-fiction-because-of-my-elementary-school/
- @CBCBook To the chocolate factory! Read an unpublished chapter from #RoaldDahl’s #kidlit book! http://ow.ly/BkNcS @Guardian
- @bookriot You’ve seen that “10 Books That Affected Me” Facebook meme? Facebook aggregated that data, in Critical Linking http://ow.ly/Bk93J
- @catagator I’m opening up to manuscript critiques for YA writers. Details here: http://www.stackedbooks.org/2014/09/opening-up-new-shop-critique-services.html
- @yainterrobang This week, editor @nebrinkley talks to @gcpinder about his experiences as a gay man and gay characters in #yalit: http://www.yainterrobang.com/dragons-raging-garret-pinder/
- @tubooks Publishing’s Diversity Problem: The Response Scale via @bookriot #WeNeedDiverseBooks #diverselit http://tmblr.co/Z7CLLq1QZZLX-
- @kidlitcon Do you guys realize that #KidLitCon14 is one month from today? Get those registrations in soon! http://ow.ly/BmlO5 #kidlit #diversity
- @PagetoPremiere Excellent marketing for #TFIOS. (Gotta have your tissues!) (via @TMI_Source) http://t.co/noYRhHF9k2
- @adeenalin *crying* perfect!!! “@PagetoPremiere: Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin in talks to star in ‘Me Before You’ http://tinyurl.com/oyjt8ru “
- @MTVNews 16 YA movie castings that almost happened: http://on.mtv.com/1weg5B7
- @4EverYA YA Movie News: PLAY IT AGAIN DICK teaser, Neil Gaiman’s HANSEL AND GRETEL, Jake Schreier + PAPER TOWNS and more! http://foreveryoungadult.com/2014/09/09/ya-movie-news-roundup-john-greens-paper-towns-gets-a-director/
- @bloomsburykids Happy birthday @TiffanySchmidt! We’re still so smitten with the beautiful/bloody cover for HOLD ME LIKE A BREATH: http://www.yahighway.com/2014/09/cover-reveal-and-giveaway-hold-me-like.html
- @penguinteen Want to win Rookie Yearbooks 1 & 2? Tell us why using #RookieYearbook to enter! US only. Ends 9/12. @RookieMag http://ow.ly/i/6PikY
- @deadtossedwaves Check out the cover reveal + early ARC giveaway for Marcus Sedgwick’s THE GHOSTS OF HEAVEN at The Midnight Garden! http://bit.ly/1w25Yz1
- @ultgiveawaylist Come see the cover reveal and enter to win an ARC of PLAYLIST FOR THE DEAD by @MichelleFalkoff over @YAHighway! http://www.yahighway.com/2014/09/cover-reveal-and-giveaway-playlist-for.html
- @Helene_Dunbar Win a copy of These Gentle Wounds or just visit @gorgeousbooks to browse my not-totally-unpacked bookcases. http://gorgeousbooks.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/2014-debut-authors-bach-helene-dunbar-giveaway/
- @thegayYA Review of THE SUMMER PRINCE by @alayadj, our September Book of the Month (plus a giveaway!): http://bit.ly/1nM6EDO
- @booksmugglers A Smugglerific Cover (& Giveaway): A Hero at the End of the World by Erin Claiborne, the first book from @BB_Press http://thebooksmugglers.com/2014/09/a-smugglerific-cover-giveaway-a-hero-at-the-end-of-the-world-by-erin-claiborne.html
- @kzickhur Younger Americans’ Reading Habits and Technology Use: http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-reading-habits-and-technology-use/ // Full report: http://www.pewinternet.org/2014/09/10/younger-americans-and-public-libraries/
- @leeandlow If your internet is kind of sluggish today, it’s because today is Internet Slowdown Day to support Net Neutrality: http://www.businessinsider.com/internet-slowdown-day-2014-9
Just for Fun/Giggles
- @bust_magazine How Joan Rivers Changed Comedy for Women: She Didn’t Care If You Liked It http://bust.li/1skSpL4
- @jennyjaffe Really excited to reach 6000 followers so I can legally register as a cult leader.
- @BuzzFeedBooks The 6 Stages Of Reading “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay” As Told By Elizabeth Banks: http://www.buzzfeed.com/kristinharris/elizabeth-banks-the-6-stages-everyone-feels-while-r
- @doctorow Kickstarting Stuff and Nonsense, a steampunk card-game from Cheapass & Prof Elemental http://boingboing.net/2014/09/11/kickstarting-stuff-and-nonsens.html
- @JustineLavaworm For those worried @hollyblack and I are feuding. It’s cool. We don’t agree about zombies or unicorns either. Many of my BFFs are delusional.
- @gildedspine The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is to love James Franco and be loved in return. #replacepartofamoviequotewithjamesfranco
–Hannah GÃ³mez, currently reading The Poisoner’s Handbook by Deborah Blum
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Hannah Gómez is a former independent school librarian and now works remotely as a librarian consultant/teacher. She also teaches fitness and writes things. She is on Twitter @shgmclicious