My School Book Club is a great new idea for providing books to school children in the UK. Go and take a look if you’d like more information.
The Boston Bibliophile had a great post about bloggers and commercialism.
Kim from Sophisticated Dorkiness wrote a great post about the importance of book reviews on a book blog. Make sure you keep writing them, despite the fact they have the least number of comments!
The Infinite Shelf has a great cartoon about battling with unread posts on Google reader
If you’d like to sell your old books here are 100 sites for selling all your books.
Books I’m looking forward to
The release date for Steig Larsson’s new book was announced this week. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest will be released on 1st October 2009 in the UK.
I thought the sad death of Micheal Crichton to cancer last year meant that the end of his books, so am happy to discover that he had completed another one before his death. Pirate Latitudes will be published on 16th November.
Cathy invented a new award to honour blogs which she can’t stay away from, despite an over-loaded Google reader.
I had a lovely, warm fuzzy feeling after discovering that I am among her first recipients for this award. Thank you Cathy!