Linked Up: Paging Through the Internet

My mom loved thinking about and talking about reading almost as much as she loved the actual act of reading.

In her absence, I’ve turned to the giant reading conversation that is the World Wide Web. Here’s what the Internet is saying about books, authors and the publishing industry this week:

NPR discusses a book that covers a “a profession in the midst of an occasionally mind-blowing transition”: the librarian. [NPR]

In other library news, an 11-year-old who sometimes reads 10 books a week is raising money for her local library. [The Boston Globe]

Is the Twilight phenomenon finally winding down? For the first time in two years, not one of the books appears in the Top 20 of the USA Today bestseller list. [Christian Science Monitor]

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reviews Devotion, a Robin’s Reading List book. [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

The San Francisco Chronicle gives a sneak peak of new books by sharing just the first sentences. [San Francisco Chronicle]

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