Linked Up: Paging Through The Internet

Book NecklaceMy 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…

But first, Happy Father’s Day everyone. This blog is, of course, focused on my mom, but I still want to use it to say that my dad is amazing and that I appreciate him very much on this day and every day. Now, on to the news:

In honor of Father’s Day, here is a list of books that would make great presents…though, seeing as how today is Father’s Day, I hope you’ve already bought your gifts. [Courier-Journal]

The other day I talked about book purses, but what about book necklaces? [GalleyCat]

Harry Potter was once a wildly popular book series, then it became a wildly popular movie series. Now, it is on its way to being a wildly popular theme park. [CNN]

For better or worse, Candace Bushnell, author of Sex and the City, will be publishing two new books. [Entertainment Weekly]

There’s apparently a site called BookTunes that creates playlists for books in case you need a little musical accompaniment. [BookTunes via Baby Got Books]

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