Link-N-Blogs for Dec 7, 2012

“‘One can never have enough socks,’ said Dumbledore. ‘Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn’t get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.’”-J.K. Rowling,  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

  1. Writer’s Wish list: Trying to figure out what to give your writer friend/family member? Check out this writer’s wish list from Book Pregnant for some ideas.
  2. Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell Series: BBC has ordered this Period fantasy drama as a six-part series based on the best-selling novel by Susanna Clarke. Also, check out Chris’s review of the novel.
  3. Goodreads Readers’ Choice: Goodreads has announced the winners of the Readers’ Choice Best of 2012. Did your favorites make the list?
  4. A Book by Any Other Name: Can you match these famous novels with their alternate titles? Test your knowledge!
  5. Amazon Contest Changes: There are several new changes to the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award, including a change of publisher and an increased number of categories and winners. Read about some of the changes in this article from Publishers Weekly.

“Our hearts grow tender with childhood memories and love of kindred, and we are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmas-time.”-Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings books displayed as Eye of Sauron tower