Wednesday, February 16, 2011

What's up

And the winner of this week's Freebie Friday is:


Congratulations! Please send your choice of book and the mailing instructions to gerb (@) lindagerber (.) com and we'll get that send out to you.

Be sure to come back on Friday for another freebie with Sara Wealer and her debut novel, RIVAL!

What's up this week?

Borders declares bankruptcy (bloomburg) Sad, sad, sad.

How it happened
(Shelf Awareness)

"It's about the bookstores." (Washington Post)

BUT... Borders says, business as usual (Borders)

RIP, Margaret McElderry (NY Times)

Likely Bullies (LA Times) Social climbing strikes again.

In happier news...

2010 Cybils Winners:
(Cybils) Congratulations!

Harlequin tries to patent the kiss (New Yorker) LOL

Top 10 children's apps of 2010 (Kirkus) List and reviews.
Return of the serial novel? (Seattle pi) What do you think? Would you read in that format?

Books to Movies stuff:

New still of Alex and Vanessa in BEASTLY (facebook) Nice.


Taylor Lautner & Emma Watson in INCARCERON? (Hollywood News) Go, Team Jacob... er, Finn!

13 REASONS WHY going to Universal (Deadline NY) "Selena Gomez vehicle"

Edward and Bella's Honeymoon location (The Hollywood Reporter) Pretty.

Happy release week to: Courtney Allison Moulton (ANGELFIRE), Kimberly Derting (DESIRES OF THE DEAD), Greg Taylor (THE GIRL WHO BECAME A BEATLE), Anna Myers (THE GRAVE ROBBER'S SECRET), Mara Purnhagen (ONE HUNDRED CANDLES), Maria V. Snyder (OUTSIDE IN), Tyne O'Connel (A ROYAL MATCH), and Sara Bennett Wealer (RIVAL)!

This week's video link: Atlas Shrugged Any Ayn Rand fans on here? I read this book nearly 20 years ago. Unsure how it will translate to film.