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Just a few links to share this week–I’m a little behind on my blog reading (and commenting–sorry to all who have commented here for my lack of replies!), and bookish news seemed a little slow.
Hope you’re reading something great this weekend!
Links I Loved
Ken Follett Announces ‘Pillars of the Earth’ Prequel – BookBub
I love Follett’s soapy, epic historical fiction trilogies, so I will be ready for this Pillars of the Earth prequel when it comes out–likely in 2020.
10 Things You Can Learn from People Who Read a Ton of Books – Apartment Therapy
I agree with all of these!
This Test Will Tell You How Many Books You Can Read in a Year – Mental Floss
My speed was about average (with a loud cartoon playing behind me–so I’m thinking it might be a little faster otherwise). I try not to pay too much attention to how many books I read, but it’s still interesting to see how long it takes to get through an “average” book.
Mary Oliver: Pulitzer-winning poet dies aged 83 – BBC
I don’t read much poetry, but the loss of the woman who penned the words, “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” is a great one indeed. Here are a few more beautiful lines she wrote (from BuzzFeedNews).
On the Blog
Book Review of The Dreamers
New speculative fiction by Karen Thompson Walker, author of The Age of Miracles. This one is getting a lot of buzz!