June 1, 2012

[Friday Links] First Look at Emma Watson and Logan Lerman in 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'

A new study says today's writers are influenced by authors of the present, not the past

Get ready for BEA with this free mobile app that places all the event information at your fingertips.

Read the first chapter of The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan - the third book in The Heroes of Olympus series.

Vulture lists the 50 Worst Synonyms in Fifty Shades of Grey - the offenses and the fixes.

Simon & Schuster announced that Lauren Weisberger's The Devil Wears Prada is getting a sequel. Revenge Wears Prada: The Devil Returns will be published in April of 2013 (Ten years after the release of the first).

Read the first chapter of Lemony Snicket's All the Wrong Questions.

How to share books and ebooks with our troops.

Digital publisher Trajectory has signed a content distribution deal with Kobo to release a series of illustrated comics of classic novels through the Kobo eBookstore. 

First Look (photos) of Emma Watson and Logan Lerman in The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Michael Koryta's soon-to-be published novel The Prophet has been acquired by producer Nick Wechsler. 

Director Matthew Vaughn (X-Men: First Class) options Lexicon, the new thriller novel by Max Barry.


  1. Interesting about authors being more influenced by writers of today. Makes sense I guess.

    BEA mobile? Man I wish I was going. Maybe next year.

    Emma looks adorable as usual!

    Duddee when I upgrade my Kindle some day, I am sooo donating to the troops. Thanks for the awesome links.

  2. I can see authors being influenced by other current authors. You can tell in the myriad of similar stories coming out.

    And I love Emma Watson and Logan Lerman so I'll have to make a point of seeing this movie.

  3. Great link roundup! Thanks for sharing. I just added a bunch of these to my reading list to go look at after this.