August 17, 2012

Friday Links: Top 50 Books on Project Gutenberg

Cathy Bryant has written the worst sentence of the year, winning the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest with the world's worst opening to an imaginary novel. You can read the sentence here.

Top 50 Books on Project Gutenberg

James Franco's adaptation of William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying is casting in Mississippi.

Readers dislike Lauren Condrad's (Reality TV star/author) latest DIY project where she shows her fans how to chop up books to create a storage space using dissected book spines. The video was removed from YouTube shortly after the backlash.

The Pros and Cons of self-publishing your book online

Random House unveils Twitter author chat series.

Did you know that you can return ebooks to Amazon within 7 days of purchase? Here's how.

Elle Fanning to star in feature adaptation of Kevin Henkes young adult novel Olive's Ocean.

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul has been set to star in Long Way Down, the Paschal Chaumeil-directed adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel.


  1. Cathy Bryant's sentence was truly awful.

  2. Poor Lauren.
    I don't really know much about her but I bet she got some brutal backlash.

    I totally have returned book before. I also recently returned an audio to Audible.

    Great shares. Happy Sunday doll.

  3. Ha, that worst sentence of the year was truly horrible! Yeesh, how romantic.