For all you Americans out there - Happy Thanksgiving! And Happy Black Friday. Speaking of Black Friday, now is a GREAT DAY to stock up on some kindle deals! But enough about shopping, let’s read some news!
Book Related Things
The NYTimes released their 2013 list of Notable Books, including the YA category. And there’s an appearance of a double Rainbow! And by that, I mean, I’m delightful that not one but BOTH of Rainbow Rowell’s 2013 releases made the list.
Cary Elwes is planning to pen a Princess Bride memoir. Swoon.
Some libraries let you pay off your fines with food donations. I’ve known a few libraries that have done this in the past and it’s always a great idea. Speaking of libraries, check out this one inside of a boxcar.
This Australian book store wins at signage.
Three of J.D. Salinger’s unpublished stories have leaked.
Have you checked your Simon and Schuster’s Pulseit? Each day in December, they will be offering a different book each day that you can read for free.
Movie Related Things
Vampire Academy’s longer, theatrical trailer is out.
Well, I guess I was wrong thinking there would be an absence of Catching Fire links this week. Here’s a Q&A on the movie costumes; could Panem exist as a real county; and Peeta is Katniss’ movie girlfriend.
In the realm of LOLs, here’s an open letter to Jena Malone, all the times Peeta messes up, and Hunger Games on facebook. Also, here is a roundup of the changes from the book to the film and whether they mattered.
And it’s never too early to start talking about Mockingjay.
A look at gender inequality in film.
TV Related Things
Some discussion on The Legend of Korra book 3 and this season’s finale.
Well, I guess I was wrong thinking there would be an absence of Doctor Who links this week. First off, everything you wanted to know about the 50th Anniversary episode and how it connects to the past. And we’re linking this a little late for your Who parties, but better late than never: a variety of Doctor Who cocktails. Plus, a teaser for the Christmas Special and some and an official summary.
Baz Luhrmann may direct a Napoleon miniseries on HBO. Leo for Napoleon, anyone?!
Your 90s TV boyfriends.
George Takei has released a perfume called Eau My. Because George Takei wins at life.
And that’s all for this week. What did you find on the internet this week that’s worth sharing? Let us know!