15 March 2009

Weekly Link Round-Up (March 15 )

Here's what I read this week.

Go Visiting

Have you heard of the Women’s National Book Association? Well I hadn't either. They have chapters around the USA. If you're in the New York City area, be sure to look into the great programs they offer.

Indie Book Bloggers is looking for book reviewers who would like to share their feeds and expand their readership. You'll recognize several blogs in the feed list there. Just click the "add my blog" button if you're interested.

Have you been over to the blog Life of a Publisher? If not, you're missing out on some great reading.

Get Organized

Have been thinking about spring cleaning? You must head over to Devourer of Books and follow along as Jen shares her adventures with Gail Blanke’s Throw Out 50 Things. I know that I've been inspired to get a grip on the clutter and junk wonderful collection of fabulous items that can be found in my house!

Check Out Reviews, Interviews, and Giveaways

Carrie form Books and Movies has a review of a book by one of my favorite authors: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon. If you are unsure about reading the series, here's a bit of what Carrie says: "The first book was really good, but the sequel blew me away."

Do you like chocolate? Then don't miss the terrific giveaway over at S. Krishna's Books. Okay, so I misled you. The giveway is for The Chocolate Run by Dorothy Koomson. This is a chance to win a book that is currently available only in the UK.

Nicole from Linus's Blanket has a powerful book to pass along: Secret Daughter: A Mixed-Race Daughter and the Mother Who Gave Her Away by June Cross. This is a moving story, and Nccole says she "learned a lot about not only about human relationships and race relations in this country, but also wonderful stories about the evolution of the entertainment industry."

Amy from My Friend Amy offers an awesome guest post by Phyllis Scheiber. In her discussion of Willing Spirits, she asks: "Exactly when does a writer begin to store the really important memories?" Don't miss this post because once you get a taste for Scheiber's writing you'll want to win a copy of the book.

A huge 100th-post giveaway is happening at Marta's Meanderings: 5 winners of two super book packages! Head on over and enter for your chance to win 10 books!

Shelly at Write for a Reader has a review and giveaway of for My Little Red Book by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff. She is celebrating International Woman's Day and will be posting an author interview too!

And finally don't forget to enter my first giveaway! I've got two books to pass along.


Anonymous,  3/15/09, 11:55 AM  

Beth, you always have great links!

Robin M 3/15/09, 12:30 PM  

Great links as always. Thanks, Beth.

Nise' 3/15/09, 6:05 PM  

Thanks for the links this week.

Anonymous,  3/15/09, 11:03 PM  

If I really have to get on my clutters, there are more than 50 things I have to throw out. :)

Lenore Appelhans 3/16/09, 9:18 AM  

Going to check out Life of a Publisher - thanks for the tip!

Anonymous,  3/18/09, 1:53 PM  

I don't know what I was doing last Sunday but I missed this post. I got to thinking about it and had to look down your page to find it. See? Its become a regular feature for me. You always send me off to good stuff I've missed. So, thank you.

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