What interesting book blog posts have you read this week? Share in the comments. Here are some of my favorites. . .
The Top 100 Children's Novels Poll (#1-100)
Posted by Betsy Bird/A Fuse #8 Production
On Tuesday popular KidLit blogger Betsy Bird posted her complete list of the top 100 children's novels (based on a reader poll), with links to individual posts about each book. At BookPage, we had fun guessing the top 10 books and puzzling over why certain books were so high and others absent from the list. And the #1 spot goes to. . . you'll just have to click the link. (But here's a hint: "Some Pig.")
Newspaper Blackout Ode to Betsy-Tacy
Posted by Jennifer Hart/Book Club Girl
Inspired by Austin Kleon's Newspaper Blackout, Jennifer Hart at Book Club Girl created her own poem in honor of the Betsy-Tacy books:
The Betsy-Tacy books
follow the adventures of
no ordinary girl
torn between two young Lotharios
By the way, Newspaper Blackout was published on Tuesday. How cool is this book trailer?
Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark
Posted by Natalie/Book, Line and Sinker
I discovered this blog earlier in the week and have enjoyed the reviews, photos, links and overall organization—especially in this post about Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma (long on my TBR list). Also check out this review of Wendy Burden's Dead End Gene Pool, which we featured in this morning's Book of the Day.