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I'll be posting more about The Princess Bride Readalong in a couple of days but this little guy looks like he could be on the Dread Pirate Roberts crew. I hope you'll stay tuned for that.
Here at home the weather has been swinging from unbelievably hot to comfortably warm. It's been making my attempts at running difficult. I will not run in the hot weather. We can't complain about our summer though. We've had a lot of sun. I've never been tanner. How is your summer (or maybe winter?) been so far?
Here's the news out there in the book world.
*Thoughts on independent bookstores vs the Big Box stores, a consumerist view.
*Austen manuscript reveals that she wasn't a punctuation snob.
*Emma Thompson, Beatrix Potter ghost writer?
*I first read about this on the Smart Bitches site: YA author Ellen Hopkins uninvited from Texas festival.
*Betty White is so hot right now. She's got a 2 book deal.
*Salinger's toilet seat up for sale? What the French Toast?!
*The Underground Literary Society now on itunes.
*Etsy Love: Get ready for the new year early with The Overdue Book Calendar for 2011 from Aunt June's shop.
That's it for this week, friends!