Misc. Links

A few of my favorite links:

NPR Books: Great reviews, lists, and miscellany for the book lover.

Michael L. Printz Winners and Honor Books: A great resource for finding the best in young adult literature.

Io9: A round-up of all things nerdy, geeky, and weird. Tagline: “We come from the future”.

Tor.com: “Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe.”

Outlander Book Club: (Exactly what it sounds like.) A bunch of smart readers having fantastic discussions on all topics Outlander-related, from silly to serious and everything in between.

Bookshelf Porn: (Not at all what it sounds like.) Because I can never get enough of looking at amazing bookshelves.


Resource for finding remembered books: Here’s a great list from the New York Public Library of websites and resources to help track down books, especially books that may be only partially remembered.


Helpful blogging tools and tips:

Grab My Button Code Generator (perfect for HTML ignoramuses like me!)

PicMonkey (Easy to use, FREE source for editing photos)

The Ticker Factory (lots of different designs for WordPress-friendly countdown tickers)

Pixabay (great resource for public domain images)

iStock – resource for paid photos and illustrations

Wordle and Tagxedo (create word cloud art — free!)

Cool Text – for logos and other designs with words

Canva – great for creating buttons, banners, and other blog graphics

Imgur – free photo sharing site

Book tour organizers:

iRead Book Tours

TLC Book Tours

Closed the Cover Book Tours

Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours


More to come!

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