Click My Link: December 4, 2013

The end of the year buying season is in full swing! That means, of course, not much time for doing anything other than spending money.  But.....I think I can carve out a few minutes for some news, don't you?

Diversity is NOT narcissism  (I can't believe we're still talking about this....) Another great response here  and here and here

GoodReads best books of 2013. Pick a genre, any grenre!

Ebooks for libraries: still a ripoff. (it all turns to bitchiness in the comments...)

25 books that changed the course of history.

The "Douglas County Model" gives libraries new e-book leverage.

Audible (Amazon) buys the rights to 5,000 titles from the AudioGO catalog. (hmmm)

The LA Times reveals their holiday gift books guide. 

Weed your library!  Thank you.

Speaking of libraries, Fresno, CA has an interesting concept: the 7-11 library

20 things that happen when you're a book nerd. (true facts)

Is truth in genre labeling hard to come by these days?

SFX Presents: The Top 10 Heroines of Horror.

Saladin Ahmen on writing Muslim-American fantasy. (video)

Library Sex Scandal! (hey, made you look.)

No thanks, Noah.  26 of Noah Webster's spelling changes that didn't catch on.

Flavorwire's 2013 best books gift guide.

50 Essential novels for Foodies

Out of print, maybe, but not out of mind.



Just for fun:

Game of Thrones actors posing with their action figures (love it!)

I'm digging Almost Human.  Collider talks with Karl Urban about the show.

Your favorite books....if they were tea.

The best hair of the Enlightenment Era. (because, why not?)

1981 "making of" Raiders of the Lost Ark PBS special.

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