If given the opportunity, meet your idols and gush like the village idiot. Some...– BEA tips from Shelf Awareness (via rachelfershleiser) I try to do this at every opportunity, BEA is one of them.
Angelina Jolie’s Surgery
newyorker: Jolie’s medical decision says again what shouldn’t need re-saying: that a woman’s body is hers, that breasts are for something other than ogling, and that hard choices are made for strong reasons. Her decision to make her choice public is bold and brave and admirable. It is what celebrity is for. —Rebecca Mead on Angelina Jolie’s decision to make her mastectomy...
When I decide to start getting in shape for summer
whatshouldwecallme: Expectation: Reality: I just ate a snicker doodle cookie ice cream sandwich.
When I run into someone I'm not expecting to see
whatshouldwecallme: Best kitten GIF? (I am so endlessly amused by kitten GIFs)
Vinyl records so often sound like home in large part because that’s the only...– NPR’s Stephen Thompson helps you build a vinyl collection (via nprmusic)
cpillsbury asked: I assume you'll be with Neil for his June 22 Atlanta event. I know a few of us who will be there (and hopefully having time to run off to a performance of our own after), and I want to know: what we can bring to help make a long night of passing Neil pens into a little bit of one of those mythical publishing parties for you? Hats? Noise makers? Adult beverages?
WHEN SOMEONE WANTS A BITE OF MY FOOD
hollywoodassistants: I identify with this panda.
He stared us all up and down, and said, “You guys realize this is a class right?...– Ami Greko gets schooled on the schmooze in ENCOUNTERS IN PUBLISHING » Slice Magazine (via housingworksbookstore) I would like to work in this version of publishing. Where are all the parties at?
And then one student said that happiness is what happens when you go to bed on...– Paul Schmidtberger, Design Flaws of the Human Condition (via littlebirdsings) Oh, this is wonderful.
Carrie Ryan: New YA Book Deal! →
jsgabel: carrieryan: I can’t even explain how ecstatic I am to be sharing this newsl! I’ve signed a two book deal with Julie Strauss-Gabel at Dutton (an imprint of Penguin Young Readers)! HUGE YAY!!! Here’s the official announcement from Publishers Weekly: Dutton Inks Ryan to Double Carrie Ryan, author of… Hooray! So excited to welcome Carrie Ryan to the list and to the Penguin family! ...
Maureen Johnson: LET'S DO THE COVERFLIP →
maureenjohnsonbooks: LET’S DO THE COVERFLIP I had this little idea on Twitter today. I have lots of little ideas on Twitter. And I have no doubt that this idea has been had before, because it’s that kind of idea. But it’s also the kind of idea worth repeating. It started like this. I made a comment along the lines of, “Okay, Publishing. I get it. You want me to be a dude. That’s the...
Feminism is the belief in equality for men and women. That’s not just how I...– Jess Bennett via The Women Take Over (via rachelfershleiser)