This week’s link topics include: author-recommended bookstores, the best crime novels from the past year, funny books by funny women, and more!
The best bookish links the week of April 30 – May 4:
What To Read When You Want To Read Funny Women
Sometimes you have to break up serious reading with a book that makes you laugh. The women listed here are not only funny, but their work is thoughtful and meaningful.
Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark’ Adaptation Is Coming
Reading Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, by Alvin Schwartz as a kid is a memorably frightening experience. It’s going to be amazing to see Guillermo Del Toro’s visual rendition. Get ready to be scared out of your skull!
11 Authors Recommend US Bookstores Worth Traveling For
Awesome authors (Kristin Hannah, Tayari Jones, and Brad Meltzer to name just a few) recommending awesome bookstores. Laura Lippman’s recommendation is only a little over an hour away from me…Mystery Loves Company, here I come.
The Year’s Best Crime Novels 2018
Get ready to make your TBR longer. Booklist has picked 20 books that sound like page-turner-y delights.
A Book for the Cat in Your Library
Learn how to make a book-shaped catnip toy for your feline friend!