Literary Linking: December 12 – 16

This week’s articles include celebrities’ fave books of 2016, a spider that looks like the sorting hat from Harry Potter and more!

My favorite bookish links from the week of December 12 – 16:

A Literary Guide To the Golden Globes
“The nominees for the 2017 Golden Globe Awards were announced Monday morning, and although the focus is on achievements in television and film, there’s no reason for book lovers to feel left out. Many of this year’s nominated movies and shows were based on books.”

Scientists Discovered a Spider That Uncannily Looks Like the “Harry Potter” Sorting Hat
“Scientists in India have taken inspiration from J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ series of books and movies in naming a distinctive new species of spider. The triangular creature resembles the Hogwarts ‘sorting hat’ that’s used to place young wizards and witches into their respective school “houses.”

Celebrity Picks: Best Books of 2016
Some of the biggest names in books and entertainment (Tana French, Colson Whitehead, and Anthony Bourdain to name just a few!)  share their top reads of the year.

10 Harry Potter Recipes That Will Make Your Holidays Magical
“In our dreams, we’re at the Three Broomsticks, sipping butterbeer and daring each other to approach the Shrieking Shack. Thankfully, with a little cooking magic, we can live out some of our wildest Potterverse dreams. Here are 10 recipes that will make your holidays cozy, delicious, and (above all else) magical.”

Starting a Book Club at Work: 7 Tips for Making It Success
A new year is just around the corner, and people everywhere are looking for ways to make next year better than this one. Starting a book club at work can be a great way to enrich your workplace experience, but it can be tricky to get past your first meeting. Never fear! I’ve got seven tips for making your at-work book club a success.

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