Literary Linking: November 19 – 23

This week’s link topics include: nostalgia for the Scholastic book fair, Michelle Obama’s bestseller, a long overdue book sale, and more!

My favorite bookish links the week of November 19 – 23:

The Fleeting Magic of Scholastic Book Fairs
Book-fair week was my favorite week of the year in elementary school. I think I spent all the money I saved up (in my neon-colored wallet) over the course of the five days 🙂

Bookstore’s Tweet on the Sale of a Children’s Book after 27 Years Goes Viral
Not sure the book was really worth holding on to, but the publicity from this tweet has probably been great for business.

100 Notable Books of 2018
Best-books-of-the-year-lists season has started, y’all! Is it just me or are the lists coming out earlier and earlier every year?

A Parent’s Guide To Your Teenager’s Linguistic Distillation of Classic AP Lit Titles
These are a bit painful to read, but entertaining nonetheless (at least the ones that we grown-ups can decipher).

MIchelle Obama’s ‘Becoming’ Sold More Than 1.4 Million Copies in First Week
The hold list at my library is at 357 for the print version and 1251 for the eBook. It might be worth buying if you want to read anytime in the next year!

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