Literary Linking: November 27 – December 1

This week’s link topics include: free books in Baltimore, Christmas read-alouds, the success of indie bookstores, and more!

The best bookish links the week of November 27 – December 1:

How Giving Away Free Books Became a Baltimore Institution
The day I tried to go to Book Thing for the first time, they’d just had their fire. I can’t wait to check it out now that it’s been rebuilt!

So, You’d Like To Buy Your Loved One a Book?
A fun “Choose Your Own Adventure” way to choose a book for the loved ones in your life.

5 Fantastic Christmas Read-Aloud Books
I haven’t read most of these, but I definitely second The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Barbara Robinson.

Anne of Green Gables: Patron Saint of Girls Who Ask Too Many Questions
What’s the point of life if you’re not asking questions and learning about the world around you? Thank you, Anne, for being an excellent role model.

How Independent Bookstores Thrived In Spite of Amazon
Thank goodness, there is good news out there!

2 responses to “Literary Linking: November 27 – December 1”

  1. Rachel @ Never Enough Novels Avatar

    I went to the Book Thing once and absolutely loved it. We carted home two bags full of books. I’m so thrilled to hear it’s back up and running after the fire!

    1. Kristen Avatar

      I’m so glad to hear you had a good experience! I don’t know if I’ll be able to keep it down to 2 bags… we’ll see!

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