- Penguin classic covers as embroidered art. These are beautiful pieces created by artist Jillian Tamaki.
- MARCEL THE SHELL WITH SHOES ON from Dean Fleischer-Camp on Vimeo. This is adorable, and I don’t know how I went so long without having seen this video. =)
- “Press Here” by Hervé Tullet’s is an interactive (and unplugged) creation letting kids enjoy books for what they really are.
- Looking for books for the men in your life? Check out this blog, Guys Read as a primary resource for books and boys.
- A wonderful and thoughtful collection of books compiled by NPR to help Americans learn more about Japan, its history and culture.
- The book review and the author commentaries from Hell…at Big Al’s Books and Pals. This post has pretty much gone viral in a short amount of time, and I feel no shame in posting it here. The comments are deliciously vitriolic via the author in question, and am I ever so glad to see Big Al stand by his review.
Giveaways & Contests
- BethFishReads is hosting an international giveaway for “One of Our Thursdays is Missing” until April 10th.
- Jen @ Devourer of Books is hosting a giveaway of “Blood Work” for any US & Canadian mailing address until Friday April 1st