This Week In Books – September 20, 2013
From a mega-bestselling author’s generous gift to a tongue-in-cheek response to a bad review to a cat librarian, Shelf Pleasure keeps you in the loop on the best book news from around the web.
Say what you will about James Patterson, but he pledged $1 million to help independent bookstores. We’re keeping our fingers crossed that other authors soon follow his lead!
A children’s library in Russia city brought in a new employee: a cat by the name of Kuzma. And he wears a bow tie! Could it get any better?
Good Morning America super fan – and one of Shelf Pleasure’s favorite young adult authors – Sarah Dessen’s dream came true when she got to eat breakfast on air with her favorite morning show family. Watch the beyond adorable video.
Have you seen this video Brad Meltzer made in response to all the bad reviews he’s received? It’s nice to see an author respond to such things with a sense of humor.
Ricky Martin is writing a children’s book about a boy who dreams of performing on stage, to be published in English & Spanish on Nov. 14.
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