Here’s a look at some interesting things I read/ saw / thought / did this week.
✲ The Man Booker International Prize 2017 shortlist and Finalists for 2017’s Best Translated Book Award have been announced. These are excellent resources for books by authors from different parts of the globe.
✲ 20 Books for the New Fantasy Reader has some of my favorites as well as many new-to-me #soontobeonmyreadinglist
✲ Love this idea of sharing A Book for Every Decade of Living.
✲ Didya know about these 13 Ways to Support an Author Without Spending a Dime?
✲ If you like to read the latest and the greatest – check out the Best Books of Summer 2017.
✲ A good explanation of the budget proposal that calls for the complete elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services can be found at Rise Up and Read.
✲ I love reading useful tips like How to write kick-ass content for your blog.
✲ It’s nice to get recommendations for bloggers that other people love – like Book Blogs You Need To Follow.
✲ I also love it when bloggers share some of their secrets like How I Doubled My Pageviews in 6 Months.
✲ We’re closing on a house next week Thursday (fingers crossed) and I’ve been reading a ton of tips like Trusted Spring Tips and DIYs to Carry You Into Summer and The Best Way to Clean Hardwood Floors.