* For those who enjoy thrillers, the International Thriller Writers announced the 2012 Thriller Award Nominees
* I’ve been wondering what happened to “chick lit” and was intrigued by the website 20SomethingReads.com, which bills itself as being “created for readers in their twenties, which we define as, “A decade. A state of mind. An age. A lifestyle. A time for self-discovery. A new perspective. An attitude. A philosophy. Independence. Freedom. A time to re-discover reading for pleasure – and FINALLY – read what you want.””
* This is still on my “to do” list, but it sounds fascinating: a podcast from The Guardian about the value and growing popularity of Science Fiction. You can read a bit about it from one of the participants or listen to it using the player below.