Category: Movies

You or, Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad Boys

You by Charles Benoit

You by Charles Benoit – Author’s website

Topic: Our Favorite Books This Year and Spoiling the Printz and Newbery Awards

Recommendations
Karl
:
Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas by Tom Robbins
Creepshow (film)  – based on a book by Stephen King

Emily:
Adopt a Shelter Pet
Adopt a Greyhound and Hounds of the Heartland (Central Oklahoma)

Cathie Sue:
Geekologie – “Why You Little Slytherin” game
Romantic Times Book Review

Adrienne:
Cooking Around the World
Flavors of Morocco by Ghillie Basan
Cuisines of Mexico by Diana Kennedy; NPR Story, October 4, 2010
I Know How to Cook by Ginette Mathiot
Global Table Adventures – blog

Upcoming Books:

Mockingbirds by Daisy Whitney
Guys Read Funny Business edited by Jon Scieszka
6 children’s books – selected by Cathie Sue and Jenny

Before I Fall or, Be Kind, Rewind

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Lauren Oliver – Author website

Lauren Oliver: News, Thoughts and Miscellany – Author blog, on MySpace, on Facebook, on Twitter

Grooveshark Playlist of the book

Groundhog Day – 1993 film, Wikipedia entry

Trevor Project – website

It Gets Better – YouTube Channel

Topic

MTV’s If You Really Knew Me

Listener’s Choice – vote for our December book

Recommendations

Karl
Heathers 1989 film – Wikipedia entry
Tales from the Madmen Underground by John Barnes – School Library Journal Review
Recommendations Page – All recommendations on one page, just for you

Cathie Sue
Correction: Teen Gay Lit Topic – Ellen Whittlinger and Lambda Award
Wittlinger, Ellen. “Too Gay or Not Gay Enough?” The Horn Book Magazine July/August (2010): 146-149. Print.

Emily
Supernatural

Adrienne
In Treatment – HBO, 3rd season begins October 25 & 26, 2010, and it’s only two shows a week not five.

Upcoming Books

Zombies vs Unicorns by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier

Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June by Robin Benway

Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Mockingjay or, Crazy Bread

Suzanne Collins – Author website
Scholastic – Publisher website
Wikipedia entry

Other Articles

Hunger Games analysis by HogHead.org
Hogwarts Professor: A Round-Up of “HogPro” Hunger Games Posts

Recommendations

Karl
Do NOT leave cell phone charging in a hot car
Labyrinth – Wiki entry
Guardians of the Flame: Sleeping Dragon by Joel Rosenberg

Cathie Sue
Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester
by Barbara O’Connor
I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

Emily
Girl in the Arena
by Lise Haines
IT Crowd – BBC Show

Adrienne
Mad Men – AMC original show

White Cat, or 99 Problems

White Cat: The Curse Workers by Holly Black

Subscribe/Listen in iTunes

White Cat by Holly Black book review mp3

Extended Resources

Holly Black, wikipedia entry, official website

Sequels: Red Glove (2011, status of book) and Black Heart

Books of Doom White Cat cover art, synopsis and review

Magritte (Google images search)

Villanelle poetry – definition by Wikipedia. Villanelle poetry example of Edwin Arlington Robinson’s House on the Hill and Dylan Thomas’ Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night on LibriVox.

Other Topics

Recommendations

Adrienne:
Grifters 1990 film, directed by Stephen Frears, novel by Jim Thompson, starring Anjelica Huston, John Cusack and Annette Bening
Miller’s Crossing 1990 film, directed and written by Joel and Ethan Coen, starring Gabriel Byrne, Marcia Gay Harden, Albert Finney, John Turturro, Jon Polito

Cathie Sue:
Mac Slater Hunts the Cool by Tristan BancksMac Slater Cool Hunter website

Emily:
Castle – ABC TV show starring Nathan Fillion and Stana Katic
For the Win by Cory Doctorow

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