Book News Roundup — August 29, 2014

HeartofDarknessIllustrationGreat books you won’t read in school.

How book lovers react to people who don’t read.

Congratulations to Dee Robinson on her retirement after 34 years in the independent bookselling business! Dee and her husband, Chuck, own one of my all-time favourite bookstores — Village Books — in Bellingham. (A fantastic day-trip destination!)

New clips from the movie adaptation of the chilling psychological thriller (some might call it the precursor to Gone Girl) Before I Go to Sleep!

Check out these illustrations from around the world of Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.

If you are like me and enjoy reading in the bathtub and at the beach, you’ll probably want to get your hands on one of these.

Happy weekend!


Image by Kit Russell via.

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