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Catch up on this week's literary links.

Friday Reads

Photo: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 Poster. Courtesy of Lionsgate.

Whether you’re looking for bookish events this weekend or up-to-the-minute releases, we’ve got you covered on the book front. Happy reading!


In outtakes from her audio book, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, Carrie Brownstein, actress and Portlandia co-creator, is the goofy and unfiltered BFF we all want to have.

With Thanksgiving happening this week and more holiday celebrations just around the corner, 23 of the bestselling YA authors shared with Parade what books they are most thankful for!

It’s the end of an era as the final Hunger Games film opened in box offices this past weekend. Check out what two staffers from Publishers Weekly thought about the film and how it stacked up against the book.

For those of you already feeling the pressures of holiday shopping, The Telegraph is offering some helpful tips with its list of Best Christmas Books for Children!

Believe it or not the original Winnie the Pooh was a female bear who used to hangout with a group of soldiers. Read about that and more from Finding Winnie, the story of the real life bear that inspired the beloved children’s classic.

Halloween may be over, but that won’t stop London from creating a show sure to give you Goosebumps! Starting on November 24th thrill seekers can purchase tickets to the interactive show that brings some of the most famous Goosebumps stories to life as audiences walk through the tunnels under London’s Waterloo station.

BuzzFeed invites you to judge a book by its cover as it reveals its list of the 34 Most Beautiful Book Covers of 2015.

In her memoir, Boys in the Trees, famed singer Carly Simon finally reveals the man who inspired her hit song, “You’re So Vain”. However, she only revealed one of the three men who inspired the song, so we can all keeping thinking this song is about Mick Jagger and Mick Jagger only.

Big news for YA fans and Brad Pitt lovers alike, Plan B Entertainment (Brad’s company) just announced its plans for a film adaption of the popular novel Illuminae by Aimee Kauffman and Jay Kristoff.

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Check back next week for more bookish links!

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