The Week’s Most Popular Posts: June 1-7, 2013

We’ve all had conversations about whether the cover of a book influences you to read it or not; I firmly believe the title works hand in hand with this. Through personal research, I have determined that when I read a title that actually makes me laugh out loud, I am 5467% more interested in reading it already without even looking at the back cover.

from 10 Best (And Worst) YA Titles by Jill Guccini

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Meet the Penguin Book Truck. It’s like a bookmobile that’s been crossed with a food truck and turned into a bookstore.

Photo from the Penguin Book Truck Facebook page.

Photo from the Penguin Book Truck Facebook page.

from Penguin Launches Book Truck by Derek Attig

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Zooey Deschanel Amelia Bedelia 3

from Zooey Deschanel as Amelia Bedelia: A (Hypothetical) Match Made in Quirk Heaven by Minh Le

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That’s right, author-friends: people who make me smile or think on Twitter totally make a sale. And they don’t make a sale by sending me auto-DMS about their NEW! BOOK! OUT! NOW! — something anyone who blogs about books comes to deal with eventually. They make a sale by making me want to hang out with their words for extended periods of time. They make a sale by being, you know, interesting.

from Two Writers Who Are Killing It on Twitter by Brenna Clarke Gray

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And this week’s most popular post from FOOD RIOT is…

If you can’t seem to remember what your mother’s breast milk tasted like, the folks at Lollyphile are trying to help. The gourmet Texas-based lollipop company debuted a breast-milk-flavored lollipop Monday. 

Excuse Me GIF

-from Someone Has Invented Breast Milk Flavored Lollipops by Amanda Nelson

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