Critical Linking for October 8th, 2015


So start your future today by taking heed from these 50 pieces of excellent literary advice.

These 50 Great Pieces of Advice From Literature are really speaking to me today. It’s been a long week.


Last year James Patterson offered a Valentine to independent booksellers by donating $1 million in grants to 178 bookstores. This holiday season the bestselling author/philanthropist is distributing $250,000 to individual booksellers with holiday bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

Santa Patterson.


A handful of bookshops around Australia are refusing to stock the biography of former Queensland premier Campbell Newman in an act of vengeance for his cuts to the arts.

Seems sorta petty to me.



The dog days are over, and cool, crisp weather approaches. Spruce up your fall wardrobe with new lightweight scarves.