My Google Reader was packed after the long weekend, but I’ve finally been able to catch up on some blog reading and bookmark a few posts. What posts did you enjoy this week?
Best Netflix Streaming Movies for Readers: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Posted by Jason Boog on GalleyCat
So you can get your book-to-film fix without wasting a second, GalleyCat highlighted literary-themed movies from the “Watch Instantly” section of Netflix. Selections include The Basketball Diaries, Stand By Me, Iris and others. Also don’t miss their ten best plays adapted into films. (My hands-down favorite? A Streetcar Named Desire.)
Maximum Consumption: The 10 Best Musical Cookbooks
Posted by Margaret Eby on Flavorpill
Proximity to Loretta Lynn’s Dude Ranch just might be my favorite thing about living in Nashville, so I was excited to see a blog post on cookbooks from musicians—#1 on the list being You’re Cookin’ It Country by Loretta Lynn. (Butcher Holler Possum, anyone?) Other authors range from Sinatra to Coolio. Do you have a cookbook to add to the list?
A Book Bloggers View Inside NYC’s Publishing Houses
Posted by Natasha on Maw Books Blog
5 Impressions from BookExpo America
Posted by Amy from My Friend Amy
Trisha and Abby tweeted and blogged from BEA and the Book Blogger Convention, but it’s always nice to read another perspective. Amy writes about the heightened popularity of book bloggers at BEA, and Natasha takes readers on a tour inside some of New York’s biggest publishing houses. Are you a book blogger who posted from BEA/BBC? Feel free to share the URL in our comments section.