Welcome to Huki Links – a biweekly post highlighting some of our favorite literary links and more from across the ‘net!

For more about Huki-Links, check out our inaugural post. The best part of the “huki” is that we all pull together, if you find any fun or interesting book related links/articles please feel free to share them via comments or contact us!

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Happy New Year, everyone!

Hawaii Literary

-Bestselling author, Kiana Davenport (The Spy Lover, Shark Dialogues) is pleased to offer a Special Edition Boxed Set, featuring the first three volumes of her Prize-Winning Pacific stories, now for only $3.99 on Kindle. [Amazon]

-A quick interview with Charley Memminger, author of Aloha, Lady Blue. [HONOLULU Mag]

-Local sci-fi author Linda Nagata is serializing her high-fantasy novel The Wild on her blog. Read it here! [Hahvi]

-Speaking of which, a review of Nagata’s book The Bohr Maker. [Tsana’s Reads]

-Holiday Cookbook Review: A Splash of Aloha. [Tasting Kauai]

-#HICM Author Twitterview with author Toby Neal (Lei Crime series). [Storify]

-Stuck in a rut? Island Scene recommends checking out Why Smart People Do the Same Dumb Things. [Island Scene]

-A review of The Spy Lover by Kiana Davenport. [Layers of Thought]

General Literary

-Most Anticipated: The Great 2013 Book Preview. [The Millions]

-Forget the awards season for movies and television; here’s the Words of 2012 Round-Up! [OUPblog]

-America’s first bookless public library will look ‘like an Apple Store.’ [The Verge]

-Links to free samples of the National Book Critics Circle Finalists for 2012. [GalleyCat]

-The Private Book Collections of 10 Famous Readers. [Flavorwire]

-Top 10 Cities for Book Lovers. No Honolulu, no surprise. [Livability]

-The importance of an effective narrator. [New York Times]

-Here’s something visually fun. Really bad cover art for independently published books. Thanks Dawn Sakamoto! [Lousy Book Covers]

-Are you as well read as a 10th grader? Take the quiz. [The Christian Science Monitor]

-Infographic love! 21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words. [PopSci]

-For Wheel of Time Fans, the Last Battle is at Hand. [NPR]

-Transylvanian’s 4 decades of research reaps new book, Dracula Chronicles. [Door County Advocate]

Off-Topic Links

-The Manti Te’o Hoax. From the original breaking source: [Deadspin]

-Awesome list and analysis here: Top 100 Sitcom Episodes of All Time. [Robert David Sullivan]

-Grab your pack of Parliaments and a sixer of PBR and put on these ’15 Albums That All Hipsters Love.’ [Pigeons & Planes]

-5 Reasons George Washington Was Either Lucky or a Wizard. [Cracked]

-Pretty fun article: Walking Honolulu’s Queen Street. [HONOLULU Mag]

-20 Things You Didn’t Know About Jimi Hendrix. [Pigeons & Planes]

-2012 college football season recap: 124 teams summed up in a sentence each. [SB Nation]

-Brooklyn we go hard: New trailer for the upcoming Jackie Robinson bio-pic ’42.’ [UPROXX] [gn_divider /]

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