Welcome to Huki Links – highlighting some of our favorite literary links and more over the past week 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!


Self Love

-We review The ʻUkulele: A History, a new UH Press book from authors Jim Tranquada and John King.  [HBB]

-HBB’s @mistysanico writes her 100-word Bamboo Shoot, “Nasty Kids.”  [Bamboo Ridge]

Pacific Literary

-Mission Houses Museum’s new book, Engraved at Lahainaluna, showcases ancient Hawaiian history.  [KHON2]

-Book review for Hawaii writer Toby Neal’s latest in the Lei Crime series, Torch Ginger.  [J.C. Martin]

-BOOK REVIEW: The Dread Hammer by Linda Nagata.  [SF Signal]

-Kiana Davenport writes about adultery and her latest collection, Opium Dreams.  [Davenport Dialogues]

-Check out the author website of Lani Wendt Young, who writes YA with strong Samoan themes.    [Sleepless in Samoa]

-New Book ‘Deep in the Wave’ by Bear Woznick.  [Surfline]

-The author of The Blue Tomato, Chef Alan Wong, is ‘Bringing Hawaiian Style to Summer Parties.’  [Wall Street Journal]

-Pre-order the landmark 100th issue of Bamboo Ridge, coming out in September.  Our own Misty Sanico is a featured author!  [Bamboo Ridge]

-Paradise Review is a new online literary journal.  They’re currently accepting submissions. Check ’em out.  [Paradise Review]

-Save 20% on Margo Sorenson’s new book Island Danger, a tween mystery adventure if you pre-order by July 28.  [MuseIt Up Publishing]

-The Story Of Heroic Princess Ruth.  New book from Kauai author Jo Ann Lordahl.  [Expert Click]

General Literary

-What is the Future of Publishing?  [Forbes]

-The Reading Lists of Your Favorite Fictional Characters.  [Flavorwire]

-25 Dogs That Love Reading.  [BuzzFeed]

-A Great Online Collection of Vintage Library Posters From the 1960s.  [Laughing Squid]

-iDreambooks Promises “Rotten Tomatoes-like” Site for Books.  [Publishing Perspective]

-9 Books That Make You Undateable.  [HuffPost Books]

-Controversy over negative book blogging turns nasty—and pricey.  [The Daily Dot]

-10 Things Holden Caulfield Hates About Everyone.  [Flavorwire]

-What if the Black Widow starred in her own line of pulp novels?  [io9]

-5 Writing Tips from Tana French.  [Publisher’s Weekly]

-WWI in books, movies, songs, and poetry.  [SFGate]

-Book Cover Clones: Why Do So Many Recent Novels Look Alike?  [The Atlantic]

-Nine books NOT to read at the beach.  [LA Times]

-Author Etiquette 101:  How to Support Readers.  [Author, Jody Hedlund]

-Book Sculpture: Literary Maze On Display At London 2012 Festival (PHOTOS).  [HuffPost]

-Library receives 505-year-old book.  [SFGate]

-Famous and Fabulous Library Cats.  [Flavorwire]

-Superheroes and Their Typographic Counterparts.  [Flavorwire]

Non-Literary Links

-So sad.  Colorado Theater Shooting: How it Played Out Online.  [Mashable]

-Five-0 Redux: Discovering Hawaiʻi Nei.  [Honolulu Pulse]

-Gallery: The 50 Most Iconic Batman Images Of All Time.  [Complex]

-Everyone wants to be Batman in this “I am Batman” supercut.  [io9]

-Andy Warhol’s Batman? 10 Wacky And Forgotten Versions Of Famous Movies.  [io9]

-Historical Political Cartoons About Hawaii.  [Hawaii Digital Newspaper Project]

-UH Manoa Library’s photostream has all kinds of awesome newspaper clips.  [Flickr]

-Jon Teitel’s “Forgotten Legends”: Hawaii’s Tom Henderson.  [CollegeHoops.net]

-Sally Ride, First American Woman In Space, Is Dead.  [NPR]

-A Radically Prosaic Approach to Civil Rights Images.  [Lens/NYTimes]

-Hilarious.  Saved By The Bell’s 20 Greatest Sports Moments.  [With Leather]

-Bring the hatred.  It’s the Rich Kids of Instagram.  [Tumblr]

-Is the ‘Nickel and Dime’ Strategy Working for the Airlines?  [Room for Debate]

-Dog Facts: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Pet (PHOTOS).  [HuffPost]

-Paws for refreshment: 14 photos of pets on vacation.  [animal tracks]

-What if the entire animal kingdom went cybernetic?  [io9] [gn_divider]

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