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.

We are back after a month-long hiatus!

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

-Check out all the winners from the 2012 Ka Palapala Poʻokela Awards.  [Hawaiʻi Book Blog]

-A Little Book for Mother’s Day, or Any Day At All.  [HBB]

-Did you see our photos from Day 1 of the Hawaii Book and Music Festival?  Day 2 pics forthcoming!  [HBB]

-In case you missed it…we are transitioning to HawaiiReads.com.  [HBB]

Hawaii Literary

-New book alert:  Autobiography of Jazz Musician Gabe Baltazar Jr.  [UH Press Blog]

Cocktail Handbook Enhanced E-Book Edition Now Available – Includes Videos & New Recipes!  [Watermark Publishing Blog]

-Book of the Week: Hawaii’s Natural Treasures.  [BHL]

-Georgia in Hawaii: When Georgia O’Keeffe Painted What She Pleased.  [The Classroom Bookshelf]

-Congrats to Frances Kakugawa, whose Kapoho won the Best Non-Fiction Award from the NCPA (Northern California Publishers/Authors).  [Frances Kakugawa’s Blog]

-Paul Theroux’s Quest to Define Hawaii.  [Smithsonian]

-‘Grown here. Not flown here. Integration in #Hawaii.’ By local author… [Toby Neal]

-About ‘Writing Hot Sex.’  Also by local author of Blood Orchids, Toby Neal. [San Francisco Book Review]

-‘Psychic Pal’ by local author J. Arthur Rath III.  [MenehuneRATH]

-Sign up for Summer Reading Programs @ your Library.  [Hawaii News Now]

-Haruki Murakami receives doctorate in Hawaii.  [Japan Times]

General Literary

-The Appeals and Perils of the One-Word Book Title.  [The Millions]

-Alexandria, Virginia Tops Amazon’s ‘Most Well-Read Cities in America’ List.  No Honolulu.  🙁  [GalleyCat]

-The Key to Maurice Sendak’s Success With Children? His Contempt for Adults.  [Good]

-7 Bad Habits of Successful Authors.  [rachelle gardner]

-What Is the Agency Model for Ebooks? Your Burning Questions Answered.  [publishing trendsetter]

-The 10 best historical novels.  [the guardian]

-Extremely Silly Photos of Extremely Serious Writers.  [Flavorwire]

-Slide-Show: Laughing at Books.  [Page-Turner]

-How a Book is Born. (Infographic) [GalleyCat]

-Thoughts on Bloggers vs. Authors.  [The Zoë-Trope]

-Could a book writing competition ever be a reality TV show? Here’s a pitch.  [EW’s Shelf Life]

-Morgan Freeman sings for literacy.  [Abe Books]

Non-Literary Links

-10 Best Time Travel Movies of all Timelines.  [io9]

-“The Simpsons” slur against Hawaii residents. [KHON2]

-See the Greendale Seven as video game characters in these exclusive Community finale images.  [A.V. Club]

-Museum Month: Brush Up On Hawaiian History at Maui’s Hale Pa’i Museum.  [Gadling] [gn_divider]

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