huki-linksWelcome 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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Links for the period of September 12, 2013 – September 24, 2013

Self Love

-Our own Misty reviews Traveler by David Cheever for the Star-Advertiser.

Hawaii Literary

-Hawaii State Library boosts ebooks with big Library Read Program.

-A review of The Red: First Light by Linda Nagata.

-A review of This is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila.

-A brief review of Mark Panek’s brilliant Hawaiʻi.

-20 years later we’re still talking about The Price of Paradise.

-You can get Tyler Miranda’s Ewa Which Way on your Kindle now.

-Uncivilized Books to publish Sam Alden’s “Hawaii 1997″

-Fallout Movie is based on Robert Barclay’s novel Melal. Here’s the Facebook page.

-History association honors Hilo author.

-New book alert: Voices from the Canefields by Franklin Odo.

General Literary

-Lynda Barry: The 20 Stages of Reading.

-What classic kids’ books are really about.

-The dirty etymology of 9 everyday words.

-Thirty “guilty pleasure” books that are in fact, awesome.

-James Bond is back, and author William Boyd says he wants a relationship.

Why these famous authors write, and why you should.

Librarian fired for actually getting kid to read.

10 Reasons Nonreaders Don’t Read – and How to Change Their Minds.

11 Scrumdiddlyumptious Facts about Roald Dahl.

Non-Lit Links

-Hawaii Molasses Spill Pipe Had Leak 1 Year Before, Matson Knew. (HI News)

-Way more than you ever wanted to know about Animaniacs. (Animation)

Honolulu Beerworks: opening a craft brewery, part one. (Beer)

Behold, the Moon! (Science)

-A 30-second video tribute to the greatest closer the game has ever seen. (Baseball)

-“Beatles vs. Stones”: What fueled rock’s greatest rivalry (Music)

-wait but why: Putting Time in Perspective. (Science)

Six Constitutional Amendments that didn’t make the cut. (History)

-Breaking Bad is ending this week. Here’s the stuff you may have missed. And here’s an answer to how much science does BB get right.


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