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!

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Links covering the week of September 13 – 26, 2012*

Self Love

-Author Interview w/ Julia Flynn Siler (Lost Kingdom) [HBB]

-Kumu Hula: Roots and Branches (book review). [HBB]

-Our own Misty Sanico reviews three books for the paper. [Honolulu Star-Advertiser]

Hawaii Literary

-Help raise money to buy books for our underprivileged keiki! First Book-Oahu fundraiser at Barnes & Noble featuring a special guest storytime with Feng Feng Hutchins (Plenty Saimin). [First Book-Oahu]

-Meeting Hawaii’s Next Generation Authors? (…and How I Handle Criticism) by Lost Kingdom author.. [Julia Flynn Siler]

-Delving into the dark McKinney’s Boi No Good reveals different side of Hawaii. [Trojan Times]

-Discovering Hawaii in Lisa Linn Kanae’s Islands Linked by Ocean. [Outrigger]

-Fall Book Recommendations for Honolulu residents: A Shark Going Inland is My Chief and We Go Jam  [HONOLULU Magazine]

-Local Kauai Authors Write Just For Keiki. [Midweek Kauai]

-FAST FIVE Author Interview with Cheryl Linn Martin, author of Pineapples in Peril. [Gail M. Baugniet]

-Meet Christy Passion From Bamboo Ridge Journal’s 100th Issue. (Audio Interview) [HPR]

-Aumakua is a Hawaii thing. [Toby Neal]

-Check out this snipped of Linda Nagata’s Limit of Vision. [Hahvi.net]

-This Sunday, don’t miss out on special event at Native Books: KALAUPAPA: A Collective Memory. [Facebook]

-Speaking of which, check out an excerpt of the book here. Love the story about the picture of the woman with a guitar. [UH Press]

-The Aloha Writers Conference Welcomes New Faculty: Rebecca Walker and Kealoha. [MMD Newswire]

-Book Review: Loco Moco by Ty Hutchinson. [BlogCritics]

-Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day at Six Public Libraries on October 6. [Hawaii News Now]

-Come to Books Are Building Blocks on Oct. 2 featuring Kona’s own professional IronMan triathlete, Bree Wee. [West Hawaii Today]

General Literary

-Barnes & Noble Nook HD vs. Amazon Kindle Fire HD: Specs Compared. [PC Mag]

-Is the Pendulum Slowing for E-Books Vs. Paper Books? [Algonquin Redux]

-The best books on The Beatles. [the guardian]

-10 Great Novels and the Cocktails You Should Pair Them With. [Flavorwire]

-What’s in a literary name? How famous authors name their characters. [OUPblog]

-Using your weaknesses as a source of strength in writing. [Writer Unboxed]

-Finding inspiration in low places. [Book Life Now]

-Murakami, Japanese Authors Pulled from Chinese Bookstores. [Publishing Perspectives]

-How ‘Silent Spring’ Ignited the Environmental Movement. [NYTimes]

-Gifts for the parents. [GOOD Books]

-Could science fiction bring back the epistolary novel. [io9]

-Why book bloggers are critical to literary criticism. [the guardian]

-Oh My Pizza! Uggie the dog to publish a memoir! [EW’s Shelf Life]

-Vintage Photographs From Inside 10 Famous Libraries. [Flavorwire]

Non-Literary Links

-Google Maps goes underwater: Street View technology now lets users tour oceans. [NY Daily News]

-Speaking of Google: Happy 14th Birthday! [Mashable]

-Mr. Sexy Back tries to bring Myspace back. [Star-Advertiser]

-Could the Internet Ever “Wake Up?” [Slate]

-The 10 Finest Pieces Of ‘Arrested Development’ Merchandise Available On Etsy. [UPROXX]

-10 Things Every Guy Should Know About Rum. [Complex] [gn_divider /]

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*some exceptions to the date range may apply