My guess is that my fellow Sunday Saloners need no encouragement to read. We've probably had our noses in our books all our lives.
The beauty of a project like the Sunday Salon is that we get to talk about what we're reading and get ideas from others in the Salon.
Perhaps our cyber reading room looks a bit like this magnificent one in the New York library:
Events of note
- Get Reading Australia - a national campaign that runs until the end of September
- Agatha Christie Blog Tour - celebrates Agatha Christie's 120th birthday, with tour stops throughout September. There are still some stops available if you are interested.
- Book Blogger Appreciation Week - September 13-17
MYSTERIES in PARADISE has been shortlisted for
Best Thriller/Mystery/Suspense/Crime Book Blog
Jen’s Book Thoughts
The Drowning Machine
Mysteries in Paradise
- Melbourne Writer's Week will culminate (for crime fiction enthusiasts anyway) with the announcement of the Ned Kelly Awards on Friday Sept 3. Ned Kelly Awards 2010 Shortlist
- The Christchurch Writers' Festival will announce the first ever Ngaio Marsh Awards for Crime Fiction on Friday 10 September. I have one of the shortlisted books to read still.
Take part in this poll whether you are reading e-books or not, and do leave a comment on the post linked to the poll.
Headlines of interest
- Mystery of Japan's Living Dead
- Swedish stamps honor crime fiction authors
- Get Reading Australia
- Kindle3 shipping ahead of schedule
- PD Martin releases free e-book
- Shamus Nominations 2010
- Larsson's Just The Tip Of The Nordic Literary Iceberg
- Pieces of carpet that could solve a murder mystery
- Finalists for remaining CWA Daggers - Gold, Steel and John Creasey (New Blood)
- 49th Book Review Blog Carnival available
- Weekly Geeks 2010-30: – Who Do You Connect With?
- The Polls are in - well ours are anyway!
- Review, THE WOODCUTTER, Reginald Hill
- Forgotten Book: BACKHAND, Liza Cody
- Thalia: Book sculpture
- ACRC: Agatha Christie Blog Carnival 2010 #8 now posted
- Weekly Geeks 2010-29: Reading from the Decades
- now - GUNSHOT ROAD, Adrian Hyland
- and then - CUT & RUN, Alix Bosco
- after that - FEAR THE WORST, Linwood Barclay
- next (on Kindle) - BLACKLANDS, Belinda Bauer
- now on Audio - ROYAL FLUSH, Lynda la Plante
- next Audio - THE SKULL BENEATH THE SKIN, PD James