I vant to suck your blog: AbeBooks.com's Reading Copy Books Bloggushes over A Brief History of Vampires in Literature, from Lord Byron's debauched writer's camp at Lake Geneva in 1816, through the Cajun camp of Charlaine Harris's Sookie Stackhouse novels. (More on Byron at theL.A. Times, including his don't-miss nickname for William Wordsworth.)
I love you for your brains:The Guardian chews on the latest wave in romantic fiction: zombie love.
Scare tactics:The Huffington Post looks at 7 Spooky Movies Based on Books, asking readers to vote on the scariest novels and film adaptations.
Moving & shaking: Red meat fromThe Audacity to Win--including the reasons Hillary was passed over as Obama's VP candidate--propels David Plouffe's campaign memoir to the top slot of the Movers & Shakers list.