Bookish news #5

Jim Butcher auction to support breast cancer research
Authors Jim Butcher, Sannon K. Butcher, and actor Terrence Mann (from The Dresden Files TV show) are auctioning off signed books and merchandise to support Books for Boobs, an organization that raises money for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  Read more on Jim’s website.

Books for Boobs has auctions for a ton of different authors – Patrick Rothfuss, George R. R. Martin, Charlaine Harris, and more!  Click here to bid.  If you can’t bid, please spread the word about this awesome charity!

Beware Pottermore scams
Pre-registration for J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore opened July 31st, and a mad rush to be one of the first one million users ensued.  But some Harry Potter fans got scammed by people selling fake accounts.  Get the full story from The Mary Sue.

The pre-registration period is now closed, but pottermore.com is still being bombarded with traffic.  The site officially opens for registration in October.

Two new photos from The Hunger Games movie
Take a look!  It’s Peeta and Katniss from the upcoming Hunger Games movie.


Click here to read the full article.  I know I’ve said this before, but I can’t wait for this movie to come out!
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About Lesley

I love big dogs, ravioli, and all things nerdy. Books are my crack.
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