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Lost the Plot – Episode 19

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Show Notes
50 Shades of Grey at the Koala Park Laundromat Street Library
Prank Update

Koala visiting “Bourne to Read” Street Library in Port Macquarie
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Kitchener Street Library Artworks
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20 years of passion for Australian literacy
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2017 World Fantasy Award
List of Winners

Readings 100 Great Reads by Australian Women
Full List

Australian Women Writers Challenge
Website
My Submitted Reviews

Amazon’s Best Books of 2017
Full List

Books are my Bag Awards
The Guardian Article

Goodreads Choice Awards 2017
Shortlist

Prime Minister’s Literary Award
Shortlist

ACT Book of the Year
Shortlist

“A Pocketful of Crows” by Joanne Harris
Website

“Oathbringer” by Brandon Sanderson
Website

“Atlantic Black” by A. S. Patric
Website

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”
Website
Become a Lost the Plot Patron this month for a special Fantastic Beasts postcard!

Roxane Gay’s New Book
EW Article

Stephen King’s New Book “The Outsider”
Website
Hachette Announcement

Shaun Tan’s New Book “Cicada”
Hachette Announcement

Book recalled for derogatory term for disability
SMH Article

Book critical of China pulled from publication
Canberra Times Article

Lord of the Rings TV Series
Deadline Article
Telegraph Article

Catch-22 TV Series
The Guardian Article

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Video
Closer Look on Pottermore
More Information on Pottermore

Harry Potter: Wizards Unite Augmented Reality Game
Pottermore Announcement

StoryVille Bar
Website
Video

Tianjin Binhai Library
High Snobiety Article
Project Page

World of the Book, State Library of Victoria
Exhibition Page

Stella Prize – Read Up
Website

Lost the Plot – Episode 8
Book Clubs with Sally from Asia Bookroom

Asia Bookroom
Website

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Classrooms in the Clouds
Donation Website

Indigenous Literacy Foundation Giving Season Campaign
Donation Website

Worldbuilders
Donation Website
That time I won a prize in the Worldbuilders lottery
The Story of Stardust

Jolabokaflod
The Founding Story

Harry Hartog VIP Event

 

Mum Says My Memoir Is a Lie Podcast
Website

Graeme Simsion Men and Books
Event Page

ACT Lit Bloggers of the Future
My Blog Posts

ACT Book of the Year Awards & ACT Writers Centre Christmas Party
Event Details

National Library of Australia Bookshop Christmas Sale
Event Details

 

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Lost the Plot – Episode 14

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Seeking Tumnus YA Fiction Podcast
seekingtumnus.com/

World Builders
worldbuilders.org/page/fundraising
Michelle West books

Lost Rocks
Lost Rocks

The Great Book Swap – Indigenous Literacy Foundation
www.greatbookswap.org.au/

My New Bookshelf 😀
Book Shelf

Blemish Books – Pulpture
blemishbooks.com.au/news/index.shtml
blemishbooks.com.au/pulpture/index.…tform=hootsuite
WIP Pulpture

Banjo Paterson Park
Banjo Paterson Park

Banjo Paterson Bricks

Treasures from my Bookish Past

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Does anyone want these? Comment somewhere and I will send them.

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30 books!! I’m not making this up – people would have been sponsoring me like 20c a book.

 

 

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Hugo Award Finalists
www.worldcon.fi/wsfs/hugo-finalists/

Sad Puppies
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sad_Puppies

Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/…d-wolf-erlbruch

Banned Books Week – 2016 Top Challenged Books
www.facebook.com/bannedbooksweek/…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

2016 Top Challenged Books
www.bustle.com/p/the-most-challe…leanor-park-50160

Aranda Primary School Decommissions Library
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/ara…-gvtcpx.html

National Simultaneous Storytime
www.alia.org.au/nss#resources

Anita Heiss’ New Book
www.facebook.com/AnitaHeissAuthor…/?type=3&theater

Cleverman Graphic Novel
www.facebook.com/ClevermanTV/phot…/?type=3&theater

Tara Moss Working on New Book
www.facebook.com/taramossauthor/p…/?type=3&theater

Free Copies of the Handmaid’s Tale in NYC
www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/free-c…af6d718a3ee6

My Cousin Rachel
www.facebook.com/ViragoPress/vide…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Berlin Syndrome
www.facebook.com/BerlinSyndromeAU…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Casting
www.facebook.com/pottermore/photo…/?type=3&theater
www.buzzfeed.com/eleanorbate/the-…books#.otw8edGB3

The Wheel of Time TV Series
variety.com/2017/tv/news/wheel-…tv-series-sony-1202

Kim Morton
feminartsy.com/unspoken-the-real…btqi-communities/

Apply to be a CBCA Judge
cbca.org.au/judges-judging

What’s In a Name by Myles Walsh
trove.nla.gov.au/work/213497657?s…sion=NBD58638784

Mrs Whitlam by Bruce Pascoe
www.goodreads.com/book/show/303422…from_search=true

Dragonfly Song by Wendy Orr
www.goodreads.com/book/show/298660…from_search=true

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Lost the Plot – Episode 12

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Milo Yiannopoulous’ book deal cancelled
www.huffingtonpost.com.au/entry/milo-y…f077b3ed221c

Kitchener Street Library
https://books4theworld.com/kitchener-street-library/

Book Crossing
www.bookcrossing.com/

Lifeline Bookfair
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/lif…-gu544a.html

Lifeline Selfie

Episode 7 – Lifeline Bookfair
Lost_the_plot – Episode-7-lifeline-bookfair

Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards
www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/jan/…he-drovers-wife
www.facebook.com/HachetteAustrali…/?type=3&theater

Costa Book of the Year
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jan/…ook-of-the-year

Stella Prize
thestellaprize.com.au/prize/2017/

Library Lovers Day
Library Lovers Day

Cologne Library
www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/feb…=share_btn_link
www.facebook.com/BernamaNewsChann…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Most Expensive Library in Russia
*note I said in the podcast that books ranged in price from $500 to $840, which is not correct. This is the average price per book.
rbth.com/arts/literature/2017…in-petersburg_696633

Book Thieves
www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/fe…-into-warehouse

State Government Sued Over Key Witness’ Book
http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-20/gordon-wood-sues-state-of-nsw-for-malicious-prosecution/8285392

The Book in Question
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6924523

Professor Frisked at Airport Over Books
https://medium.com/@chanda/black-semitic-girl-reader-at-the-airport-76b751dadbce#.87v8ff408

Mem Fox Detained at LA Airport
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-25/m…officials/8303366

Local Canberra Bookshop Threatened by Proposed Development
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/cur…-gu2ev3.html

Harry Potter House Themed Editions
www.facebook.com/dymocksbooks/pho…/?type=3&theater
www.pottermore.com/news/hogwarts-h…0th-anniversary

Philip Pullman Announces New Trilogy
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/feb/…MP=share_btn_fb
penguin.com.au/authors/32-philip…lmans-new-trilogy

Neil Gaiman Announces Neverwhere Sequel
bookriot.com/2017/02/17/neil-ga…neverwhere-sequel/

American Gods Graphic Novel
www.darkhorse.com/Comics/30-430/Am…n-Gods-Shadows-1

Anniversary Edition of the Name of the Wind
www.tor.com/2017/02/03/patrick-…icle-book-3-update/

Me with Clementine Ford
Fight Like a Girl

Larry Buttrose on Ghostwriting A Long Way Home
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-02-16/a…hind-lion/8276278

Animorphs AMA with K A Applegate
www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/g…imorphs_and_many/

Ghostwriting
answers.google.com/answers/threadview?id=57007
daybydaywriter.wordpress.com/2010/02/12…stwriting/
dereklewis.com/famous-ghostwritt…eir-ghostwriters/
www.jamespatterson.com/bookshots#.WMTAlPmGNPY
andrewcrofts.com/what-is-ghostwriting/
raventools.com/blog/truth-about-ghostwriting/

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Lost the Plot – Episode 11

Also available via iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

World Builders
worldbuilders.org/

2017 Reading List
www.facebook.com/paperchainbookst…/?type=3&theater

23 books 8 Canberrans will be reading this summer
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/the…-gtftsm.html

Booktopia Favourite Australian Author
blog.booktopia.com.au/2017/01/27/vot…ralian-author/

Amazon sells out of 1984
gizmodo.com/amazon-sells-out-of…read-a-g-1791658901

Mein Kampf becomes bestseller
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-04/m…n-germany/8160024

Milo Yiannopouloss’ new book
www.buzzfeed.com/jarrylee/milo-yi…books#.qvGKGOaka
electricliterature.com/roxane-gay-pu…bd#.u9zu4f99d
mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-05/…ver-deal/8163542

Fake library patron Chuck Finlay
www.atlasobscura.com/articles/why-a…ium=atlas-page

South Sudan bookseller
www.theguardian.com/global-developm…orn-south-sudan

2017 Free Comic Book Day catalog
freecomicbookday.com/catalog

Release estimate for George R R Martin’s latest book
www.buzzfeed.com/robinedds/george…Xx4B4#.rnBb8WBAB

New edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
www.pottermore.com/news/updated-ed…medium=referral

The Magic Faraway Tree Movie
www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-28…uster-film.html

Jodi Piccoult’s Small Great Things Film
deadline.com/2017/01/viola-davi…amblin-1201895736/

The Handmaid’s Tale trailer
www.facebook.com/handmaidsonhulu/…f=PAGES_TIMELINE

Neil Gaiman/Terry Pratchett book Good Omens TV Show
www.theguardian.com/books/2017/jan/…n-prime-in-2018

Professor finds lost book
www.buzzfeed.com/farrahpenn/this-…j6MkM#.rx1K5aLpL

Four year old girl librarian for the day at Library of Congress
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-01-14/f…-congress/8182876

Donna Hosie
http://donnahosie.wixsite.com/website

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Lost the Plot – Episode 10

 

Also available via iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/lost-the-plot-podacast/id1185190716

Books for the World Kitchener Street Library
books4theworld.com/kitchener-street-library/

National Library of Australia
www.nla.gov.au/unbound
www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2016…elp-deliver-trove

Library Cat
dfw.cbslocal.com/2016/12/14/libra…wanted-him-gone/

Hardayal Library
www.hindustantimes.com/delhi/century…Ijfg3FwI.html

Denzel Washington’s Childhood Librarian
www.cbsnews.com/news/denzel-washi…a&linkId=32331937

Library Book Returned 120 Years Late
www.theguardian.com/education/2016/…o-fine-hereford

Canberra Man’s Missing Memoir
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/the…-gt5rk6.html
www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/can…-gta11r.html

Parallel Importation Laws
www.theguardian.com/books/2016/dec/…MP=share_btn_fb

Taxpayers Pay for Politician Books
www.abc.net.au/news/2016-12-02/p…-expenses/8085842

Jasper Jones Trailer
www.facebook.com/jasperjonesfilm/…167064843390079/

The Handmaid’s Tale
www.buzzfeed.com/krystieyandoli/t…WN909#.isza256D6
www.buzzfeed.com/krystieyandoli/h…aAoKo#.nsb96gzbz

Neil Gaiman’s Stardust
www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07xs23…me=radio_and_music

Haruki Murakami New Novel
www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2016/12/0…/#.WHX4vPl95PY

J K Rowling
time.com/4609349/j-k-rowling-new-books-twitter/
www.facebook.com/abcnews24.au/vid…/?type=2&theater
www.upworthy.com/jk-rowling-found…-was-magic?c=pop

Jolabokaflod
www.npr.org/2012/12/25/16753793…hristmas-book-flood

Richard Adams
www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-38446309

2016 Book Stats

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