The weekly web ramble (1/3)

Links from the web jungle


Nerds of a Feather, Flock Together breaks down the difference between grit and grimdark

Flavorwire shares the greatest literary catchphrases

The most popular Goodreads quotes of 2013


Nancy Springer fondly recalls the danger, the mystery of her childhood home

Mary Robinette Kowal tries to get to Sesame Street

Gail Carriger shares the books she enjoyed reading in 2013

Cecil Castelucci remembers Ned Vizzini


Tin Star

– Download the first five chapters of Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci 

The Lost Planet

– Read an excerpt from The Lost Planet by Rachel Searles 

The Jupiter Pirates

– Check out the first six chapters of The Jupiter Pirates: Hunt for the Hydra by Jason Fry

No One Else Can Have You

– Read the first five chapters of No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale