Here are some finds from the book blogging world:
Slate suggests summer reading for college-bound freshman. Don't think I've read a thing on that list, but it sure looks appetizing.
Portfolio discusses the future of brick and mortar stores. Will independents be the only survivors?
The top 10 most expensive rare books sold on AbeBooks this month. I think I've heard of three of them.
Blogger on Barnes & Noble going up for sale. Should Amazon buy it?
A cover story: Nancy Werlin examines the step-by-step process behind the cover decisions of Extraordinary on Shelf Talker.
Already re-defining e-readers, the Copia combines the convenience of a digital library with the delights of social networking. Coming soon.