A selection of links on books featured here, and other stuff…

Rhian of It’s a Crime! on Rupture by Simon Lelic, This Bleeding City by Alex Preston, and The Rapture by Liz Jensen.

Views on Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey: Kim of Reading Matters, and Jean Hannah Edelstein.

Victoria Hoyle on Black Mamba Boy by Nadifa Mohamed.

Views on Beside the Sea by Véronique Olmi: Savidge Reads, Dovegreyreader, Stuck-in-a-Book,

Savidge Reads interviews Evie Wyld, who is also blogging at Booktrust, as their current online writer in residence.

The Book Whisperer on her top book club reads (we used to be in the same book club, so I remember the discussions on some of these).

Kamvision on New Model Army by Adam Roberts.

Jenn Ashworth on ‘When the Door Closed, it Was Dark’ by Alison Moore.

Nigel P. Bird on ‘Black Country’ by Joel Lane.

Sharon of Dark Fiction Review on both of the above.

Alex Preston on fiction’s response to financial crisis.