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December 11, 2009 Facebook Page Roundups for the Week of December 7th

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The decision by HarperCollins, Hachette, and Simon & Schuster to delay the release of e-book titles touched off a flurry of discussion on our Facebook page. This is an increasingly controversial topic for industry folks and readers alike. Catch up with the Wall Street Journal article here.

Check out IndieBound's 'Indie Next List' picks for December for some great titles. We'll have the January list soon.

Here's the weekend lineup for BookTV.

The Guardian gives us the best, and worst, books of the decade.

TIME Magazine's awesome, awesome 'Best of 2009' lists has everything from gadgets to scandals, and, of course, books! Handy drop down menu in the upper left.

A few years back Tom Clancy re-branded himself with a series of massively successful video games, now another big-time author is following his lead.

Penguin Classics on Air, a half-hour radio series devoted to some of the more than 1,500 Penguin Classics titles, debuted on Thursday (December 10) with a show about the continued fascination, and sales, of Jane Austen. Tune in on Sirius #117 or XM #162 every Monday at 3 PM (ET) or Thursday at 11:30 PM (ET).

Readers and retailers alike can't wait for Stieg Larsson's third (and final?) novel Blomqvist/Salander mystery, THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST, and have begun seeking it out overseas.

The NYT gave us its best crime books of the year earlier in the week.

, the beloved medieval epic by Ken Follett, is currently filming in Hungary for a TV miniseries to air in June 2010. Ridley Scott is directing and Follett has given his blessing to the script.

Cormac McCarthy's typewriter auctioned for a little more than expected...

Acclaimed children's author Jon Scieszka offered up his favorite books for kids this season...