Here's something we don't see enough of: a dedicated book blog in a newspaper. Cincinnati's LitChick, Enquirer veteran Sara Pearce, provides some of the most comprehensive coverage of new books available. It's all from the reader's viewpoint, with lots of interesting background details on authors, publishers, and the books themselves. Regional and national.
Sara is currently running a poll as to which character readers think will die in the next (and final) Harry Potter book. Have a look, at:
LitChick: Hmm ... who do you think will die?
Check out some of the other features, too!