Bookmarks: July 29th

Boy has this been a busy week, Savvy Readers! This week on the site we shared our thoughts on Daniel Silva‘s The Black Widow (this week’s 50 Book Pledge Featured Read!), listed Top 10 Reasons to read Lucy Holliday‘s A Night In series, and recommended the Best Books to Read in Your Twenty-somthings. PLUS, we had the pleasure of meeting a very special guest. Keep reading to see who we’re talking about and to find out what happened in the book world this week!

1. Matt Haig, author of Reasons to Stay Alive and A Boy Called Christmas, is #HCCLive’s First Guest

HarperCollins Canada Facebook Live with Matt Haig A Boy Called Christmas

It was Christmas in July, aka my dream come true, this week! The HarperCollins Canada board room was transformed into a winter wonderland in honour of bestselling author Matt Haig‘s forthcoming book A Boy Called Christmas, which tells the charming origin story of Father Christmas. If you missed the festivities, don’t fret! The first installment of HCC Live aired on Facebook this week and you can watch the full clip here. Stay tuned for more HCC Live chats!

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The Best Books to Read in Your Twenty-somethings

Good morning, Savvy Readers!

I have some big questions for your brain as it fuels up on coffee. Do you contemplate life a lot? Do you spend a lot of time stressing about what books to read? Do you feel like you need some guidance through your twenties? Well, know that The Savvy Reader is on your side, ready and willing to help you get through those crucial ten years! Here are some of the best books to read in your twenty-somethings, tailored to moods and situations that you’ll probably face at least once.

When you like to reminisce about rocking out:

Hell Bent

Hell Bent for Leather: Confessions of a Heavy Metal Addict by Seb Hunter

If you left your head-banging days in your teen years or if you’re still going hardcore, Seb Hunter’s memoir will take you on a loud musical journey full of reminiscing and life lessons, like how to handle egos, girlfriends and haircuts. If you like your nostalgia with a side of song, this will be a fun read.

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Savvy Savings: July 27th!

As fellow readers, we know what it’s like…


Which is why, when we spot one, we’re going to share Savvy Savings for book lovers on the blog! But firstly, a few things:

  • The prices listed below are for the e-book editions of the books only.
  • Prices listed are set by Canadian e-retailers. Which means, unfortunately, we can only guarantee the discounts in Canada.
  • Prices listed were correct at the time we shared these savings (Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 AM).
  • Prices may change without notice, so please verify the deal is still available before you download your new book!

And don’t forget to check out Bookperk Canada! Subscribe to the newsletter and get exclusive savings on endless great titles!

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