Hello, Savvy Readers! It’s Friday the 13th… but don’t worry, we’ve compiled our Top 10 List of Eerie Books to Read to distract you from any superstitions you might have. Need another distraction? This week’s Bookmarks will recap this week’s bookish news all in one handy post. Keep reading or “bookmark” this post for later!
1. HarperCollins Canada Celebrates 50,000 Twitter Followers With a Giveaway
Since 2008, the team at HarperCollins Canada has been sharing bookish news, announcements, and, best of all, chatting with readers from all around the world! This week they reached a major milestone — 50,000 amazing readers are following their tweets — so they’ve announced a big giveaway. Click here to see how you can win 10 of the marketing team’s favourite books. New to Twitter? Don’t forget to follow @HarperCollinsCA and @SavvyReader!
2. CBC Books Reveals Exclusive Book Trailer for Dan Vyleta’s Smoke
As someone who’s interested in anything Victorian, I seriously cannot wait to read Smoke by critically acclaimed author Dan Vyleta! This week, CBC Books revealed an exclusive book trailer for the book and now I’m even more excited. Good thing they also included an excerpt with their reveal. Head on over to CBC Books here to check it all out.
3. A Classic Canadian Novel Turns 40
This year, Eric Wilson‘s Murder on the Canadian turns 40 years old but its look is fresher than ever with an all new edition. To celebrate, HarperClassroom is giving away 5 copies of this quintessential Canadian adventure novel. Click here to enter!
4. Don’t Miss It: Anderson Cooper in Toronto!
CNN news anchor and author Anderson Cooper is coming to Canada! If you’re in Toronto, don’t miss him at Indigo Bay and Bloor this Sunday at 12pm. He will be chatting with Heather Reisman, CEO of Indigo Books and Music, about his newest book The Rainbow Comes and Goes, which was co-written with his mother Gloria Vanderbilt. Find more information about the event here. Have you read The Rainbow Comes and Goes yet? Share your thoughts with us on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below!
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