Hi, Savvy Readers! We hope you’ve had a great week recovering from the turkey-induced coma from the long weekend. I’ve been munching on salads all week while watching out for the week’s biggest and best book news! In this week’s Bookmarks you’ll find an exclusive excerpt of one of my most anticipated books of next year, the 411 on this week’s awards news, a fun way to find your next read, and a beautiful cover reveal. Let’s get started!
1. Must Read: The Hate U Give Excerpt
Image via: Entertainment Weekly
Mark your calendars, Savvy Readers, because The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is going to be a novel that you’ll want to look out for when it comes out on February 28, 2017. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, The Hate U Give is a timely and important book. But why have me talk about it when you can start reading it now? Read the first 2 chapters exclusively on EW.com here!
2. This Week in Awards News…
Image via: The Toronto Star
Bob Dylan has won the Nobel Prize for Literature! Lauded for his “poetic expressions,” Bob Dylan joins some of literature’s greats such as Canadian Alice Munro. Read The Toronto Star’s coverage of this week’s big award announcement here.
3. Find Your Next Read Using Your Favourite Instagram Filter
Image via: Epic Reads
Okay, so you probably know by now that we’re huge fans of bookstagram. That’s why I was so excited to find my next read using Epic Reads‘ handy post! The team has paired your favourite Instagram filters with books to go with it. So fun! Find your next read here.
4. Revealed: The Cover for Julie Murphy’s New Book!
Last year we all fell in love with Julie Murphy’s Dumplin’ (see us flaunt our Dumplin’ poses here) and we can’t wait to fall in love with Ramona Blue. If this beautiful cover, exclusively revealed by Bustle, is any indication, it’s going to be an absolutely beautiful story. Click here to see the full cover and let us know what you think of it in the comments below!