Bookmarks: May 5th

Guess what, Savvy Readers? It’s time for another edition of Bookmarks! (Cue excited noises here.) As always, we’re here to round up the week’s bookish news, links, and photos. So let’s go!

1. This Twitter Account is Dedicated to the Oxford Comma

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Alright, Savvy Readers, I’ll admit I’m a little late to this but it’s too good not to share! There is a whole Twitter account dedicated to finding out whether celebrities and authors use the Oxford comma. How awesome and nerdy is that? Check out @CelebrityOxford and read a write-up of it here.

2. Cover Reveal: Strange Weather by Joe Hill

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If you love Joe Hill (or chilling stories), you’ll want to keep your eye out for Strange Weather! Even though the book doesn’t come out until October, Entertainment Weekly shared an exclusive excerpt AND the beautiful cover (!!). See both here. What do you think, Savvy Readers? Are you excited? Do you love the cover?

3. Can You Help? Ways to Find Your Next Read

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You know the situation all too well: you just finished an amazing book. You’re happy dancing because it means you get to choose your next book! But… you have too many books to choose from. What to do? Book Rioter Dana faced the same problem and is asking for suggestions on how to choose her next read! Plus, she shares methods she’s tried in the past. Click here to read what they are. And, if you need any book recommendations, check out what we’re reading this month here!

4. Join the Savvy Reader Readathon!!

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That’s right, we’re hosting a #SavvyReadathon, Savvy Readers! We’re dedicating 12 hours to doing what we love best: reading. Join us on May 13th and share your reading progress with us using #SavvyReadathon on Twitter! Learn more about the event (and sign up!) here.

5. Enter to Win This is Just My Face by Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe This is Just My Face Giveaway Canada Savvy Reader

As you know, we love ending Bookmarks with a giveaway! Well this one is a good one. Gabourey Sidibe’s new memoir, This is Just My Face (Try Not to Stare) is full of personality and heart. (Learn more here!) Follow us on Twitter and retweet this tweet to enter to win one of two copies!

Alright, Savvy Readers, we hope you have the most wonderful weekend. Don’t forget to share your thoughts on this week’s news with us in the comments below or Twitter @SavvyReader.

Karen

Follow me on Twitter @karenfma

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