Bookmarks: June 23rd

Happy summer, everyone! Now that the summer solstice has come and gone I think it’s safe to say that summer reading has officially started. (If you’re looking for summer reading ideas, look no further!) Luckily, even though a new season is here, book news never stops. So keep reading to see what happened in the book world this week!

1. Have You Read the Best Books of 2017 (So Far)?

 

We love lists and nothing is better than a bookish one! Indigo recently shared their picks for the “best books of 2017 so far” which includes The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, Hunger by Roxane Gay, The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill, Everybody’s Son by Thrity Umrigar and more! See the full list here. Have you read any of the titles on the list? Tell us which one was your favourite in the comments below!

2. Watch: Epic Reads’ Guide to The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue Mackenzi Lee Video

We can’t wait! Mackenzi Lee’s The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue is coming out on June 27th and Epic Reads has created an epic video to explain what the story is all about (spoiler: it’s amazing). Don’t believe me? Watch it here and learn more about the book here.

3. Join the Killer Crime Club! (Plus, a New Giveaway!)

Killer Crime Club HarperCollins Canada

Not a part of the Killer Crime Club yet? What are you waiting for? Join the club — and the amazing women writers and their thrilling stories — now and enter to win a set of upcoming killer reads! The winner will receive Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner and Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas.

Favourite Tweet of the Week:

What’s in a name? This week Sophie Hannah (author of Closed Casket and the upcoming Keep Her Safe) took to Twitter to ask readers whether they had any favourite book titles. The result? A thread of intriguing titles that will double your TBR list. Read the whole thread here.

Thanks for joining us, Savvy Readers! Wasn’t this week’s book news fun? We’ll be here again next week to share our favourite bookish links, photos, and tweets. In the meantime, share your thoughts with us on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments!

Karen

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