Bookmarks: October 13th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! We hope you had a great long weekend. Now that our turkey (or tofurkey) hangovers have passed, let’s recap all of our favourite book news, links, and photos of the past week!

1. Love, Simon (aka Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda) Movie Poster Revealed

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We LOVE the movie poster for Love, Simon that was revealed this week! Featuring Nick Robinson as the lovable Simon Spiers, the movie poster is reminiscent of the book cover that the movie is based on: Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. To make things even more perfect, check out the letter Becky wrote to Simon in her Instagram reveal post. So cute!

2. New Literary Room Service Launched in Paris Hotel

Young woman reading book whilst having champagne breakfast at boutique hotel in Italy

Image via: Travel + Leisure

Add this to our literary bucket list! Travel + Leisure reports that a hotel in Paris, Le Pavillon des Lettres, has launched a new type of room service where they hand-select books tailored towards each guest’s tastes. Sounds like a dream! Read more about it here.

3. Learn How Words Are Added to the Dictionary

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Screencap via: Mashable

Ever wonder how words like “emoji” get added to the dictionary? This short and sweet video by Mashable explains the process of looking for new words and the criteria those words must meet to be eligible. Click here to learn more about this fascinating job.

4. The #SavvyReadathon is Back – With a Twist!

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Did you have to skip out on our previous Savvy Readathon? Are you looking forward to getting into the spooky spirit of October? You’re in luck! We’re teaming up with the Killer Crime Club to host a thrilling fall readathon on October 22nd. We can’t wait! Learn more about this fun day of reading here.

Alright, Savvy Readers! That’s it for us this week. Did you come across any book news over the past week? Share your findings with us in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!

Karen

Follow me on Twitter @karenfma

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