Hey there, Savvy Readers! It’s Friday again, which means it’s time to kick back after a long week at work, snuggle up at home, and catch up on all the book news from this week! Let’s get started!
1. Vote for the Best Books of the Year in the Goodreads Choice Awards
As we inch closer to the end of the year, we reflect on our favourite books of 2017. Have you been voting in the Goodreads Choice Awards? It’s the final round right now, so make sure you vote for your favourites! Have your choices made it into to the final round? Click here to vote!
2. Angie Thomas reveals the title of her next book
Angie Thomas attended this year’s YALLFest in Charleston, where she spilled the beans about her next book, out next Spring! Angie revealed that the book will be c=alled On the Come Up, and oh my goodness, we are so excited!
For more info, check the book out here!
3. Victoria Aveyard’s War Storm cover revealed
Earlier this week, EW.com revealed the cover for War Storm, the final book in the bestselling Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard! See the cover and read an exclusive interview with Victoria here. And for more information about the book, click here.
4. Authors are reacting to the new Twitter character limit
Authors such as J.K. Rowling, Stephen King, and Neil Gaiman are speaking out about Twitter’s official doubling of its character limit, and guess what – they’re not happy. Many are arguing that the lengthened limit takes away from the original wit and imagination needed to write a shortened tweet. Read more about what authors are saying here. What do you think of the extra characters? Will you use them?
5. National Book Awards
The 2017 National Book Award winners have been announced! We are so pleased to hear that Far from the Tree by Robin Benway is the winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature! Far from the Tree is a deeply moving story about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment. This is contemporary novel is one that definitely deserves a spot on your TBR!
That’s it for this week, Savvy Readers! I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with wonderful books! Have any other book news to share? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader!
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