Bookmarks: February 9

Hi Savvy Readers! Happy Friday to you all! We’ve got another new edition of Bookmarks for you, filled with the latest bookish news, links, and photos! Read on to get caught up on what you missed this week:

1. Oprah’s New Club Pick

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Oprah Winfrey had a big announcement this week! She revealed her latest Oprah’s Book Club pick: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones.

An American Marriage is a stirring love story, and an intimate look into the souls of three people who must reckon with the past while moving forward into the future. Read more about Oprah’s pick here!

2. #AngieThomasAppreciationDay

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This week, The Hate U Give author Angie Thomas was overwhelmed with support on Twitter with the hashtag #AngieThomasAppreciationDay. The hashtag began after it was revealed that actor Kian Lawley will be recast in the upcoming adaptation of The Hate U Give after he was filmed using racial slurs. Fans of the book showed their support for Angie:

Angie tweeted her gratitude, and it is how all of us feel:

If you haven’t read the bestselling novel yet, read more here!

3. Library Borrowing Records of Famous Readers

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Ever wanted to know your favourite author’s reading preferences? Well this library in New York can provide you with that information! The New York Society Library archives allow you to see the borrowing histories of its past readers. Now you can follow in the footsteps of the greats, like Road Dahl and even Alexander Hamilton, and read the same books! Even the borrowing cards look like art! Check out more here.

 4. A *Killer* KCC Giveaway!

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Have you joined the Killer Crime Club yet? It’s the best of crime fiction, thrillers, and mystery, from some incredible female writers. There’s a giveaway on now for a Killer Crime Club pack filled with some killer reads! Enter to win a prize including The Wife by Alafair Burke, If You Knew Her by Emily Elgar, and In a Cottage In a Wood by Cass Green!

And that’s all for this week, Savvy Readers! If you have any book news to share with us, let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!

As always, happy reading,

Kelsey

Follow me on Twitter @iamkelseyknight

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