Bookmarks: February 16th

Happy almost-long weekend, Savvy Readers! If, like me, you’ve been glued to your TV watching the Winter Olympics this past week, you might have fallen a bit behind on your book news. Luckily, we have collected our favourite articles, links, and photos of the week here so we can all stay in the loop. Keep on reading to see what happened went on in the book world.

1. Read the Olympics

Books about Olympics and Olympians

Image via: Bustle Books

Speaking of Olympics, Bustle Books shared “20 Books About The Olympics That Will Give You A Behind-The-Scenes Look At All The Drama” — um, yes please! From figure skater Karen Chen‘s Finding the Edge to gymnast Simone BilesCourage to Soar, there’s something for everyone to love on this list. Read it here.

2. On the Come Up Cover Reveal

Yaaaas! Entertainment Weekly exclusively revealed cover for The Hate U Give author Angie Thomas‘ new book On the Come Up this week! We’ve been waiting patiently for the cover to be revealed and it did not disappoint. Click here to see the cover in high-res and to read EW’s interview with Angie. What do you think, Savvy Readers? Are you as in love with the cover as we are?

3. Giller Prize Jury Announced

Giller Prize 2018 Prize Jury

Image via: Giller Prize

In this week’s prize news, the Giller Prize announced their 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize jury! Over the coming months, the five jurors will be tasked with reading dozens of submissions before the longlist is revealed in September. Read more about the Giller Prize jury here.

4. Favourite Tweet/Picture of the Week:

We love this! Author Erin Entrada Kelly tweeted her reaction to winning the Newbery Medal for Hello, Universe this week.

5. Enter to Win Educated by Tara Westover

Educated Tara Westover Giveaway

If you’re a fan of North of Normal and Wild you won’t want to miss this giveaway! HarperCollins Canada is giving away 8 advanced copies of Educated, a memoir about author Tara Westover‘s unconventional upbringing. Enter to win here.

Alright, Savvy Readers, we hope you’ve enjoyed this week’s Bookmarks! As always, let us know what you thought in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader. See you next time!

Karen

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