Hey there Savvy Readers! We hope you’re enjoying your long weekend. This extra day off means so much more time for reading. But of course, lots happened in the book world this week, so take a moment out of your busy Friday to catch up!
1. Forgiveness wins Canada Reads 2018!
Canada Reads has chosen a new winner: Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto. A big congratulations to Mark and to Jeanne Beker, who defended the book in the competition! Click here to read more about Canada Reads and here to learn more about the winning book. What did you think of this year’s competition? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!
2. Read an excerpt of Alice Isn’t Dead
Earlier this week, Entertainment Weekly revealed the new cover for Alice Isn’t Dead, the latest book from Joseph Fink, the bestselling co-author and creator of Welcome to Night Vale. Based on the wildly popular podcast of the same name, Alice Isn’t Dead is the the story of a truck driver searching across America for the wife she had long assumed to be dead. You can read an exclusive excerpt here and find out more about the book here!
3. Director for The Woman in the Window adaptation announced
A. J. Finn‘s The Woman in the Window is one of the biggest books of 2018, and it shows no signs of slowing down after being on the bestseller list for 3 months in a row! And this week, it was announced that acclaimed director Joe Wright will direct the movie adaptation! Wright has directed films like “Darkest Hour,” “Pride & Prejudice,” and “Atonement,” and we can’t wait to see what he does with The Woman in the Window! Read more here.
4. Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera reveal the cover for What If It’s Us?
In case you haven’t heard, two of our fave YA authors Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera have teamed up to bring us the most incredible new novel, What If It’s Us? Though the book isn’t out until October, we are SO excited to see such a beautiful cover! The two authors sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss the new book and you can read their interview here!
Well Savvy Readers, that’s it for this week! What do you think of these newsworthy stories? Let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!
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