Bookmarks: April 7th

Hi there, Savvy Readers! I hope you’re having a fantastic Friday so far. If you’re new to Bookmarks, this is where we share our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos of the week. So, what are we waiting for? Let’s get started!

1. Watch: HCC March Madness Champion Announced via Facebook Live

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Another #HCCMarchMadness is complete! Yesterday, our friends at HarperCollins Canada revealed the HCC March Madness winner on Facebook Live. Did you miss it? Click here to see who the new Shelf of Famer is and here to learn more about the book. Did your favourite book win? Who were you voting for?

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Perfect Pairings: Childhood Favourites & What You Should Read Now

Hey, Savvy Readers!

We were feeling nostalgic, and sometimes it’s just wonderful to revisit those old well-loved books on your shelves that made you fall in love with reading in the first place. (We do this on a regular basis). Sometimes it’s nice to read a book with a similar story line because you know you’ll like it. So with this list, we attempted to match your favourite childhood chapter books with some adult fiction to sink your teeth into.

“And so for a time it looked as if all the adventures were coming to an end; but that was not to be.”

– The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

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Bookmarks: March 17th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! I hope you’ve been staying safe and warm this wintry week. As always we’ve been reading for our 50 Book Pledge and writing about our favourite books. And, of course, our Bookmarks posts are here to recap what happened in the bookish world in the past week! Well, you know we love to share happy news, links, and photos, but I’m sorry to inform you that this week we’re starting off with something a bit grim…

1. A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 is Coming!

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More unfortunate events? It’s true! The Baudelaire children will have to suffer a little bit longer as it was announced this week that Netflix has signed up for a second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events. See the announcement here and learn more about the book series here. (Hands up if you’re a *bit* excited about this bad news! Neil Patrick Harris sure is.)

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