Bookmarks: March 31st

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! I don’t know about you, but this week seemed to zip by. If you find yourself feeling similarly, don’t worry — I made sure to “Bookmark” our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos of the week so you can catch up all in one place. Keep reading to find out more!
1. The Winner of Canada Reads Is…
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Image via: CBC
After days of intense debate, Canada Reads has crowned its new winner. Congratulations to Fifteen Dogs and its defender Humble the Poet! Have you been watching the debates? What did you think? Read all about Canada Reads 2017 here.

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Bookmarks: March 10th

You’ve made it through the week, Savvy Readers! Happy Friday! There was a lot of celebration this week: an anniversary, a longlist announcement, a day celebrating women (!!), giveaways, and, of course, March Madness round two. With so much bookish news to cover, why wait? Keep reading or “Bookmark” this post for later!

1. HarperCollins Celebrates #HC200

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Woohoo! Our friends at HarperCollins are celebrating their 200th anniversary! To commemorate the event, HarperCollins launched a new website to showcase their history and some of the iconic books they’ve published in the past 200 years. Check it out here. What’s your favourite HarperCollins book?

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Bookmarks: February 3rd

Welcome to another edition of Bookmarks, Savvy Readers! As usual, there has been a lot of great book news this week. Have you been keeping up? We’ve been collecting news stories, links, and photos that caught our eye this week, so continue reading or “Bookmark” this post for later!

1. Canada Reads Shortlist and Champions Announced

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Photo via CBC Books

It’s almost that time again! Canada Reads is an annual battle of the books competition hosted by the CBC. This year’s contenders were announced this week and they all look fantastic. (Time to add them to our 50 Book Pledge and claim the Canada Reads badge!) Have you read last year’s winner, The Illegal by Lawrence Hill, yet?

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