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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Bookmarks: December 2nd

Happy December, Savvy Readers! It’s the season of cozy reading and gift giving and I think there’s a lot of great bookish news in this week’s Bookmarks that fit this theme. “Bookmark” this post to come back to later, or simply keep reading now!

1. Colin the HCC Elf is Back!

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Tis the season to welcome Colin the #HCCElf back into our lives! The adorable Colin has returned for 12 days of amazing bookish giveaways. Be sure to check hccelf.ca everyday for a chance to win! We can wait for him to visit the #50BookPledge. Tweet us @SavvyReader if you’re excited!

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Bookmarks: October 21st

Hi fellow Savvy Readers! It’s been very rainy this week here in Toronto — the perfect weather for snuggling up on the couch with a great book. But before you immerse yourself in your next favourite read, be sure to catch up on all the must-see bookish news of the week:

1. Now Trending: #TrumpBookReport 

It seems like no one can escape the US election these days and now the bookish community has joined in on the discussion. On Wednesday night, a Twitter user mentioned that Donald Trump‘s statements sounded like a book report written by someone who hadn’t read their required reading. Bookish Twitter immediately started writing their version of #TrumpBookReports. Click on the photos above to see some of my favourites. Have you written a Trump Book Report? Share them with us in the comments below!

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