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

2017 HCC March Madness Winner Facebook Live Stream

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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February is Black History Month: Themed Books You Need To Read Right Now

Hey Savvy Readers!

In honour of the #BlackLivesMatter movement and being that February is Black History Month, we’re bringing you a wide range of amazing books by some pretty amazing and diverse authors! Here at the Savvy Reader we always find it important to expand your horizons and encourage you to read something new, so we’ve created a list of books everyone should pick up when they’re in the market for a new read.


These novels will take you to uncomfortable places and shake boundaries. They say something that matters and they’re voices need to be heard. Diversity in all aspects of life is important, even in the world of books!

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If You Liked The Book Of Negroes, Try…


If you liked The Book Of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, then try Steal Away Home by Karolyn Smardz Frost.

Here’s why…

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