Happy happy Friday, Savvy Readers! I hope you’ve had a splendid, love-filled week this week. I certainly have — so much so that it has spilled over to all the fun bookish news I have to share this week. There’s nothing I don’t love about what we’re about to talk about! So, without further ado, here are the bookish news, links, and photos we loved from this week:
1. Cutest Valentine Ever: Dad’s Bookish Photoshoot
Photo via: People/Josh Rossi
Okay, is this not the cutest? A photographer dad recently created a Beauty and the Beast photoshoot for his daughter. They played dress up and shot some amazing photos! See some of the shots here. If you were to have a bookish photoshoot, which iconic character would you want to be?
Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! Even though it was a short week this week due to the holiday weekend, there was definitely still a lot of fun bookish news. From award lists to movie news to exclusive reveals, this Bookmarks post will keep you updated on all the essential news from the book world. So, keep reading along or “Bookmark” this post to read later!
1. Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist Revealed
Fall has officially started (in my mind, at least). The Giller Prize longlist was announced this Wednesday, and the longlisted books all look incredible. A special congratulations to Emma Donoghue (The Wonder), David Bergen (Stranger), and Kerry Lee Powell (Willem De Kooning’s Paintbrush)! Have you read any of the longlisted books, Savvy Readers? In case you missed the reveal, see the full longlist here.
It’s Friday again, Savvy Readers! How is your week going? In case you missed it, we shared what we’re reading for our 50 Book Pledge on the blog this week. We’ve also been collecting this week’s biggest bookish news, links, and photos so you don’t have to. Simply keep reading or “Bookmark” this post for later!
1. Epic Reads Revealed the Title of Becky Albertalli’s New Book!
If you’ve been following us for a while, you’ll probably know that we’re all huge fans of Becky Albertalli‘s debut novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda – we even wrote a post listing 10 reasons why we love it so much! Well, not only did the paperback edition of this beloved book come out this week, the Epic Reads team also shared some REALLY exciting news. Click here to find out what Becky Albertalli‘s next book will be called! Are you as excited as we are?