Bookmarks: February 5th

Happy February, Savvy Readers! What are you all reading this month? After an incredibly successful January (the 50 Book Pledge community has already completed 10% of our yearly goal!), we at The Savvy Reader are kicking off our February with these great reads. To keep the community’s great momentum going, check out our new giveaway for all of our January 50 Book Pledge Featured Reads here!

As for news in the book world, this week was an incredibly busy and exciting one. Keep reading to get your weekly dose of bookish news, links, and photos or “Bookmark” this post for later!

1. Wab Kinew To Run For NDP; Canada Reads Looking for New Host

Canada Reads 2016

(Photo via CBC Media Centre)

This Tuesday, news broke that Wab Kinew will be running for the NDP in the April provincial election. Kinew is the current host of Canada Reads, and CBC Books has announced that they are searching for a new host. Read more about Wab Kinew’s move to politics here. Who do you think should be the new host of Canada Reads?

2. 50 Book Pledge Announces a New Badge! #MeetFrank

Julia Claiborne Johnson

Did you love our Jennifer Robson author badge? Now, by reading Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson and adding it to your 50 Book Pledge Read Shelf, you can earn the #MeetFrank badge! Click here to read why we love Be Frank With Me (and the cover) so much and add it to your To Read shelf here.

3. Cover Reveal: Kenneth Oppel’s Every Hidden Thing

Can Lit, YA Lit, Young Adult

This week, our friends at HCC Frenzy revealed the cover for Kenneth Oppel’s upcoming book Every Hidden Thing! Described as Romeo and Juliet meets Indiana Jones, this book is not to be missed this fall. See the full cover with more information here. What do you think of the cover, Savvy Readers?

4. Sloane Crosley’sThe Clasp Optioned for Film by Universal

Remember this book trailer for Sloane Crosley‘s The Clasp? Well, we might be getting a movie trailer soon! The Hollywood Reporter exclusively announced that The Clasp has been optioned for film by Universal, with Crosley slated to adapt the novel herself. We can’t wait to see this mad-cap adventure unfold on screen. Read more from The Hollywood Reporter here.

5. Only Two Days Left to Enter To Win a Glass Sword Prize Pack from HCC Frenzy!

Victoria Aveyard, ARC, giveaway

Are you as excited about Glass Sword, the highly anticipated sequel to Red Queen, as we are? Then don’t forget to enter to win an awesome prize pack from HCC Frenzy! The prize pack includes a copy of Red Queen, a glass-cased advanced reading copy of Glass Sword, a copy of Cruel Crown, and two foam swords. Click here to enter the giveaway!

Do you have any fun news and links to share with us, Savvy Readers? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader!


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