Bookmarks: April 8th

Hi Savvy Readers! The weekend is right around the corner and I can’t wait to dive into some of my new reads. If you’re looking for something new to read, don’t forget to check out our Savvy Savings post where you can find 3 of our favourite e-books for under $5 in Canada! If you’re hoping to catch up with this week’s best news, photos, and links, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading to get this week’s fix of bookish news or “Bookmark” this post for later.

1. Lullabies for Little Criminals Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Can you believe it’s been 10 years since we were introduced to Baby from Lullabies for Little Criminals by Heather O’Neill? This year, to celebrate the 2007 Canada Reads winner’s anniversary, HarperCollins has designed a gorgeous new special edition cover featuring a colour just as striking as O’Neill’s prose. Have you read Lullabies for Little Criminals yet? If not, here are 10 reasons why you should.

2. Ten Drool-Worthy Bookstagram Accounts

Ernest Hedgingway Bookstagram Popular Book Instagram

Source: @ernest_hedgingway

Back in November, we professed our love for “bookstagram” — the bookish community on Instagram — and our feelings have not wavered since! That’s why we were so excited when we came across Read it Forward‘s amazing list this week filled with beautiful bookish Instagram accounts for our viewing pleasure. Click here and get ready to fall in love (and maybe add a few new books to your To Read Shelf).

3. New #HCCFirstLook: Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg

Foxlowe Eleanor Wasserberg HCC First Look Advanced Copies

If you missed the last HCC First Look pick, here’s your chance! This month #HCCFirstLook is giving away 10 copies of Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg, an unsettling book about a girl who grows up in a cult, to 10 keen Canadian readers. Click here to enter to win an exclusive first look – we can’t wait for you to read this!

4. HCC March Madness Has Crowned Its Winner!

Charlotte's Web EB White HCC March Madness Winner

Last but not least, we wanted to congratulate Charlotte’s Web for joining the HCC March Madness Shelf of Fame! After 6 weeks of voting, readers have chosen E.B. White‘s beloved classic to be this year’s champion. Was Charlotte’s Web your pick to win?

Share your thoughts on this year’s winner with us on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below!


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