Bookmarks (Canada Day Edition!): July 1st

Happy Canada Day, Savvy Readers! We have a long weekend of reading ahead of us, but first let’s get caught up on the news, links, and photos that caught our eye this week. Heading out to celebrate Canada Day? Simply “Bookmark” this post and catch up later!

1. #ReadTheNorth This Canada Day

Read The North Why I Love Canada Canada Day Can Lit

This wouldn’t be a Canada Day edition of Bookmarks without some Can Lit! This week, Chapters Indigo spread the Can Lit love with a #ReadTheNorth campaign where they encouraged readers and authors to share their favourite Canadian reads on Twitter (all whilst wearing beautiful Read the North t-shirts!). Click here to be reminded why Canadian books and readers are the best. Do you have a favourite Can Lit book? Let us know on @SavvyReader or in the comments below!

2. Barnes and Noble to Serve Alcohol

Barnes and Noble Bookstores to Serve Alcohol

(Photo via

Fun news, American Savvy Readers! Last Friday, CNN Money reported that Barnes & Noble bookstores are planning to serve alcohol in-store. The chain bookstore will be testing this concept with four new stores. Who knows? Maybe book buying and drinking will become the norm. Click here to read CNN Money‘s article!

3. King’s Cage Cover Reveal (!!!)

Red Queen Series Book Title Reveal HarperTeen

Last week, Epic Reads revealed the title of Victoria Aveyard‘s new book: the third installment in her bestselling Red Queen series. This week, Buzzfeed Books exclusively revealed the cover. See what the final cover looks like here! What do you think? Let us know in the comments below!

4. A New #HCCFirstLook Has Been Announced

HCC First Look Book Every Hidden Thing Kenneth Oppel

We love hearing your advanced thoughts on upcoming books! That’s why we’re so excited
that a new First Look book has been announced. This round, 10 lucky readers will be
chosen to read Kenneth Oppel‘s Every Hidden Thing before it goes on sale in September. Every Hidden Thing is a cross between Indiana Jones and Romeo and Juliet, and we can’t wait to hear what you think of it! Click here for a chance to participate and here to see what
readers thought of Foxlowe by Eleanor Wasserberg!

Alright, Savvy Readers. I’m signing off for now as I’m off to go read in the sun. I hope you have the best long weekend. Don’t forget to let us know what you’re reading this week on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below!


Follow me on Twitter @karenfma

Posted by

Graduated English Major, book lover, tea drinker.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.