Bookmarks: September 2nd

It’s finally September, Savvy Readers! I’ll admit, I’ve already had my first pumpkin spice latte and it was glorious. But what’s even more glorious than that is the amazing and fun book news I have to share with you this week. Keep reading to get caught up or simply “Bookmark” this post to read later!

1. Peek Inside the Civil War II Issue Featuring Justin Trudeau!

This just in! This week, CBC news shared some excerpts and spoilers from the Civil War II comic book issue with Canadian Prime Minister (and author!) Justin Trudeau on the front cover. Are you going to check out the new issue? Click here to find out what to expect!

2. Fantastic Beasts Are Swooping Onto Your Bookshelves — and Twitter Feeds

Fantastic Beasts Movie Tie-In Books and Colouring Books

This has been a very exciting week for Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter fans! First, Twitter and @FantasticBeasts announced new Twitter stickers to celebrate the upcoming movie. (See my attempt at wizardry here…) Then, the movie tie-in book covers were revealed! The first colouring book, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Magical Characters and Places Coloring Book, came out yesterday. Learn more about it here and see the line up of books here.

3. Save The Date: The Giller Prize Longlist is Coming


To me, the arrival of fall is synonymous with awards season so don’t forget to mark your calendars with all the important dates. (Or check Bookmarks every week and I’ll keep track for all of us!) The first big date is coming next week: on Wednesday September 7th, the Scotiabank Giller Prize Longlist will be announced. Until then, be sure to participate in the #CrazyForCanLit contest for a chance to win a prize! See the rules and guidelines here.

4. Win Our Favourite Upcoming Fall Reads for Nonfiction Fans

Savvy Reader Fall Nonfiction Preview and Giveaway

Last week, we rounded up our highly anticipated fall fiction list; this week, we’re back for more! We shared a preview of some upcoming fall nonfiction titles and boy am I excited about them. Which book are you most excited about Savvy Readers? Read the full list — and find out how to win them all — here.

Alright, Savvy Readers! I’m off to cuddle up, sip my coffee, and read away the long weekend. Don’t forget to let us know what you’re reading this long weekend on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below. See you next week!


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