Bookmarks: December 16th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! Welcome to the last edition of Bookmarks for the year. It’s been a fantastic year talking about bookish news with you all and I can’t wait to start up again next year. But, let’s not get ahead of ourselves — there’s a lot of bookish news to fill you in on!

1. Win One of Ten Copies of A Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events #1!)


The holidays is a time for giving (and binge-reading), so why not start this post with a giveaway? In case you missed it, we’re giving away ten copies of The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket, which is the first book in the A Series of Unfortunate Events series. If you are planning to watch the show on Netflix, you’ll definitely want to enter for a chance to read the book first! Enter here.

2. Things to Look Forward To: “Heather O’Neill At The Height of Her Literary Powers”


Photo via The Walrus/Guillaume Simoneau

Can’t wait till Heather O’Neill‘s upcoming book The Lonely Hearts Hotel? Well, according to The Walrus, it’s worth the wait. Click here to read the article and here to learn more about The Lonely Hearts Hotel.

3. The Hidden Figures Cast Joins Michelle Obama at the White House for a Private Screening


Image via: Entertainment Weekly

As if we needed a reason to love First Lady Michelle Obama and the cast of Hidden Figures more, they recently got together for a private screening of the upcoming movie. Afterwards, they discussed women’s education and STEM! See EW’s recap here.

4. Start Reading Now: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


I’m sure, as a Savvy Reader, that The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is already on your radar for next February, but in case you need convincing, the first three chapters of this amazing book is now available to read on Epic Reads! Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, The Hate U Give is a timely and important book. Start reading now!

Alrighty, Savvy Readers, I’m signing off for the year. I wish you all a happy holiday season filled with great company, treats, and, of course, books! Be sure to let us know what you’re planning on reading over the holidays in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader.

See you next year,

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