Bookmarks: January 20th

It’s Friday, Friday… which is Bookmarks day! As we do every week, we’ve rounded up our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos all in this handy post. Keep reading now or “Bookmark” this post for later!

1. A Canadian Classic Turns 10


Happy 10th Birthday, The Book of Negroes! Lawrence Hill‘s beloved novel turned 10 this week. Have you read The Book of Negroes or watched the miniseries on CBC? Share your review with us in the comments below or tweet it to us at @SavvyReader!

2. *Spoiler Alert* Buzzfeed Shares “23 Moments in A Series of Unfortunate Events Every Book Lover Will Appreciate”


Image via: Buzzfeed/Netflix

Netflix‘s adaptation of Lemony Snicket‘s A Series of Unfortunate Events came out last week! Have you binged the whole series yet, Savvy Readers? Krystie Lee Yandoli from Buzzfeed has and she’s picked out some amazing bookish moments. Click here to read the list but beware! There may be spoilers if you haven’t watched all of the episodes yet.

3. Tim Raines Will Be Inducted Into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame


Okay, so this isn’t strictly book news, but it’s fun to celebrate sometimes! Baseball great Tim Raines was elected in the MLB Hall of Fame this week. Want to learn more? Be sure to check out his memoir, Rock Solid, when it comes out in April this year!

4. The King’s Cage Book Trailer is Here


Are you eagerly anticipating King’s Cage, the third book in Victoria Aveyard‘s Red Queen series? Good news! The book trailer came out this week and it’s more than we could have hoped for (well, besides having the book in our hands right now!). Watch the trailer here and let us know what you think in the comments below!

5. Get Inspired with these 49 Literary Tattoos


Image via: Pop Sugar

If you’re looking for tattoo inspiration, look no further! Pop Sugar rounded up a list of 49 literary tattoos this week. From book quotes to book stacks, these tattoos are perfect for book lovers. See the full list here. Do you have any literary tattoos?

Happy weeekend, Savvy Readers! Let us know what you’re reading this weekend in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader. We love hearing from you!


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