Bookmarks: March 17th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! I hope you’ve been staying safe and warm this wintry week. As always we’ve been reading for our 50 Book Pledge and writing about our favourite books. And, of course, our Bookmarks posts are here to recap what happened in the bookish world in the past week! Well, you know we love to share happy news, links, and photos, but I’m sorry to inform you that this week we’re starting off with something a bit grim…

1. A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2 is Coming!


More unfortunate events? It’s true! The Baudelaire children will have to suffer a little bit longer as it was announced this week that Netflix has signed up for a second season of A Series of Unfortunate Events. See the announcement here and learn more about the book series here. (Hands up if you’re a *bit* excited about this bad news! Neil Patrick Harris sure is.)

2. Fun fact: There Might Be A Reason Why Waldo Is Getting Harder to Find

Where's Waldo Getting Smaller CBC As It Happens

Image via: CBC/Jonathan Ferrey

Are you a fan of the Where’s Waldo books? Are you finding them increasingly difficult? Well don’t blame your eyesight just yet —  the CBC found out this past week that Waldo has actually become smaller throughout the years! Find out more about this fascinating fact — with pictures — here.

3. All Hail the Mighty Glow Cloud! Something New is Brewing in Night Vale

It Devours Welcome to Night Vale Book Announcement

Great news, Welcome to Night Vale fans! In their newest episode, Welcome to Night Vale announced that a new book, It Devours!, is coming out on October 17th, 2017. The book will explore “the intersections of faith and science, the growing relationship between two young people who want desperately to trust each other, and the terrifying, toothy power of the Smiling God.” Preorder it here and learn more about the previous books here.

4. Take Your #Bookstagrams to the Next Level with These Hacks

HarperCollins CA Bookstagram Instagram The Orphan's Tale

If you’re on #Bookstagram, Bustle shared some hacks for readers who are looking for new photo ideas! We love the Instagram book community (check out our Bookstagram roundups!) and these are great tips for budding “bookstagrammers”. Check them out here and follow our friends at HarperCollins Canada here.

We hope you have a great weekend of photo-taking and reading, readers! Share your bookstagrams and book news with us in the comments below, or tweet us @SavvyReader.


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