Bookmarks: April 7th

Hi there, Savvy Readers! I hope you’re having a fantastic Friday so far. If you’re new to Bookmarks, this is where we share our favourite bookish news stories, links, and photos of the week. So, what are we waiting for? Let’s get started!

1. Watch: HCC March Madness Champion Announced via Facebook Live

2017 HCC March Madness Winner Facebook Live Stream

Another #HCCMarchMadness is complete! Yesterday, our friends at HarperCollins Canada revealed the HCC March Madness winner on Facebook Live. Did you miss it? Click here to see who the new Shelf of Famer is and here to learn more about the book. Did your favourite book win? Who were you voting for?

2. Look Away! A Series of Unfortunate Events Renewed for Season Three


Sorry to bring you bad news in this Bookmarks post, Savvy Readers, but this is too terrible not to share! It was reported this week (only three weeks after a season 2 was announced!) that A Series of Unfortunate Events will be coming back for a third season. If you haven’t read the series yet, you still have time to catch up! Find out more about The Bad Beginning here.

3. Amanda Lang Shares Tips on Overcoming Discomfort

Amanda Lang The Beauty of Discomfort Twitter Chat

Are you comfortable with being uncomfortable? Amanda Lang, author of The Power of Why, sets out to find out how we can embrace change and discomfort in her new book The Beauty of Discomfort. To celebrate the book’s release, Amanda visited Twitter Canada HQ to share her thoughts and answer readers’ questions! Watch the Twitter live chat here and learn more about embracing sticky situations in Amanda’s new book The Beauty of Discomfort.

4. A Challenge Inspired Emma Donoghue to Write Her New Middle Grade Novel

In case you missed it, Emma Donoghue is back with a new novel — this time for middle grade readers — called The Lotterys Plus One. During her interview with Q this week, Emma shares what inspired the story and why she didn’t shy away from writing a novel for younger readers. Listen to the full interview here and learn more about The Lotterys Plus One here.

Alright, Savvy Readers! I hope you enjoyed this edition of Bookmarks. As always, please share your thoughts with us on Twitter @SavvyReader or in the comments below. See you next week!


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