Bookmarks: April 21st

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! We hope you’re having an amazing week so far. It’s been a bit rainy here in Toronto, but we see it as the perfect excuse to cozy up and read. Of course, it’s also a great time to get caught up on your weekly book news! So, keep reading or “Bookmark” this post for later to see what bookish news caught our eye this week.

1. Tips on How to Read A Book a Week


Image via: GQ

50 Book Pledge goal, here we come! This week, GQ shared their strategy on “how to read a whole damn book every week.” Want to learn how? Find out their secret here and see how Savvy Reader Danielle was able to read 5 books in a week here!

2. Lily Collins, Author of Unfiltered, Receives a Sweet Note from Former First Lady

Lily Collins Michelle Obama Letter Unfiltered

We absolutely love this! Former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, wrote a sweet note to actress and author Lily Collins recently. She wrote that she “look[s] forward to sharing [Unfiltered] with [her] daughters” and even used a Wonder Woman stamp to mail the letter! Click here to see Teen Vogue‘s article about it and click here to learn more about Unfiltered.

3. Watch: #HCCLive Featuring the Killer Crime Club

Killer Crime Club Sara Paretsky Jacqueline Winspear HCC Live

If you love crime, mystery, and/or detective novels you won’t want to miss this! The Killer Crime Club has officially formed and our friends at HarperCollins Canada celebrated with an #HCCLive interview with authors Sara Paretsky and Jacqueline Winspear, authors of Fallout and In This Grave Hour. Watch the full interview here.

4. 50 Book Pledge Exclusive: Enter to Win a Copy of Graeme Simsion’s Newest Book

The Best of Adam Sharp 50 Book Pledge Giveaway

Did you hear? Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect, has a new book out! The Best of Adam Sharp is this week’s 50 Book Pledge Featured Read and we’re giving a copy away to two lucky 50 Book Pledge-rs. Click here to enter to win!

Alright, Savvy Readers! We hope you’ve enjoyed this edition of Bookmarks. Don’t forget to share your thoughts with us in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader. Until next time!


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