Bookmarks: June 9

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! You know what time it is: Bookmarks time! This is where we catch up on this week’s exciting bookish news, links, and photos. So, let’s get started!

1. New York Public Library Announces “Subway Library”

Subway Library New York Public Library Free Ebooks

Image via: New York Public Library

Okay, this is amazing! The New York Public Library announced today that a new Subway Library will “provide subway riders in New York City with free access to hundreds of e-books, excerpts, and short stories—all ready to read on the train.” To celebrate the initiative, there will also be library-themed subway cars running. Click here to see what it looks like and to learn more about this amazing idea!

2. To Kill a Mockingbird Will Be Published as a Graphic Novel


Harper Lee‘s timeless To Kill a Mockingbird will soon be published in graphic novel format! The timeless classic will be illustrated by Fred Fordham and is scheduled to come out in November 2018. Read more about it here!

3. New Dr. Seuss Museum Opens in Springfield, Massachusetts

Dr Seuss Museum Springfield Massachusetts

Image via: CBC/Steven Senne

Oh, to the museum we go! A stunning new Dr. Seuss museum has opened up in Massachusetts and it looks like a ton of fun. The museum features iconic Dr. Seuss works and — my favourite part — climbable statues. Read more about this amazing museum here.

4.Win a Copy of a Century-Old Love Story by J.R.R. Tolkien!

Beren and Luthien Giveaway J R R Tolkien Silmarillion

As a Savvy Reader, you know that participating in the 50 Book Pledge has its perks: you get to join a community of readers, work on your reading goals, and — oh! — enter exclusive giveaways. This week, 50 Book Pledge is giving away two copies of J.R.R Tolkien‘s epic love story Beren and Lúthien. Full of beautiful prose, an epic love story, and incredible illustrations, you won’t want to miss it. Click here to enter to win!

Favourite photo of the week:

Illustrator Chris Riddell has been tweeting his illustrations to Matt Haig‘s How to Stop Time (out in Canada in February 2018!) and they look amazing! Perhaps this will be made into a graphic novel as well…? Here’s hoping!

Well, that’s it for me, Savvy Readers! I hope you enjoy your upcoming weekend. Don’t forget to share any bookish news you may have with us in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!


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