Bookmarks: July 28th

Another week has gone by, Savvy Readers, which means there’s another week’s worth of bookish news to report! From a major longlist announcement to bookish accessories and — of course — a killer giveaway, this week was filled with fun news, links, and photos. Keep reading to get caught up!

1. Man Booker Prize Longlist Revealed

Man Booker Prize Longlist Reservoir 13 History of Wolves

Image via: Man Booker Prize

It’s begun, Savvy Readers! As you know, Fall is a busy time for book prizes and the Man Booker Prize has kicked everything off with their reveal of the “Man Booker Dozen” — or, in other words, longlist — this week. We’re thrilled to see some of our favourites on the list, including Reservoir 13 by Jon McGregor and History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund! Which book(s) are you cheering for? See the full list here.

2. Did You Know…?


Image via: Book Riot

What do Jenny Carroll, Katie Finn, and J. Nelle Patrick have in common? They’re all a pseudonyms! Book Riot did some research and shared a list of known author aliases on their site this week. Check them out here.

3. Enamel Pins Every Bookworm Needs


Image via: Bustle/Etsy

Okay, while “need” is a very strong word, I challenge you to not fall in love with these beautiful bookish pins! Ranging from general bookishness to dedicated fandom pins, these accessories will keep you fashion-forward and representing your favourite books all year round. See them all here!

4. A Giveaway That Can’t Be “Beat(s)”

The Good Daughter Karin Slaughter Beats by Dre Headphones Giveaway

In my opinion, puns and giveaways are the best way to end another fun Bookmarks post! This giveaway will thrill Killer Crime Club members: not only is Karin Slaughter‘s highly anticipated psychological suspense novel The Good Daughter up for grabs, winners will also win a pair of Beats Solo 2 headphones! Click here to enter.

Thanks for joining us this week, Savvy Readers! We hope you had a fun time. If you have any bookish news to share with us, don’t forget to let us know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!


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