Bookmarks: October 27th

Welcome back to Bookmarks, Savvy Readers! We hope you’ve been having a fantastic week so far! Our week has been full of exciting author visits and news… keep reading to recap our favourite bookish news, links, and photos of the week!

1. The Best Book of the Year (According to Indigo)!

The Hate U Give Best of 2017 #1

In case you missed it, Indigo has been counting down their Best Of 2017 list and they unveiled their #1 book this week! The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas has earned the top spot. Check out the rest of the list here (it includes The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill, Hunger by Roxane Gay, and The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld!). Did your favourite book make the list? Share your fave with us in the comments below!

2. Adult Reading Week? Yes Please!

Adult Reading Week Telegraph

Image via: Telegraph

Remember those week-long reading breaks at school? The Telegraph has written an article about why adults “should take an adult reading week.” So, if you’re finding that you’re behind on your 50 Book Pledge goal, consider an adult reading week! Learn more about it here.

3. Spooooooky! 6 Books to Read if You Love Stranger Things

6 Books to Read If You Love Stranger Things

Image via: Time

Stranger Things season two premieres on Netflix today! If you’ve already watched it all or are saving it for later, here is a list of 6 comparable books to read. We’d highly recommend Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark — perfect for Hallowe’en! Do you have a book you’d recommend to Stranger Things fans? Tweet it to us @SavvyReader!

4. Watch: Q&A with the Killer Crime Club

Killer Crime Club Facebook Live

Did you get a chance to watch HarperCollins Canada’s most recent Q&A with the Killer Crime Club? It’s a good one! Crime and thriller writers Rene Denfeld (The Child Finder), Mel McGrath (Give Me the Child), and Gilly Macmillan (Odd Child Out) join Kaiti and answer Facebook fans’ questions. Click here to watch the video.

Alright, Savvy Readers, that’s it for us this week. We hope you enjoyed reading this week’s Bookmarks. As always, don’t forget to let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader!


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One thought on “Bookmarks: October 27th

  1. Loved Beartown by Fredrik Backman. So happy to have been introduced to him through A Man Called Ove. Have since read all of his novels.

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