Bookmarks: March 23rd

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! We hope you didn’t miss Bookmarks too much when we took a week off last week. This just means that we can make up for it with some extra fun news! From exciting tour announcements to movie love, we’ve got it all for you here. Let’s get started!


Victoria Aveyard Canada FrenzyPresents Tour

That’s right!!! Victoria Aveyard, bestselling author of the Red Queen series, will be in Canada to promote the series’ newest book War Storm (out May 15). We’re so excited! Victoria will be visiting Toronto and Vancouver in May. Click here to find out more and here to read more about War Storm!

2. Canada Reads Starts Next WeekCanada Reads Shortlist 2018

Image via: Canada Reads

Have you been reading the Canada Reads shortlist in advance of the debates? (We highly recommend Forgiveness by Mark Sakamoto!) If you’re a bit behind, don’t worry! You still have the weekend to get in as much reading done before Canada Reads starts on Monday March 26th. Learn more about where to tune into the debates here. Who is your pick to win, Savvy Readers?

3. The Lord of the Rings TV Show May Be the Most Expensive TV Show of All Time

Lord of the Rings 500 million Amazon TV Show

Image via: Entertainment Weekly

Soon we’ll have more Lord of the Rings in our lives! Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Amazon’s TV adaptation may be the most expensive TV show in history with a budget of $500 million. Read more about the forthcoming series here.

4. Heartwarming Reactions to Love, Simon

Love Simon I Like Your Boots Gif

We can’t stop raving about Love, Simon and the book it’s based on: Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (our 50 Book Pledge Featured Read this week)! It has been SO heartwarming to see the outpouring of love on social media and from media outlets. Click here, here, and here for some of our favourite reviews and reactions! Also, make sure to check out the #LoveSimon hashtag and tag your tweets with it so everyone can see them!

5. HCC March Madness Round 4 Starts Today!

HCC March Madness 64 Book Giveaway

We’re one week closer to crowning the 2018 HCC March Madness champion! Round four of voting started today and there are some VERY tough choices to be made. You can vote for your picks once an hour and you can enter to win a library of the 64 HCC March Madness contenders once per day! Get in on all the fun here.

Alright, Savvy Readers! We hope you enjoyed this week’s Bookmarks! If you have any news to share with us be sure to tweet it to us on Twitter @SavvyReader or let us know in the comments below!


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