Bookmarks: April 20th

Wow, is it already Friday?! This week has been so jam-packed here at The Savvy Reader (catch up on our new posts here, here, and here); we can’t wait to share the bookish news we’ve come across in this week’s Bookmarks!

1. The Killer Crime Club Was Live on Facebook

Killer Crime Club HCC Live Karin Slaughter Alafair Burke

We can’t get enough of Karin Slaughter (The Good Daughter) and Alafair Burke (The Wife)! This week, these two killer authors visited the HarperCollins Canada offices for a Facebook Live interview with the Killer Crime Club. They talked about their new books, answered fan questions, let us in on their writing strategies, and more. Click here to rewatch the chat on Facebook!

2. Google Launches New Tool ‘Talk to Books’

Google Tool Talk to Books

Okay, this is pretty magical! Lifehacker shared details on Google’s new Talk to Books tool that allows readers to find answers to their questions about certain books. For example, ask Talk To Books “Who are the smartest characters in Harry Potter?” and see what it says! You can read more about this nifty tool here.

3. Shannon Purser is Narrating Becky Albertalli’s Leah on the Offbeat

Shannon Purser Leah on the Offbeat Audiobook Narrator

We’ve been big fans of Shannon Purser since watching her in Stranger Things and Riverdale, so we were sooo excited to find out that she’ll be narrating the Leah on the Offbeat audiobook! Shannon shared the news on Twitter here. Can’t wait to read (or listen) to the book? Epic Reads shared an exclusive sneak peek here.

4. A New HCC First Look Announced

HCC First Look The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy

Swoon! A new HCC First Look has been announced and it’s the perfect spring/summer read! Click here to apply for a chance to be one of the first Canadians to read and review Aimee Molloy‘s The Perfect Mother before it goes on sale — you won’t want to miss out on this one. Learn more about The Perfect Mother here.

We told you this was a busy week, Savvy Readers, and we hope you agree! If you have any bookish news to share, we’d love to hear from you. Make sure to tweet us @SavvyReader or leave us a comment below!


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