Bookmarks: May 25th

It’s Friday! Have you had a great week so far? It’s been very exciting and busy here at The Savvy Reader: we interviewed Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network, here, we talked about books with badass female leads, and we got our hands on Victoria Aveyard‘s War Storm!!! On top of that, we’ve also been collecting all of the big bookish news items from this week that you won’t want to miss. Keep reading to see what happened in the book world this week!

1. The Hate U Give Movie Release Date Announced


We’re not ready!! The Hate U Give has finally received a movie release date and it’s just in time for awards season. This special book, written by Angie Thomas, is one of our favourites and we can’t wait to see it on the big screen. Click here to learn more about the book and here to read more about the movie news!

2. theSkimm Shares Weekend Reading Guide

The Skimm's Summer Weekend Reading Guide

Now that the weather is warmer we can’t wait to read outside all weekend long! Luckily theSkimm has prepared a guide to summer weekend reads here so that we’ll always have reading options. We’re so excited about The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy, That Kind of Mother by Rumaan Alam, and more. Read the full guide here.

3. A Book Vending Machine Is Coming to Toronto

Mystery in a Scottish Library

This is so cool! Starting in June, Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport will be home to a book vending machine featuring Canadian stories. The vending machine can hold 20 titles and will move locations after August 31st. We can’t wait to check it out and see where it goes next! Read more about it here.

4. Decorate Your House With Books the Guilt-Free Way

Guilt Free Book Decor Washington Post

Image via: Washington Post/Lindsey Zern Photography

We’re always looking for ways to spruce up our homes with cool book decorations! This week the Washington Post shared 5 ways to decorate with books without feeling any guilt about it! From making a book arch to something as simple as coffee table books, they’ve really thought about it all. See their tips and tricks here.

Alright, Savvy Readers, that wraps up our exciting week. We can’t wait to share more news with you next Friday! If you have any bookish news to share, don’t forget to leave us a comment or send us a Tweet @SavvyReader.


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