Bookmarks: June 15th

Hi there, Savvy Readers! Happy Friday! Are you ready to get caught up on this week’s bookish news? Well get settled because it’s an exciting one. Let’s get started!

1. Meet Three Superstar Authors in Toronto!

HarperCollins Author Meet and Greet June

Toronto fans, mark your calendars! Three amazing authors — Karma Brown (The Life Lucy Knew), Tish Cohen (Little Green), and Uzma Jalaluddin (Ayesha At Last) — will be visiting the *new* HarperCollins Canada offices on June 21st and they want to meet YOU! Hear them talk about their new books (trust me, they’re fantastic) and get a chance to get your books signed. RSVP by following the instructions in the graphic above!

2. HarperCollins Announces Acquisition of Jael Richardson’s Debut

We’re so excited about this news! HarperCollins Canada has announced that they will be publishing Jael Richardson‘s debut novel, Gutter Child, in 2020. When the news broke, an influx of congratulatory messages were shared (see here and here!). Read Jael’s announcement here.

3. Bustle Shares List of Books Set in Bookshops

Books Set in Bookshops

Image via: Bustle

There’s nothing we enjoy more than a book set in a bookshop! If you’re craving a new read with a bookish setting, check out Bustle‘s list here (it includes some of our faves like Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan)! And, if you’ve already read all of the books on their list, why not check out The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson?

4. Giveaway: Win a New YA Fantasy Series!

Giveaway The Black Witch The Iron Flower HCC Frenzy

Image via: HCC Frenzy Instagram

Just in time for the upcoming long weekend, Canada! HCC Frenzy is hosting a giveaway on their Instagram for YA and fantasy readers. They’re giving away a copy of Laurie Forest‘s The Black Witch as well as an advanced copy of its sequel The Iron Flower! Click here to enter to win!

Alright, Savvy Readers, we hope you’ve enjoyed this edition of Bookmarks! As always, if you have any news to share, tweet it to us @SavvyReader or leave us a comment below.


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