Bookmarks: August 10th

Savvy Readers, is it too early to think about fall or even next year? It’s been so incredibly hot here in Toronto that we’ve started fantasizing about those cooler months — and the great reading that comes with it (see what we’re looking forward to here!). Do you have any strategies for coping with the heat? Please let us know. But before we get too ahead of ourselves, we have a new edition of Bookmarks for you! Keep reading to see what happened in the book world this week:

1. Roxane Gay Shares Sneak Peel of Her New YA Novel

Yessssss! Ever since Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and more, tweeted that she’s been working on a young adult novel we’ve been so excited to read it. While the book isn’t officially out yet, Roxane shared a peek of the new book in a recent tweet. See it here. We can already tell that we’re going to love this book!

2. A Cloud Shaped Bookstore Opens in China

Xi an Cloud Shaped Bookstore China

Image via: Domus

We want to go to this gorgeous bookstore in China! Located in Xi’an, this cloud-shaped bookstore is sleek, bright, and oh-so inviting. Click here to see more pictures of this beautiful space!

3. Books to Read When You’re Feeling Anxious

Books to Read When Feeling Anxious Bustle

Image via: Bustle/Guille Faingold/Stocksy

Are you anxious, Savvy Readers? We find that books can sometimes help with that. This week, Bustle shared a list of 15 nonfiction and fiction books to pick up if you’re feeling anxious — including First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson. Have any of these books helped you recently?

4. What If It’s Us PANCAKE ART

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Okay, this is AMAZING. Incredible pancake artist Dancakes has created What If It’s Us pancakes based on the cover of Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera‘s upcoming book! They. look. incredible. Watch the creation of the Ben and Arthur pancakes here.

5. It’s Your Last Chance to Get the HCC First Look!


Have you entered to become an HCC First Look reader yet? You could be one of 10 lucky readers to read The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle BEFORE it goes on sale! The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle is a refreshingly unique murder-mystery, in which a man is doomed to repeat the same day again and again. Every day, he wakes up in the body of a different visitor as he must solve the murder of a young woman at an extravagant party.
Click here to enter for a chance to become a First Look reader!

Alright, Savvy Readers! We hope you have an amazing weekend. Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @SavvyReader if you have any book news to share with us!


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