Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! Are you getting excited for the holidays? We sure are! We’re also super excited to share this week’s bookish news, links, and photos with you so let’s get started!
1. Earn a New 50 Book Pledge Holiday Badge
Speaking of the holidays, why not celebrate it with a new 50 Book Pledge Christmas Reads badge? Read any (or all!) of the titles here and log it on your 50 Book Pledge “Read” shelf to earn the badge. Have you read any of these amazing books yet?
2. Which Books Did Torontonians Borrow the Most in 2018?
Image via: Toronto Public Library
The end of the year is always a time for reflection. This week, the Toronto Public Library shared the top 10 most borrowed books of 2018 and the results are kind of surprising! Who knew that the Ontario Ministry of Transport’s Driver’s Handbook was the most-borrowed book almost every year?! Click here to read the full list! Were there any books on the list that surprised you?
3. Late Night TV Offers Authors a Chance to Shine
Image via: New York Times/Lloyd Bishop/NBC
A fantastic trend that’s emerged the past few years is the resurgence of literary book coverage on late night TV shows such as Late Night with Seth Meyers and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. As The New York Times recaps, these late night shows have been offering newer, potentially lesser-known authors a chance to shine by having them on as guests. Read the full story here.
4. The HCC Elf’s Last Giveaway Stop is Today!
Have you been following along on all of Colin the #HCCElf’s adventures these past 12 days? Colin’s last giveaway stop is today and it’s a good one! Find out how to enter to win here and don’t forget to enter to win the grand prize while you’re there. Good luck!
Alright, Savvy Readers, this concludes our Bookmarks updates for this year. We hope you enjoyed it! We’re looking forward to bringing you more bookish news and links next year. If you have any bookish news to share with us, don’t forget to tweet us @SavvyReader or leave us a comment below!
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