Savvy Readers, we are already midway through September! How crazy is that?! Time flies so fast! With that said, we made it to the weekend, and we’ve got some amazing bookmarks in store for you.
- Canadian Non-Fiction of the Year
The Writers’ Trust of Canada is hosting the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for non-fiction. They are down to 5 finalists for this year and the winner is to be announced on November 5. There are some amazing non-fiction books. Make sure to check out all the finalists. Which book are you rooting for? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter!
- Canadian Jewish Literary Awards
On September 16th, the Canadian Jewish Literary Awards honored 8 amazing books for 2019. The ceremony will be held on October 27th in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall. Congratulations to all the 8 winners, very well deserved! If you would like to attend the ceremony, you can register here .
- Michael B. Jordan picks up Rena Barron’s Kingdom of Souls Trilogy
Michael B. Jordan has just announced that Warner Bros-based Outlier Society has chosen Kingdom of Souls to be produced into a big-screen adaptation! They will be producing it with Pouya Shahbazian and the screenplay will be written by Misan Sagay. There’s no word whether Michael B. Jordan will be playing a part in it, but one can only hope. Savvy Readers, how excited are you for this?! Because I am! Be sure to check more details here.
What other bookish news have you heard this week? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader. Also, if you are attending Word on the Street this weekend, make sure to send us some pictures of any great books or authors you see! Until next time Savvy Readers…