Another week of social distancing has come and gone, Savvy Readers, and we’re pretty sure we could all use some good news. Without further ado, here’s some fun book-related news to lift your spirits!
1. Hilary Mantel has been nominated for the Women’s Prize in Fiction!
In news that should come as a surprise to no one, the incredibly talented Hilary Mantel has been nominated for the Women’s Prize for Fiction for her work on The Mirror & the Light, her mindblowingly excellent conclusion to her Thomas Cromwell series! To learn more about the awards and see the rest of the nominees, click here!
2. The One and Only Bob has a trailer!
If you, like us, can’t get enough of Katherine Applegate‘s incredible novel The One and Only Ivan, then you are in for a treat, because its sequel, The One and Only Bob, hits shelves May 5th! In advance of its release, check out the trailer above!
3. Thank you, essential workers
To say thank you for all of the hard work each and every frontline worker is doing to keep us safe and comfortable through this pandemic, HarperCollins Canada is gifting $100 worth of books each week to frontline workers in Canada. To learn more, simply check them out on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram!
4. Becky Albertalli is back!
YA fans, rejoice! Becky Albertalli just announced the title of her long-awaited new novel, Katie In Waiting, during an Instagram Live with Epic Reads! Want to check out the official announcement for yourself? Check it out on their Instagram story here!
That’s all we’ve got for you so far these week, Savvy Readers! Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader!