Bookmarks: June 19

Happy Friday Savvy Readers! Another week has come and gone and that means it’s time for your latest edition of bookmarks! Here’s what happened this week.

1. HarperCollins UK revealed the cover of the new illustrated edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Unfinished Tales!


The first-ever illustrated edition of this collection of tales, edited by J.R.R. Tolkien’s late son, takes readers further into the stories told in The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion, featuring 18 full-colour paintings depicting scenes from the First, Second and Third Ages of Middle-earth from acclaimed Tolkien artists! See the announcement on Twitter here.

2. The One and Only Ivan is headed to Disney+!

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Deadline has announced that movie adaptation for The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate will be released on the Disney+ streaming service on August 21! The film, which features the voices of Angelina Jolie, Sam Rockwell, Bryan Cranston, and Danny DeVito, was originally scheduled to hit theatres on August 14. Read more about this story here.

3. Mandy Robotham’s third book was announced!


On Wednesday, the cover for Mandy Robotham‘s third novel, The Berlin Girl, was revealed on Twitter! This cover reveal comes on the heels of the release of her follow-up to The German MidwifeThe Secret Messenger, which hit shelves this Monday! We can’t wait to get our hands on this one. Check out the official reveal here.

Well Savvy Readers, that’s all I have for you this week! Which of these literary tidbits did you find most fascinating? Tell me in the comment down below or tweet us @SavvyReader.

Happy reading!

One thought on “Bookmarks: June 19

  1. Busy trying to get The Secret Messenger and The One and Only Bob before diving into the next two.I can not wait. I am looking forward to these new releases.

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