Bookmarks: July 31

Happy Friday Savvy Readers! I don’t know about you, but I had a great week! Beautiful weather and I actually made time to read. Here’s what down in the book world this week!

1. Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror & The Light and Colum McCan’s Apeirogon were longlisted for the Booker Prize! 

The leading literary award in the English-speaking world, the Booker Prize has recognized outstanding fiction for over 50 years. It is awarded annually to the best novel of the year written in English and published in the UK or Ireland. Hilary Mantel’s The Mirror & The Light, the explosive finale to her series about Thomas Cromwell was longlisted, alongside Colum McCan‘s Apeirogon, an epic novel rooted in the real-life friendship between two men united by loss. Read more about this story here.

2. Neal Shusterman revealed the cover of his new book Game Changer

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If you’re a fan of Shusterman’s other bestsellers like Challenger Deep, you won’t want to miss this new novel all about the limited ways we see our world—and how a jolt out of the ordinary can upend the universe. Learn more.

3. HarperCollins UK revealed the new paperback cover of Cecelia Ahern’s Postscript!


If you’re a fan of romance novels and you still haven’t picked up the follow-up to Cecelia’s bestselling novel PS, I Love You, now’s your chance to snag this stunning new edition! See the official announcement here.

Well, Savvy Readers, which of these tidbits did you find most interesting? And more importantly, have you read any of the books on the Book Prize’s longlist?! Let me know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader.

Happy reading!

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