Bookmarks: September 11

There’s been a chill in the air this week here in Ontario, which means autumn is RIGHT around the corner. Actually, you know what… given all the new releases that have hit shelves over the last two weeks, I think fall might actually be here already! This week was quite busy, so here’s what you might’ve missed! 

1. The Scotiabank Giller Prize announced its longlist, and it’s a doozy! 

It isn’t Fall in publishing until the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist is announced, and we’re SO happy to report that four of our favourite reads of the year have made the cut! Along with 8 other titles, we were so excited to see The Pull of the StarsFive Little IndiansIndians on Vacation, and The Glass Hotel crack the longlist. Check out the full list of nominees here!

2. EW just revealed the cover of Becky Albertalli’s new book and it is STUNNING!

Becky Albertalli, the beloved author of Simon vs. the Homosapiens’ Agenda, is back with a brand new novel, Kate in Waiting, this April! A heartfelt new novel about daring to step out of the shadows and into the spotlight, EW just revealed the cover for Kate in Waiting yesterday and we can’t get over how gorgeous it is! Check out the cover reveal – and read an exclusive excerpt! – here.

3. #HCCFanChoice is back! Have your say today! 

#HCCFanChoice, the seasonal feature from our friends at HarperCollins Canada, is officially back, and they want you to choose THE book of Summer 2020! Which books have your vote, Savvy Readers? Head on over to the HarperCollins Canada Facebook Page to vote now, and be sure to keep an eye out for the giveaway they’ll be running!

That’s all we’ve got for you this week, Savvy Readers. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader!

Happy reading,


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