Bookmarks: September 25

Happy Friday Savvy Readers! The fall chill is in the air and I’m already breaking out my sweaters and candles for cozy nights in. But fall is also every bookworm’s busiest season, and there’s always something new and exciting happening, so today, I’m recapping three stories you might’ve missed!

1. Karen McBride’s Crow Winter has been shortlisted for the First Nation Communities READ Award! 

Launched in 2003 by the First Nations public library community in Ontario to encourage intergenerational storytelling and increase awareness surrounding First Nation, Metis, and Inuit writing, illustration, and publishing, the winner of the First Nation Communities READ Award will be announced on September 27th! Read more about this story here.

2. Ben Philippe revealed the cover of his next book Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend.

Hailing from Montreal, Ben’s new book is a candid memoir-in-essays, chronicles a lifetime fo being the Black friend in predominantly white spaces. A hilarious and thought-provoking read, Sure, I’ll Be Your Black Friend hits shelves in April and is a conversational take on topics light and heavy and revealing the truths about the need for connection in all of us. See the official cover reveal here.

3. David Walliams announced his next children’s book! 

If your kids are fans of David Walliams, don’t miss his next picture book Little Monsters! On shelves this December, his latest picture book is a monstrously funny story about not fitting in, and finding the best way to stand out! See the official announcement here.

Well, Savvy Readers, tell me which of these tidbits interested you the most! Personally, I can’t wait to read Ben’s new book. Comment down below or tweet us @SavvyReader.

Happy reading,
Marisol

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