Bookmarks: October 2

Happy Friday Savvy Readers! The chill is in the air and it’s time to slip out of your summer clothes and into something a little cozier. Now that we’re into October, the fall season is in full gear, and I’ve got some exciting literary tidbits to share!

1. HarperCollins Canada revealed the cover of Phoebe Morgan’s forthcoming thriller, The Wild Girls!

On sale this May, The Wild Girls follows three old friends who reconnect for the weekend of a lifetime in an attempt to put the night that first shattered their relationship behind them. If you’re a fan of thrillers and Phoebe’s previous bestselling books including The Girl Next Door, and The Babysitter, don’t miss this chilling new tale. See the official announcement here.

2. Netflix’s adaptation of The Babysitters Guide to Monster Hunting starts streaming on October 15th! 

Based on the bestselling middle-grade series by the same name, Netflix’s adaptation follows high school freshman Kelly Ferguson who reluctantly agrees to babysit on Halloween and is recruited into a secret society of babysitters who protect kids with special powers from monsters.

3. Iris Tupholme, Senior VP and Executive Publisher at HarperCollins Canada was interviewed by Quill & Quire!

Boasting more Giller Prize nominations than any other publishing house, Iris Tupholme talked to Quill & Quire about two of HarperCollins Canada’s recent critical commercial successes, Thomas King’s Indians on Vacation and Emma Donoghue’s The Pull of the Stars. Both edited by Iris herself, read the full story to learn more about how the team moved swiftly to publish Donoghue’s book, set during the 1918 Great Flu pandemic, 9 months ahead of its original schedule.

Tell me SavvyReaders, which of these stories did you find most interesting? And more importantly, will you be streaming The Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting?! Let me know in the comments below or on Twitter @SavvyReader.

Until next time,
Marisol

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