Bookmarks: October 16

Happy Friday Savvy Readers! It’s time for this week’s edition of Bookmarks. Here’s what you may have missed in the book world this week!

1. Indigo revealed their Top 10 Books of 2020! 

Featuring the year’s top reads, hand-picked by Indigo’s professional bookworms we always look forward to seeing what books make Indigo’s Top 10 and this year! Highlights from the list include four of our previously featured read including Indians on Vacation by Thomas King, The Guest List by Lucy Foley, The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi, and My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell! See the full list here.

2. DEADLINE announced HBO is adapting Ibi Zoboi’s Pride

One of our favourite retellings of Pride & Prejudice is coming to HBO! Based on Jane Austen’s beloved classic, Pride is a Haitian-Dominican coming of age story that explores young love, teenage angst, and gentrification with just a touch of magical realism. Read more about this story here.

3. Eight HarperCollins Canada titles have been nominated for the 2021 Forest of Reading! 

Canada’s largest recreational reading program, The Forest of Reading is an initiative of the Ontario Library Association to encourage a love of reading in people of all ages! See the full list of nominees here.

4. Enter for your chance to be one of the first five Canadians to read Jennifer Robson’s new book! 

HarperCollins Canada is giving away five advance reading copies of Jennifer Robson‘s upcoming historical fiction novel, Our Darkest Night! Start reading the first chapter today and enter for your chance to read the entire book before anyone else! If you loved The Gown, don’t miss this exciting opportunity. Enter now.

It’s been a busy week in the book world Savvy Readers! Tell us, which of these literary tidbits did you find most exciting?! Comment below or Tweet us @SavvyReader.

Happy reading!
Marisol

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