Uh oh, Savvy Readers… It’s Friday the 13th! Big yikes. But, thankfully for us, it’s not all bad today, because we’re back with another edition of Bookmarks! Here’s some of the news you might have missed.
1. Voting is officially open for the Goodreads semi-finals!
Have you voted for your favourite books in this year’s Goodreads Choice Awards yet? Every year Goodreads users vote for the best books of the year in the only major book awards decided by readers. Have your say! The semi-finals close in just two days, so make sure you vote early to ensure your favourites make it to the final round! Vote now.
2. Collins Dictionary has announced its Word of the Year!
To the surprise of, well, probably no one, Collins Dictionary announced that their word of the year was lockdown! Hmm, I wonder what global event could have inspired that choice… Learn more about the word, why it was picked, and the program here!
3. Calling all Tolkien fans! There’s a new cover for The Silmarillion!
Earlier this week, it was officially announced that there is a brand new, fully-illustrated edition of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion coming our way in March 2021, and we just can’t get over how stunning that cover is! Read all about the announcement here.
There you have it, Savvy Readers – a week in review! What books are you diving into this weekend? Let us know in the comments or on Twitter @SavvyReader!