50 Book Pledge Featured Read: The Lonely Hearts Hotel

Did you know that today is the 145th anniversary of the opening of the Metropolitan Museum of Art?  Fitting, if I may say so, considering this week’s Featured Read is a beautiful novel all about art! 389 pages and I was captivated by every single one of them. The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill is not […]

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Bookmarks: June 24th

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! It has been an exciting week on the site: first, we shared our Top 10 Reasons to Read The Radleys (Hint: if you’re looking to fill a True Blood or The Vampire Diaries void, you should read it!); then, we shared our Savvy Savings of the week here. Of course, we’ve […]

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Top Ten Reasons to Read Lullabies for Little Criminals

Lullabies for Little Criminals tells the story of Baby, a 13-year-old girl who is caught between childhood and the strange pulls and temptations of the adult world. Her mother is dead; her father, Jules, is scarcely more than a child himself and is always on the lookout for his next score. But still, she takes […]

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The 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Winner Is…

Happy Friday, Savvy Readers! In case you missed it, the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize winner was announced this week (and in case you missed all of it, here are the longlist and shortlist announcements!). On Tuesday evening, publishing professionals and avid readers gathered to watch the announcement at the Giller Light Bash, which is an annual fundraising […]

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