What’s What? Weekly

What's What? Weekly

A Round-Up Of Fun Tid-Bits and Bookish News

YA PrideIt’s Pride Week this week in Toronto! Celebrate Pride by reading some of the great LGBTQ books on the Canadian Children’s Book Centre’s list for kids and teens.

Also, be sure to check out Christa’s blog More Than Just Magic, where all month long she has been featuring LGBTQ books and author interviews for YA Pride.

Buzzfeed has 14 books you should read before their adapted films hit theatres–and quite a few are YA! Which books are you most excited to see on the big screen?

Retreat by Random House is running a Sizzling Summer Readathon! Don’t forget to sign-up for the chance to win great prizes. How many books do you think you can read this summer?

Mark Lowery of The Guardian shares the 10 Most Embarrassing Moments in Children’s Books. I don’t agree with #2 (I have a soft spot for Neville), but the rest are hilarious–especially #9!

The National Post interviewed author Vikki VanSickle about Summer Days, Starry Nights, its female characters, and the emotions of youth.

What fun bookish things have you come across this week? Share your answers in comments.

And to all my fellow Canadians: Have a safe and happy Canada Day weekend!

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