It was a sloth-like week at ALU headquarters, with humid weather and early copies of fall books coming in, all we wanted to do was sit in a hammock and read. That's probably what we're all doing now as you read this, now that it's the weekend. If that's all that's on your agenda for the next two days, entertain yourselves with some CanLit bookish news and recommendations.
~ If you're better at book nerding than adulting sometimes, Bookriot has collected some great
bookish life hacks to help you out when you're in a spot of trouble
~ "I would like to thank the academy..." Do you read the acknowledgement sections of books? Bustle suggests
7 reads why you should, including reminding you of all the people you would thank if it were your book
What Else We're Reading
ALU Business Manager Barb just got back from her cottage where she read The Dinner: a heavy books at times, but an overall satisfying read. If you've read it and loved it may we suggest
Late Company? Jump on the drama reading bandwagon started by the new Harry Potter book and read this play by award-winning playwright Jordan Tannahill about an intense dinner where two families come together to confront a shared tragic past.
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