This edition of Today in Books is sponsored by Lifelines by Heidi Diehl.
A Sneak Peek At The Harry Potter Lego Sets
Looks like Barnes & Nobles has an exclusive first sale of the upcoming Harry Potter Lego sets and they’ve released two sneak peek videos, including one behind the magic. The sets will officially be on sale July 1st so be ready to be first–these will sell fast!
UK’s Most Prestigious Children’s Books Award
The Carnegie medal–NOT the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction–was just awarded to Elizabeth Acevedo’s The Poet X, making her the first author of color to ever win. For more on the award, its history, and the amazing Acevedo click here.
Amazon’s The Best Books Of The Year So Far
It’s the halfway mark where everyone is putting out Best Of Lists–which, I totally get because with so many great books released in a year we need two lists. And here’s Amazons 20 top picks (all genres) and then, separated below, the best in each genre. Happy to see a bunch of my personal favorites and to have some to add to my TBR!