Bookish News: November 20 2019

Happy hump day fellow readers. Only two more days until the weekend!

Today I am coming to you with a few pieces of news from the book world today, all of which are worth looking in to…in my opinion.

Hope you enjoy, and if you have any bookish news of your own, let me know in the comments! I am always looking for new stories to read.


Marco Polo parchment sheds light on last year of his life in Venice.

This was an interesting article because, if you know anything about Marco Polo, he had quite the interesting travels..apparently.


Author hits back after library removes LGBT picture book from shelves

Please please please read this one. This was really eye-opening to me for LGBT representation in books.


The First Page student writing challenge: Enter now!

A writing contest for students in Canada. Great opportunity for students to fine-tune their writing skills with the potential to win a prize! Definitely recommend trying this out, or sending it to a student you know about.

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