Hi and hello :))
I’m having a really good reading year so far! Not only have I already completed my Goodreads Reading Goal of 40 books but I’ve actually really enjoyed most of the books that I’ve read. Quality is just as important as quantity.
🕯️🕯️Manifesting that the year will continue just as good as it’s start 🕯️🕯️.
Since we’re halfway through the year now though I thought I’d take today to look back at what I’ve read and pick out my absolute favourites!
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
I’m pretty sure I’ve now read all of Elizabeth Acevedo’s published books now and I have to say that The Poet X might just be my favourite of the lot. I started this book and was immediately engrossed. It made me feel so many emotions on Xiomara’s behalf: love, anger, frustration, sadness.
Like some of her other works, this is written in verse and having just finished studying a bunch of poetry at Uni at the time, and also having read more verse over the years since picking up my first Acevedo book, I really connected more with the writing.
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