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Books by Black Authors // Recommendations

Hello 🙂 I am here today with some recommendations of books written by black authors.

I use the term “recommendations” loosely for the simple fact that the books I’m about to talk about are pretty popular meaning you’ve either probably read them already or have at least heard about them.

Black Life Matters protests are still happening all over the world and even if you can’t be on the front lines marching there’s still so many ways you can help such as:

  • Signing petitions such as those listed HERE 
  • Donating HERE if you’re able.
  • And if you can’t donate you can watch videos where all the ad revenue is donated to various charities and organizations HERE.

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Books I’ve read & loved:

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Top 5 Books I Read in Winter

The sun has been shining so bright today and it officially feels like spring … also I ate a whole Easter egg yesterday. Definitely spring time!

I read a ton of books in Winter and I decided to follow the trend of listing my top 5 favourites from the past season.

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February Wrap Up

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Time is fleeting, the end of term is fast approaching and I am panicking 😀 

Happy not February! Honestly it’s a miracle I didn’t die this past month. I ate 2 month out of date food, went alone to meet distant relatives when I didn’t even know what they looked like and flew to England all by myself.

I also watched and completed The Umbrella Academy, and I’m still recovering. In-between all of that though I managed to read a whole lot.

I completed 8 books and DNF-ed 1. I also did really well at following my TBR! Continue reading “February Wrap Up”

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Winter Bookish Bingo

Hello and happy not winter!

Last autumn I took part in the Fall Bookish Bingo and had so much fun that I decided to do it again. These seasonal bingos are hosted by Pretty Deadly Reviews if you want to participate.

I did really well over the past three months and I only failed on Three challenges!

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Independent Ladies // Top 5 Wednesday

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Hello and Happy Wednesday!

This weeks topic is Independent Ladies. The description for this topic was “Favorite leading ladies who aren’t distracted from getting shit done by their love interest” and I love that.

All weekly topics can be found HERE.

1- Sara Lance – Legends of Tomorrow

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February TBR

I know everyone says this, every single month but seriously, how is it February!

I had a great reading month in January and I’m hoping I can continue that on this month, even with my trip to England at the end of the month.

I actually have a TBR for February, something that never happens because I never stick to them but I’m being organised for the first time in my life and I have a list of four books I want to read:

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January Wrap Up.

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It’s been a month and it’s been a good ‘un! 

Hello and happy Not January! We’re 1/12 of the way through the year already and I’ve already read 20% of my reading goal! My goal for this year was 60 books and in this past month I’ve read 12!

I was not expecting that but I’m very happy with myself and how this year has started off.

The first two books I completed this month were Lord of Shadows and also Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Claire. So yep, my year started off full of pain and heartbreak but god did I have a good time reading these and completing the trilogy. I absolutely flew through them. I did a whole review on The Dark Artifices trilogy and then I did a really long post with all my thoughts and feeling on Queen of Air and Darkness.   

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The Top of my Netgalley TBR

Hello people and welcome back to my blog 🙂

Today I am naming and shaming … myself.

Netgalley is a holy sight of amazingness allowing book lovers and reviewers early access to upcoming releases and I use it often. I’ve been using the site for about two years now. At the start I was doing really well at keeping up with what I requested but then a book slump hit and I kept requesting things and not reading leading to a whole lot of ARCs on my TBR left to read.

I figured today I’d share the books that are my top priority to read. These are the books with the most recent release dates unlike some others which have been on standby for over a year now.

I feel like if I read the newer releases it will motivate me to read the more backlist novels too.

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The Deceivers by Kristen Simmons

Welcome to Vale Hall, the school for aspiring con artists

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Top of My TBR // Top 5 Wednesday

 

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Hello and happy Wednesday … except it’s not all that happy because I’ve got so much History and Latin studying to get through I think my head is going to explode.

Anyways I’m taking a break and drinking some tea and talking about the books on the top of my TBR.

All weekly topics can be found HERE!

1- Watch us Rise by Renee Watson and Ellen Hagan

43194811So this is me taking further steps to actually read the books I request from Netgalley and this is being published some time in February so once I’ve finished my current ARC I’ll hopefully start this. Continue reading “Top of My TBR // Top 5 Wednesday”