Recently Read Books | sequels, novellas, and black SFF

I'm back to talk about books! Five of these books are by black authors, since that's what I've been focusing on during the month of February. And because of my reading tastes, I've been reading lots of sci-fi/fantasy. Can't complain about that! I've found a couple of great novellas, a short story collection, and two …

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Writing update | into the unfamiliar waters of revision

Over the years, I've written several first drafts of novels. I even think that I've gotten pretty good at writing first drafts - not at writing good drafts, but at pushing through even when it feels terrible. But I've never gone back and seriously worked on revising any of those drafts. Usually, by the time …

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💕 Ranking my favorite book couples from the past year 💕

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Since all the romance in my life comes from books, today I'm going to be talking about some of my favorite fictional couples. Last year on Valentine's Day, I was feeling pretty dissatisfied with the fictional romance I'd read recently, and while I still agree with everything I said in that …

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7 romance books to read this February (YA + adult)

It's February, so you know what that means - Valentine's Day! Okay, I'm not the biggest fan of Valentine's Day, but if you, like me, are planning to spend your holiday curled up with a book, then this post might be for you! I'm very picky about romance in books (see: last year's Valentine's Day …

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Women’s History Month Readathon ANNOUNCEMENT

Hi all! Exciting news: this year in the month of March, I'm bringing back the Women's History Month Readathon! *insert air horns and strobe lights here* The Women's History Month Readathon is a challenge that I started in 2019. It runs during the month of March, aka Women's History Month, and is aimed at celebrating …

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