Books by black authors that you should be reading

This past month, in recognition of Black History Month, I've been reading almost entirely books by black authors. But even though February is coming to an end,Β that doesn't mean we shouldn't be appreciating black authors and black stories all year round! So today, I'm recommending books by black authors, from ones that I've read for …

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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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πŸ’• Ranking my favorite book couples from the past year πŸ’•

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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