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, 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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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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Backlist recommendations: books from 2000-2009

Recently, with the end of the 2010s, everyone has been talking about all of the best things from the past decade. Which is completely understandable. But today, I'm looking even further back. The aughts, a term that I think is massively underused, ran from 2000-2009. Even though my age ranged from toddler to pre-teen during …

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Short books and graphic novel recommendations so you can hit those Goodreads goals

If you're looking at the calendar and panicking that there are less than three weeks (!!!) to hit your Goodreads goal, then fear not! I've got you covered. There are plenty of fantastic short books and graphic novels out there that won't take long at all to finish, and today I'm recommending a bunch that …

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MORE book recommendations based on my favorite TV shows

At the beginning of this year, I wrote a post recommending books based on eight of my favorite TV shows, including Doctor Who, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Avatar: the Last Airbender. I wasn't able to include every one of my favorite shows in that list, and since then, I've also added a few new shows to …

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Recommendations: books set on islands

Who doesn't love islands?? The warm sun, sand in your toes, walking along the beach at sunset... Okay, maybe that's not the type of island that I'm talking about with most of these books. But still. Recently, I haven't been purposefully picking up books set on islands, but that's what's been happening anyway. Also, part …

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