Books to Read This Month: April Edition

We may not be able to take advantage of the warmer weather, the blooming flowers and the budding trees at the moment, but that should not stop you from celebrating the abundance of new releases to jump start your spring reading! We have exciting sequels, groundbreaking debuts and the latest book from your favorite author. This month, make your social distancing more enticing and exciting:

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2020 International Booker Prize Shortlist

Last week, the Booker Prize announced the 2020 shortlist of the International Booker Prize. The International Booker Prize is awarded annually for a book translated into English and published in the UK and Ireland. The prize money, £50,000, is split between the author and the translator.

The shortlist is as follows:

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Poem of the Week: A Jelly-Fish by Marianne Moore

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Wizarding World Introduces Harry Potter at Home

During these unprecedented times, Wizarding World is bringing Harry Potter home to it’s readers.

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Podcasts to Release Your Inner Calm

Podcasts to Release Your Inner Calm

Are you trying to take your mind off the current situations but it appears that news outlets and the rest of television seems to talk of nothing but? If you were not a listener of podcasts, now is the time to take it up. Podcasts are becoming a great trend and although there are episodes that will talk about important topics in great length, there are podcasts that explore amazing subjects from books to self-help, something we could all use right now.

So if you are looking to listening to something different or want to add new podcasts to your playlist, here are some recommendations that will have you more at ease: Continue reading “Podcasts to Release Your Inner Calm”