Read & Laughs: Literary Reads Filled with Laughter

Lockdown restrictions may be loosening up in different parts of the world. However, maybe you are still looking for that pick-me-up to brighten your spirits and get you excited for the warmer weather that is to come? Then make sure to add to your TBR list these side-splitting, laugh out loud literary reads that will make any uncertain future a little brighter at the end of the tunnel:

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Books to Read This Month: April Edition

April showers brings us new books! This month sees exciting new releases from romantic love to enticing thrillers to a graphic novel about great female writers. You will not only be entertained during this usually rainy month but these titles will give you the inspiration to go out in the warmer weather and get a jumpstart on your spring reading. Get a pen and paper ready and make sure to add these titles to you ever growing TBR pile:

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Books to Read This Month: March Edition

Happy Women’s History Month! I love this month in particular because it is not only the start of Spring (which is my favorite season) but you also get a great collection of new releases being published, particularly in the diverse and feminist factor. With a highly engrossing and shocking nonfiction book misogyny to the high anticipated sequel to a bestselling teen mystery, here are some great book recommendations that will help you defrost from the cold winter and jump into the exciting new chapter of spring reading!

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Recent Romantic Reads for Valentine’s Day

Are you looking for a romantic read to entertain you this Valentine’s Day? Ranging from meet cutes to historical regencies, you will definitely get in the mood on this loving day with these great books!

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Book Review: Georgana’s Secret by Arlem Hawks

Format: Paperback

Pages: 320 pages

Published: January 12, 2021

Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing

Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Inspirational Fiction

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Books to Read This Month: February Edition

The cold winter (and a pandemic that doesn’t seem to have no end) has gotten you down? Maybe an anthology of powerful black voices, a mysterious death, a teenage disappearance and magical milliner can help makes this short month more bearable? Beat the winter blues by adding these exciting new releases to your TBR shelf.

P.S. I’m currently reading Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard and I’m already feeling amazing emotions about it!

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10 Audiobooks for Pleasant Listening…and Great Storytelling

During these troubling times, you as an avid reader are having a hard time picking up a physical book? Why not give audiobooks a try? This format is growing into a popular trend, especially when you are doing the everyday activities like cleaning, exercising and cooking. I personally love to listen to audiobooks when I run/walk and do a puzzle.

The best way to have appreciation for this format is to find audiobooks that give off a pleasant nature but at the same time, give listeners a compelling story that will give them a chance to shut out the outside world. So here are some of my personal recommendations that I definitely think you will enjoy:

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For the Love of the Regency: 10 Nonfiction Books Perfect for Bridgerton Fans

The Regency Era is a hot topic right now, especially with the highly popular Netflix series, Bridgerton making waves with audiences. So, of course, there will be a high enthusiasm for regency romances, from the classics (like Jane Austen) to the contemporary authors (like Alyssa Cole and Julia Quinn).

But haven’t you ever wonder what the Regency era really was like? Want to discover the characteristics, the personalities and the momentous occasions that made this era just so memorable? If watching Bridgerton made you want to become an amateur historian of the Regency, here are some great book reccommendations to help you get started:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: January 19

Welcome to What I’ve Been Reading Lately, a feature where I’ll be giving short reviews of what I’m currently reading:

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