What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 14

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 7

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 26

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World Book Night at 10

Today is World Book Night, an annual celebration of books and reading on that occurs on April 23, presented by The Reading Agency. This event brings people from all backgrounds together for one important reason – to inspire others to read more. 2021 marks the 10th Anniversary of this celebration with a special “Books That Make You Smile” theme. There is also a specially produced book “Stories That Make You Smile” that is free to download. It includes bestselling authors such as Katie Fforde, Dorothy Koomson, Vaseem Khan and many more.

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Celebrating Ramadan: Own Voices Books for This Religious Holiday

Ramadan, the holy ninth of the Islamic calendar, began this week and Muslims around the world will observe with charitable deeds, daily fasting and special prayers. There ‘s not much I know about this religious holiday and or about Muslim/Islamic culture altogether. But I am trying to educate myself by reading about books so I can have a better understanding without making assumptions.

If you are looking to go a similar route, I have listed some great book recommendations that are great conversation starters for you and your family to have together, whether you observe the holiday or not. The first step towards the fight against racism and prejudice is empathy and understanding and reading these books are a great start:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: March 29

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: March 13

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: February 19

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: February 5

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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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