Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: September Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British and Irish titles!

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Books to Read This Month: September Edition

Fall is finally here! Well, the official start of autumn begins in a couple of weeks but the beginning of September is an exciting month! The weather starts dropping to those cooler temperatures, the leaves start changing to those beautiful, vibrant colors and we are hit with exciting new releases that are perfect to jumpstart your fall reading! This month we have a slew of exciting new releases, including the highly anticipated novel by Sally Rooney to a much talked about literary novel by Natasha Brown, these books will definitely get you excited about Fall 2021!

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25 Fall New Books That Are Must Reads

Are you ready for the autumn season? Apart from the leaves changing color and the crisp autumn air, one of my favorite things about the Fall season is the abundance of exciting books that come during that time! And Fall 2021 is no different from previous years. We have the latest book from bestselling author Sally Rooney to the next YA issue-oriented by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal. So get your journals, Goodreads or StoryGraph accounts ready, here are 25 upcoming releases that will have you wanting the fall season to start tomorrow!

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Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: August Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British and Irish titles!

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Best Books of 2021 So Far: Picture Books

Welcome to another round of the Best Books of the Year so Far, where halfway through the year, I name the titles I read that I feel are the best of 2021. This year, I am switching things up a bit. Instead of listing all the best books I read in one post, I will be breaking them up by genre! So every Tuesday until mid-August, catch my favorite reads of 2021 that will make you want to rush over to your list and add to your ever-growing TBR pile!

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Books to Get Out of the UK and Ireland: July Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British and Irish titles!

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Winners of the 2021 Waterstone Children’s Book Prize

The UK bookseller, Waterstones, has just announced the 2021 winners of their Children’s Book Prize. This award, which is chosen by Waterstones’ booksellers, honors emerging writers of exceptional talent and are blooming in the children’s writing industry.

Here are the winners:

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Lambda Literary Awards 2021: Children and YA Winners

My friend and fellow librarian extraordinaire, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes had the opportunity to be on the judging panel for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award season. Lambda Literary Award gives recognition and promotion to LGBTQ books and authors and every year they award the best of the best. To see the full list of the 2021 winners, check them out here.

But for this post I asked Whitney, out of all the books she read, to list her favorite ones. And no surprise, these are also my personal favorites. So let’s get the book recommendations going:

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