Favorite Banned Books

Banned Books Week may be over, but the culture of banning and challenging books seems to be a never-ending process and becoming part of our everyday lives. But to conclude this annual celebration, I wanted to list my favorite banned books, books that I feel were unnecessarily banned/challenged, and books that need uplifting and highlighted forContinue reading “Favorite Banned Books”

HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022: Her Life In Books

Queen Elizabeth II, the longest reigning monarch of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, passed away at age 96. Whatever you may feel about the British Monarchy, you can’t deny the power and effect she had on the United Kingdom and the entire world. You couldn’t help but admire her work ethic and determination forContinue reading “HM Queen Elizabeth II 1926-2022: Her Life In Books”

Books to Read This Month: September Edition

Get ready for your start of the fall season jam-packed with fascinating new releases! There’s a reason why many readers look forward to the fall season. Yes, the brisk weather, the turning leaves and warm wooly sweaters might be a factor but I believe what book lovers love most is the exciting upcoming releases theyContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: September Edition”

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Fiction & Mysteries

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 2022. Just like last year, I will be listing the books by different genre and format. So stay tuned every Thursday throughout the rest of thisContinue reading “Best Books of 2022…So Far: Fiction & Mysteries”

Books to Read This Month: August Edition

Can you believe it’s already August? Not too long ago we were trying to think of things to do for the summer and it now looks like fall is creeping ever so closer our way. Although it looks like the fall season is coming closer, it doesn’t stop the last month of Summer 2022 beingContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: August Edition”

Books to Read This Month: July Edition

It’s July, and the perfect way to beat the heat is to have something cool to read! (Sorry for the corny pun) But all wordplay and witticism aside, this is an exciting month! July is the start of excellent book releases for the rest of the year. But for right now, let’s focus on theContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: July Edition”

Books to Read This Month: May Edition

This was a hard month. Not because it’s the 3rd day of the month and it’s already stressful (so far it is not, thank god). But there were so many great books being released in May that it was hard to narrow it down to just twenty! Although it was difficult, I managed to highlightContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: May Edition”

Books to Read This Month: April Edition

Can you believe it is already April?! While you are waiting for the showers to bring you the lovely flowers you yearn to see, why not immerse yourself in new releases that will highlight your day and the rest of the month! April has graced book lovers with great books, some from bestselling authors andContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: April Edition”

Books to Read This Month: March Edition

There are reasons why March is one of my favorite months. Spring is almost around the corner. March is when we celebrate Women’s History Month, celebrating the strength and power of women reigns supreme. But more importantly, book lovers get a jump-start on their spring reading! And this month, there are great new releases thatContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: March Edition”