What I’ve Been Reading Lately: October 16

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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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: September 28

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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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: August 28

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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Celebrate Juneteenth with Reading

On June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans were notified of their freedom by Union troops in Galveston Bay, TX, two years after the the Emancipation Proclamation was issued. This day is widely celebrated as the end of slavery in America and is known as Emancipation Day or “Juneteenth”.

It is always important to learn more our country’s past, however, it is becoming more poignant to understand more from our tragic past. This is more than just another anti-racism booklist. These are book recommendations that talk about a topic some people are uncomfortable to discuss. To make way for a better future, we have to learn more our past. And these are some books that will help you get started:

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Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 400 pages

Published: October 8, 2019

Publisher: Pamela Dorman Books

Genre: Fiction & Literature, Historical Fiction, Romance Continue reading “Book Review: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes”

Book Review: The Corset by Laura Purcell

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 392 pages

Published: September 20, 2018

Publisher:  Raven Books

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