Quote of the Day – October 8, 2021

Audio Listens for the Fall

I gave you great Audio listens for the summer. Now here are some great audiobooks that will have you so excited that fall is starting tomorrow! (I know I am!) From a heartwarming debut about the love of library books to an engaging espionage thriller in Ireland, here are some great listening recommendations that will definitely start your fall reading off right:

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2021 Booker Prize Shortlist Announced as Ishiguro is Out

The shortlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced. The list was chosen of 158 titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021

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If You Like Sally Rooney, Then Try These Readalikes!

Don’t know what to read after finishing the most buzzworthy book of the Fall season, Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney? Don’t worry, Sally Rooney fans! Here are some perfect readalikes that will quench your appetite for compelling and thought-provoking literary fiction!

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Book Review: Normal People by Sally Rooney

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 273 pages

Published: April 16, 2019

Publisher: Hogarth Press

Genre: Contemporary Fiction, Literary Fiction, Romance

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Best Books of 2021 So Far: Nonfiction

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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2021 Booker Prize Longlist Announced

The longlist for the 2021 Booker Prize has been announced. The list was chosen of 158 titles published in the UK and Ireland between October 1, 2020 and September 30, 2021

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Book Review: One Night Only by Catherine Walsh

Format: Paperback

Pages: 314 pages

Published: July 27, 2021

Publisher: Bookouture

Genre: Contemporary Romance, Woman’s Fiction

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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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