2022 Shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year

Waterstones, the UK Bookseller, released their yearly shortlist of this year’s best books of the year. The shortlist and award is selected by booksellers. If you are not looking to add more books to add to your TBR shelf, then reading this shortlist is highly unadvisable, you ‘ll have a hard time tearing your eyesContinue reading “2022 Shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Winners

What a list of winners! Last week, the 2022 winners of The Diverse Book Awards were announced. There were so many great books that made the longlist and shortlist, but alas all of them could not take home the prize. But the winners and runners-up that made the cut are books that really highlight theContinue reading “The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Winners”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Shortlist

The 2022 shortlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced yesterday and I am so happy to see some of my personal favorites making the shortlist cut. If you hadn’t have the chance to read these titles, you are definitely missing out!

Best Books of 2022…So Far: Middle Grade & Young Adult

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: Middle Grade & Young Adult”

The Diverse Book Awards 2022 Longlist

The 2022 longlist of The Diverse Book Awards were announced today and there are a great selection of diverse reads for you to read! I had the privilege of being one of the judges (in the children’s category) to select the longlist and I am so excited to share this list with you.

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”

Upcoming Releases Perfect For Spring Reading

It may feel different outside, but according to our calendars, spring has arrived! And that means we have warm and comfortable weather coming our way (hopefully, it will come soon)! However, we book lovers don’t only have the nice weather to look forward to but also the exciting new releases coming our way, great newContinue reading “Upcoming Releases Perfect For Spring Reading”

2021 Highland Book Prize Shortlist

The Highland Book Prize announced the 4 titles that have been selected for the 2021 shortlist. Established in 2017, this literary prize celebrates the finest published work that recognizes the rich talent, landscape and cultural diversity of the Highlands.

2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

The longlist for the 2022 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced on International Women’s Day.  This year’s longlist honors both debut and acclaimed writers and a range of genres and themes, which span the globe in settings, from Trinidad, Cyprus and a dystopian England, to Cape Cod, Buchenwald, and Vietnam. Here are the books listed: