Books to Read This Month: July Edition

Get your beach bag ready! It’s the beginning of the month and that means new releases! Here are some new releases that you definitely want to have in your beach bag this summer. From a terrfiing plane ride to a California romance, these exciting new releases will keep you entertained (and cool) during this exciting summer!

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Book Bloggers Share Their Favourite Books of 2021 So Far — LochanReads

Thank you to LochanReads for letting me be part of this community blog post! Want to see what are my favorite reads of 2021 so far? Make sure to check out this great post!

For today’s post, I teamed up with some fellow bloggers in the book community to share with you our Top 3 books of 2021 So Far! I’m so excited to be sharing my first ever collaborative post with you all, which wouldn’t have been possible without the help of all the lovely bloggers featured below. I hope you enjoy reading their recommendations! x

Book Bloggers Share Their Favourite Books of 2021 So Far — LochanReads


Reads to Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

June is Caribbean American Heritage Month, a celebratory month to recognize the contributions of Caribbean Immigrants have made to the United States. From food to literature, Caribbean Americans have contributed so much to the vitality and history of the United States. As a Caribbean American (my mother is from Antigua), I’m very proud of my culture and I always take any opportunity to learn more about where I come from.

Take this wonderful opportunity to learn more about Caribbean culture through reading! Here are some great books to help you get started:

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Books to Read This Month: June Edition

Read with PRIDE in June! We finally made it halfway through 2021! Along with June being Pride Month, recognition of Juneteenth, Caribbean American Heritage Month, Audiobook Month and African-American Music Appreciation Month (did I get it all?), June is also the perfect time to start making your list of reads for your 2021 summer reading! This may be the summer we get to actually go outside but that doesn’t mean the time we spend outside shouldn’t involve reading as well. And this month, we have a slew of new releases that will entertain you both inside and outside. Check out these new books that range from beautiful poetry to realistic contemporary fiction:

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Your Mental Health Matters: Books Recommendations For Returning to Work

If you are like me, you are most likely returning to a full-time workweek. Working from home is not an option anymore, and the balance between work and life will start to diminish. You feel that this is all happening too fast, and the world is closing in. As we return to what people have termed the “new normal”, the rush to return may put our mental health and wellbeing on the backburner. But in fact, it is more important than ever to care about ourselves. If this pandemic taught us anything, we need to focus more on ourselves, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

So, if you are looking for ways to help ease back into your return to work and understand the importance of mental health, here some great book recommendations that will guide you:

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Book Review: Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Pérez

Format: Paperback

Pages: 411 pages

Published: March 5, 2020 (first published March 7th 2019)

Publisher: Vintage

Genre: Nonfiction, Feminism, Sociology, Science, Politics

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Books to Read This Month: May Edition

May is another one of my favorite months. Not only the weather starts turning into that comfortable weather that makes it ideal for walks and sitting in the park. But May is also a great time to start making your reading list for the summer! May always has a great selection of new releases that are perfect for “summer reading” and May 2021 is no different from any other. From World War II stories to time travel middle grade fiction, here are some great new releases that will get you excited for the hot weather:

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Books to Read This Month: April Edition

April showers brings us new books! This month sees exciting new releases from romantic love to enticing thrillers to a graphic novel about great female writers. You will not only be entertained during this usually rainy month but these titles will give you the inspiration to go out in the warmer weather and get a jumpstart on your spring reading. Get a pen and paper ready and make sure to add these titles to you ever growing TBR pile:

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#PeriodPositivity: Book Recommendations That Are Great Conversation Starters

Talking about a normal bodily function should never be a problem, however, when it comes to periods and mensuration, it always happens to be a taboo subject that is stigmatized and something that is never talked about. It is time to break the stigma. There is a lot of misinformation revolving around periods and that is due to the lack of understanding and education. This is subject that everyone should know about and should be comfortable to talk about. If you are looking for ways to make that first step, here are some great book recommendations that are great conversation starters:

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