2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist

The shortlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced a few days ago.  This year’s shortlist is made up of authors who have never been nominated for the prize before , with authors such as Susanna Clarke, Yaa Gyasi and Patricia Lockwood. The annual award that looks for an “outstanding, ambitious, original” novel by aContinue reading “2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Shortlist”

2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

The longlist for the 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction was announced a few weeks back.  This year’s longlist honors both new and well-established writers and a range of genres and themes, from family to rural poverty and isolation. The novels also range from different global settings, from South London to Deep South, from Ghana to Hong Kong,Continue reading “2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist”

2020 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners

It’s here! Announcing the winners of the 12th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards. According to Goodreads, 5,674,480 votes were cast. Some of my choices made it through, but there are some winners that I don’t wholeheartedly agree with. However, it does appear to be a well-rounded award list:

2020 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 “2020 Shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year”

2020 Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees

It’s that time of year again! The voting round of the 2020 Goodreads Choice Awards has begun. This annual event, in its 12th year, is the only major book awards chosen by readers. The opening round ends on November 8. The semifinal round runs from November 10 – 15, the final round runs from NovemberContinue reading “2020 Goodreads Choice Awards Nominees”

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:

Books to Read This Month: June Edition

You many not be able to go to the beach this summer, but that does not mean you shouldn’t pile up on your summer TBR shelf. There are great selections from secluded killer islands to a new twist on classic gothic horror that will make you forget about not getting to go to the beachContinue reading “Books to Read This Month: June Edition”