Fiction Books for Mental Health Awareness Month

The conversation around mental health does not end on June 1. Having an open and honest discussion around this important topic is much needed, especially when we want to break the stigma and hide the assumptions surrounding the topic. Dealing with mental health issues of my own, I tend to gravitate towards books that discuss it painfully but in a beautiful that will start ignite conversations.

So if you are looking for those books that help you examine mental health beyond, here is a great starter pack:

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: May 22

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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Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: May Edition

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British titles! Continue reading “Books You Should Get Out Of the UK: May Edition”

What I’ve Been Reading Lately: April 24

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 Shakespeare’s Birthday in Style

Today is not only World Book Daybut it is also the famous playwright, William Shakespeare’s birthday. And we may be unable to go outside but their are ways you can celebrate the Bard in the comfort of your home!  Continue reading “Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday in Style”

Books You Should Get Out Of the UK

Are you looking for your next great read? Why not try out the books from across the pond? Despite from what governments say, books are essential and are needed now, more than ever. So if you are need of a variety and want to read diverse stories, then I suggest you try out some British titles! Continue reading “Books You Should Get Out Of the UK”

Books to Read This Month: April Edition

We may not be able to take advantage of the warmer weather, the blooming flowers and the budding trees at the moment, but that should not stop you from celebrating the abundance of new releases to jump start your spring reading! We have exciting sequels, groundbreaking debuts and the latest book from your favorite author. This month, make your social distancing more enticing and exciting:

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10 Amazing Female Protagonists In Manga!

Hey there everyone! My name is Joe Pascullo, and I am a guest writer today on my pal Tabrizia’s blog! I’m a young adult librarian at the Grand Central branch of the New York Public Library. And when I’m not there, I help out with the non-profit organization Pop Culture Classroom’s Excellence in Graphic Literature Awards, as well as host the 2020-established podcast, Manga Monthly! Continue reading “10 Amazing Female Protagonists In Manga!”

Announcing the 2019 Goodreads Choice Award Winners

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Goodreads announced the 2019 winners of the Goodreads Choice Awards, an annual award that recognizes the best books of the year, chosen by the readers.

Here are some of the winners:

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Great Mangas For Starters

For this reading year, I was introduced to mangas. I did read them from time to time but I didn’t really get into them until this year. If you don’t know, mangas are Japanese comics. Mangas get a bad rap for not being sufficient enough for a story, educational enough or could be demeaning to genders. However, mangas could be more engaging and entertaining than a prose novel. And this year was no exception. So if you are new to mangas or looking for newer ones, here are some great series to get you started:

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