2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

© 2021 Women’s Prize for Fiction

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,

Here are the books listed:

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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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Book Review: The Choice I Made by Cynthia Ellingsen

Format: E-book

Pages: 327 pages

Published: March 10, 2021

Publisher: Bookouture 

Genre: Fiction & Literature, Literary Fiction

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Book Review: The Far Away Girl by Sharon Maas

Format: E-book

Pages: 449 pages

Published: March 2 2021

Publisher: Bookouture 

Genre: Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction

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Books to Read This Month: March Edition

Happy Women’s History Month! I love this month in particular because it is not only the start of Spring (which is my favorite season) but you also get a great collection of new releases being published, particularly in the diverse and feminist factor. With a highly engrossing and shocking nonfiction book misogyny to the high anticipated sequel to a bestselling teen mystery, here are some great book recommendations that will help you defrost from the cold winter and jump into the exciting new chapter of spring reading!

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: February 19

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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Upcoming Books by Black Authors

For Black History Month, there are many book recommendations out there and mostly, its already published books. But what about the upcoming books? This year, we have a slew of exciting upcoming books, and it also includes books that Black Authors are releasing. So make sure you have your pen and paper out! You will want to add these upcoming releases to your ever-growing TBR pile and rush over to Bookshop.org to preorder these anticipating titles:

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Book Review: Georgana’s Secret by Arlem Hawks

Format: Paperback

Pages: 320 pages

Published: January 12, 2021

Publisher: Shadow Mountain Publishing

Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Inspirational Fiction

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: February 5

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 to Read This Month: February Edition

The cold winter (and a pandemic that doesn’t seem to have no end) has gotten you down? Maybe an anthology of powerful black voices, a mysterious death, a teenage disappearance and magical milliner can help makes this short month more bearable? Beat the winter blues by adding these exciting new releases to your TBR shelf.

P.S. I’m currently reading Destination Anywhere by Sara Barnard and I’m already feeling amazing emotions about it!

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