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 2021. This year, I am switching things up a bit. Instead of listing all the best books I read in one post, I will be breaking them up by genre! So every Tuesday until mid-August, catch my favorite reads of 2021 that will make you want to rush over to your list and add to your ever-growing TBR pile!Continue reading “Best Books of 2021…So Far: Graphic Novels & Mangas”
Are you a fan of bestselling author, Carly Usdin or fan of great graphic novels? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening Friday, August 6 at 3 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author Carly Usdin”
Are you a fan of bestselling author, C.B. Lee or just fan of YA fiction? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening this Wednesday, August 4 at 3 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author C.B. Lee”
Missed the author talk that occured this past Wednesday? Well, the recording of this amazing event can now be watched online! Watch as my friend and co-worker (and also a contributor to this blog) Whitney is in conversation with the bestselling author, Mike Curato.
Watch Below!Continue reading “Watch BXAP’s Author Talk with Mike Curato”
Are you a fan of bestselling author, Mike Curato or just fan of realistic graphic novels? Then you don’t want to miss this author talk happening this Wednesday, July 7 at 2 PM.Continue reading “Author Talk with YA Author Mike Curato”
My friend and fellow librarian extraordinaire, Whitney Davidson-Rhodes had the opportunity to be on the judging panel for the 2021 Lambda Literary Award season. Lambda Literary Award gives recognition and promotion to LGBTQ books and authors and every year they award the best of the best. To see the full list of the 2021 winners, check them out here.
But for this post I asked Whitney, out of all the books she read, to list her favorite ones. And no surprise, these are also my personal favorites. So let’s get the book recommendations going:Continue reading “Lambda Literary Awards 2021: Children and YA Winners”