Support Local by Shopping Local

It always important to support local/independent bookstores anytime of the year, but in the year of financial challenges caused by 2020 Pandemic, indie bookstores need our help more than ever. And one great way to show your support shop locally when you are getting a head start on your holiday shopping, that way you are investing in your community and ensuring a future that is filled with books.

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The Diverse Book Awards Looking For Judges

The Diverse Book Awards, a literary award created by the Author School, is looking for judges to help determine the best books of 2021 that help promote diverse voices that are published in the UK.

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: November 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 and Ireland: November 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!

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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 November 17 – 30 and the winners are announced on December 8.

I won’t be listing all the nominees but here are some categories that may be of high interest to some readers. I’ll also mark the ones that will definitely get my vote!

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Book Review: Run, Rebel by Manjeet Mann

Format: Paperback

Pages: 496 pages

Published: March 5, 2020

Publisher: Penguin

Genre: Poetry, Young Adult, Contemporary

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Book Review: The Girl and the Goddess: Stories and Poems of Divine Wisdom by Nikita Gill

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 352 pages

Published: September 29, 2020

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Genre: Poetry, Fantasy, Literary Fiction, LGBT

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What I’ve Been Reading Lately: October 16

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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