Mini Reviews – May 2020 (My Friends Choose What I Read)

I had an amazing reading month in May! Not only did I manage to read nine books, but I also loved or at least liked most of them. I also read quite a few books I probably wouldn’t have read normally, which has everything to do with a little project I did during the month […]

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Reviewing the Books My Friends Made Me Read (Pt. 2)

At the end of April, I asked six of my friends and family members to pick a book they thought I should read and would really enjoy, and last month I set to reading all six of them. I had tons of fun with this little project and I read a bunch of books I […]

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Let’s Educate Ourselves: 10 Books By Black Authors

It’s time to step up and do the work to eradicate racism. That’s an abrupt start to a blog post, but it’s also the truth and one that we shouldn’t ignore any longer. Over the past week, protests have erupted all over the world in response to the murder of George Floyd, and it doesn’t […]

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What I’m Reading for the Make Your MythTaker Readathon

In June, I’m participating in another readathon! The Make Your MythTaker readathon is all about creating your own mythical or fantasy character, and you can do so by completing the reading prompts connected to your chosen character. I’ve decided to become a pirate, and in this video, I tell you what books I’ll be reading […]

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A Different Drummer: the Best Book You’ll Read All Year

June 1957. One hot afternoon, in a backwater town in the American South, a young black farmer named Tucker Caliban throws salt on his field, shoots his horse and livestock, sets fire to his house and departs the state. And thereafter, the entire African-American population leave with him. The reaction to this mass exodus comes […]

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Mini Reviews: April 2020 (OWLs Readathon)

Last month, I told you about the great reading month I had, but April has been even better! I took part in the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon, which is a readathon based on Harry Potter and the exams the students at Hogwarts have to sit. Basically, for every one of the twelve subjects you can take […]

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Stay At Home Book Tag

Since we’re all staying at home, why not make a book tag out of it? This book tag was created by Princess of Paperback on YouTube and it’s just a fun list of questions based on things we all do now that we’re confined to our homes. I had a fun time doing this tag, […]

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Why Circe by Madeline Miller Is Worth the Hype

In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. Circe is strange – not powerful and terrible, like her father, nor gorgeous and mercenary like her mother. But she has a dark power of her own: witchcraft. When Circe’s gift threatens the gods, she is banished […]

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My Friends Choose What I Read in May

  On a bit of a whim, I came up with a little project for myself! I asked a few of my friends to send me an email with a book they think I should read in May and a motivation for why they picked it and why they think I would like it as […]

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O.W.L.s Readathon – Reading Vlog Week 3

  Another week, another vlog! In this vlog, I finish reading Good Omens and Love and Other Words and start two new books. My OWLs are going well so far! How’s your reading going this month?

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