Bookish News: June 24, 2020

Hello dear readers, I feel like it has been forever since we did some bookish news.

I honestly don’t remember the last time I gave you some bookish news, but it has definitely slowed down since quarantine began so so long ago.

But, we are back so please enjoy, and as always, make sure to follow me on social media.
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UK bookshops are seeing sales soar now that people are allowed out

Authors quit JK Rowling agency over transgender rights

The Shadow of the Wind and the remarkable success of Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Overwhelmed With Orders, Some Black-Owned Bookstores Ask for Patience

Ottessa Moshfegh’s Latest Is a Murder Mystery, but Where’s the Body?

Short Update on My Life

Hello dear readers, today’s post will be short, I promise. I just wanted to give you a brief update on my life, since I think you are entitled to know what I am going through.

I have been lucky enough to have a new job that I just started this week. I know a lot of people are out of work right now, and many more are strapped for cash, but I have been lucky enough to be hired into a position with a really awesome non-profit where I live.

I have been working from home and will likely be doing that until September. It’s a bit odd getting used to that still, but I have figured out a good routine that keeps my mind spaces separate.

With a new job comes a lot of learning and a lot less time to myself. I have been trying my best to better my skills and focus on my work, and I plan to keep doing that for my job. This however will likely leave me with less time on social media through the day.


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I will try to engage with people in the morning before work and during my breaks, but otherwise the amount of social media time I will have will be drastically reduced. I’ve been taking up at 6:00 a.m. every day in order to do some writing. It’s not much, but I’ve been getting about 400 words done a day.

I plan to keep the frequency of blog posts the same, since I usually write those the night before anyways.

Anyways, that’s all really. I am staying safe and healthy, and doing my best to support BLM movements that I can afford to. The biggest thing is to read and learn. Learn what you can do better, learn how you can help, learn others’ pain.

When we understand others, even just a tiny amount, we better ourselves as humans and as a society.

WWW Wednesdays: May 27, 2020

Hello dear readers, I am sure you know the drill. What have I finished recently, what am I currently reading, and what do I plan on reading next?

Let’s find out!

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What Have I Finished Recently?

  • Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
  • Harrow Lake by
  • Heir of Ashes by Jina S. Bazzar

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What Am I Currently Reading?

  • Crossing In Time by D.L. Orton
  • Tower of God by S.I.U
  • Come Join the Murder by Holly Rae Garcia

What Will I Read Next?

  • Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S. Cox
  • Heir of Doom by Jina S. Bazzar
  • Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

Poetry Events, Bookish Tank Tops, Queer Women Romance Books….Check out these bookish items!

Hey there dear readers. Just a quick post today. I found some interesting bookish things to read, follow, or buy occupy your time during quarantine. Consider giving them a look if you want something to do!

Live Poetry Events

Some cool looking bookish tank tops you might want to wear this summer

10 Great 2020 Queer Women Romance Books to Watch Out For

Writing/Reviewing Poetry

Letting Books Create your Summer

WWW Wednesday: April 28, 2020

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You all know the drill. Answer the three Ws and win a prize! Or so I’ve been told.

What did I finish recently?

It’s been a bit slow on the books lately, but I finished my elevator/walking the dog book this week. This was my first ever NetGalley book, so I will hopefully be posting a review in the next couple weeks!

The Jealousy of Jalice

What am I Currently Reading?

Currently I have two books and a manga ongoing, but I am less than 100 pages to go in Priory of the Orange Tree.

Tower of God Manhwa

Heir of Ashes

The Priory of the Orange Tree

What do I Plan on Reading Next?

Next in line I have a book tour for Harrow Lake, and a free kindle book I received called The Dragon Lady.

WWW Wednesday: April 28, 2020

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You all know the drill. Answer the three Ws and win a prize! Or so I’ve been told.

What did I finish recently?

It’s been a bit slow on the books lately, but I finished my elevator/walking the dog book this week. This was my first ever NetGalley book, so I will hopefully be posting a review in the next couple weeks!

The Jealousy of Jalice

What am I Currently Reading?

Currently I have two books and a manga ongoing, but I am less than 100 pages to go in Priory of the Orange Tree.

Tower of God Manhwa

Heir of Ashes

The Priory of the Orange Tree

What do I Plan on Reading Next?

Next in line I have a book tour for Harrow Lake, and a free kindle book I received called The Dragon Lady.

Bookish News To Get You Through the Day

Though a lot of news is revolving around the current pandemic, there is still a lot of news out there, especially when it comes to books!

So, I’ve done a bit of digging, and I’ve found some book related news that you might enjoy.

For more book news, make sure you follow this blog, and follow me on social media!
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Goodreads list of May 2020 Book Releases

She Reads – Most Anticipated Books of May 2020

Recent Comic Book Releases

A Collection of Great Bookish Articles from NetGalley

How Did Writers Survive the First Great Depression? — An Article by LitHub