America… in Books

One of the reasons I’ve always loved to read is that a good book can transport you to a whole new life, whether it’s a new planet or a new small town. I love novels that spend time building up the setting so that you really get a solid idea of where the story is […]

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5 Books I Would Love to See Turned Into a Movie

It seems like books are getting so many film and television adaptations recently, which is great for those of us who love seeing our favorite books brought to life. The Witcher and Leigh Bardugo’s Grishaverse books are being made into Netflix series, Marvel is releasing a crazy amount of films and shows based on their iconic comic […]

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Roadtrip Books to Satisfy Your Summer Wanderlust

It’s July, which means that summer is in full swing here in the Northern Hemisphere. Summer is a time when most people start to feel at least a bit of wanderlust. Road trips, vacations, summer break – it’s all about getting away, relaxing, and living your best life. Today, we’re focusing on road trips. Road […]

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8 Memoirs Written by People Living with a Disability

While great strides have been made for equality over the last several decades, things are far from perfect. In 2010, the US Census reported that 19% of Americans lived with some sort of disability. The official definition of disability in the United States includes any mental or physical impairment that limits one or more major […]

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10 Books to Celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month begins today, February 1st, and is a celebration of the history and culture of African Americans. First proposed by students and teachers at Kent State University in 1969, it’s now celebrated in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Here are ten books to help you celebrate Black History Month. The Color Purple by […]

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End of the Year Book Tag

I saw this book tag over at Reading Under the Blankie. I’m not sure who created this tag, so if you know please leave that information in the comments below! Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish? I’m still only on volume one of Outlaws of the Marsh. I had […]

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GUEST POST: 7 Chinese Books in the Last 70 Years from Meonicorn

For the #readtheworldchina challenge, the amazing Meonicorn of The Bookish Land has written a guest post about 7 Chinese Books of the past 70 years. I love Meonicorn’s blog and Youtube channel, so definitely go check her out for some amazing content and book recommendations.  The Bookish Land YouTube Twitter Instagram 7 Chinese Books in […]

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Tom Baker has written a new Doctor Who novel!

Are you a Doctor Who fan? Are you ready for some very exciting news? Tom Baker, aka the Fourth Doctor, has written a new Doctor Who novel based on an idea he’s had since the 1970s! It’s called Scratchman and it’s due to be released on January 24, 2019. You best believe I already have this thing pre-ordered! After […]

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My Book Bucket List

There are a lot of books that have been on my To-Be-Read list for years, but I haven’t been able to bring myself to actually reading them yet. In most cases, my procrastination in getting around to them is due to size or the number of books in the series, or just the sheer density […]

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10 Books to Help You Celebrate Cat Day

October 29th is National Cat Day, a day to celebrate our purr-fect furry friends and promote adoption and anti-cruelty campaigns. I’ve got a cat myself and she’s the most adorable critter in my life. Her name is Layla, and here she is in all of her glory: To help you celebrate National Cat Day, here are […]

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5 Books to Read on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Every year, more and more people are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day rather than Columbus Day, and it’s about damn time. Here are five books that celebrate Native American culture: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Amazon | Goodreads In this young adult novel, Junior spends his time on […]

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October TBR

It’s finally October! I love this month so much. Pumpkin everything, the leaves changing color, spooky stuff everywhere, cooler weather… there’s just so much to love. The fall is a time when I always feel rejuvenated and at my happiest. Since it’s the first day of the month, that means it’s time to put together […]

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2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction

The National Book Foundation has released more longlists for their 2018 National Book Awards! I’ve already shared their lists for translated literature and young people’s literature. Here are their newest lists: Poetry Wobble by Rae Armantrout feeld by Jos Charles Be With by Forrest Gander American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance […]

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10 Books about the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001

When the terrorist attacks in America happened on September 11, 2001, I was in the ninth grade, and in my current events class. We had the news turned on in the background as we always did, and we were taking turns talking about interesting news articles we had found. The classroom’s phone rang, and our […]

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5 Books About Suicide for World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. According to the World Health Organization, someone takes their own life every 40 seconds. Here are five books that deal with suicide. If you or a loved one are at risk, please act before it’s too late. In the United States, you can contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline […]

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