Music Monday: Audiobook August!

A little switch-up for today’s Music Monday as it doesn’t involve music but it does involve audio! Let’s talk about audiobooks! (Also timed this so I could have that ideal alliteration: #AudiobookAugust 😛 )

audiobook august

I’d initially gotten the idea for this feature after watching a webinar about how to be an audiobook narrator, with some interesting tidbits I thought would be fun to share in this space. BUT THEN, the universe seemed to know my plans as suddenly all the bookish email lists and book accounts I follow had an audiobook feature or post, so now I have so much material.

So welcome to the first week of #AudiobookAugust! This feature will be a bit different than my usual posts as it’s much more researched than normal but there’s a lot of new info that I’m thinking about and excited about that I want to share. Continue reading

Month in Review: July 2020

Can you believe more than half the year is gone already! It’s so weird to think so much time is passing while I’ve been doing very little 😛 Reading’s still a slow process but here’s how the last month went (template courtesy of Jenna @ Falling Letters).

Books finished:

  • Cinderella is Dead by Kalynn Bayron
  • The Mountains of Tibet by Mordicai Gerstein
  • Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust

Books reviewed:

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Top Ten Tuesday: Books with Colours in the Title

Joining in Top Ten Tuesday again today, hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is books with colours in the title so I went through my Goodreads TBR and found exactly 10 books there (and one bonus one that doesn’t quite count but I’m including it anyways)!

If you’ve read any of the ones below and would recommend them, let me know in the comments!

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1) Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

I’ve had this one on my TBR for a number of years now. A middle grade that came highly recommended from someone in my book club. Continue reading