Spines Speak: Blog Design and Re-Brand

I’ve been talking about creating new graphics for the blog for the past two years and for the first time in all that time, I’m actually making progress! So I felt like sharing some of what I’ve been working on today, though there’s still a long way to go before they’re ready for the official launch.

Also, if you’ve been poking around the site, you may notice more updated pages (and that sidebar!).

I’m planning to re-envision my logo as well as my header, especially since that header is filled with many books I haven’t read and doesn’t feel like a great reflection of my reading tastes. I know a lot of folks have specific header images for different kinds of posts, as well as graphics within posts like dividers and sign-offs. I’m still playing with those but for now I’ve started with my logo, which I hope will inform the other graphics once I get it finalized.

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Review: (Trust) Falling for You by Charish Reid

Book cover for (Trust) Falling for You by Charish Reid. Illustration of a Black woman and white man standing in a forest. A bear hides behind a bush behind them.

Title: (Trust) Falling for You
Author: Charish Reid
Genre: Romance
Publisher: Self-published
Publication Date: February 19, 2021
Format / source: eBook / ARC from author
Purchase: Books2Read
Own voices: Black MC
Content warnings: explicit sexual content
Rating: ★★★★☆

We’re not done talking about love yet! I was so excited for the chance to read Charish Reid’s new romance novella, which comes out today! Happy release day and big thanks to the author for sending along an e-ARC!

This was a very enjoyable read, really more like 4.5 stars. Read on for my full review!

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Top Ten Tuesday: Love-ly Books

I’m joining in last week’s prompt for today’s Top Ten Tuesday, which was a Valentine’s Day freebie! Valentine’s Day is a special day for me this year as it marked one year since my boyfriend and I met!

We’ve had a lot of bookish adventures since (a library first date, hiding books, reading together) so today’s list is inspired by him and those adventures.

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl, and each week there’s a prompt for you to use in building your own bookish top ten list! My list below is a mix of books we’ve read and have yet to read, but all ones I’m excited about.

Graphic for Top Ten Tuesday. Pink, orange, and yellow text that reads "Top Ten Tuesday www.ThatArtsyReaderGirl.com" over a white background.

Love-ly Books

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