Challenges: Bout of Books 30 Wrap-Up

This past week did not go at all as expected but I’m grateful for the Bout of Books team in creating this space where we could all come together and read, and also find ways to support the community. Resources can only get us so far but I’ll remind you all that I’ve gathered anti-racist resources created by many different folks if you’re looking for some starting points or action items.

I wasn’t sure how much I’d end up reading, but with a lot of days home alone and wanting to avoid doom-scrolling, I made a pretty good dent in my TBR. Here’s how I did this week:

Books read: 3

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Mini Reviews: Own Voices

I’m still behind on some 2020 reviews so it’s time for mini reviews! Thankfully last year I got caught up on my previous years’ worth of reviews so there’s just a couple more I’d like to share my thoughts on.

Today’s collection have very little to do with one another but they are all own voices-authored!

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2020 Recap: Beyond the Bestsellers

It’s time to get into some 2020 reading recaps! I have a couple posts planned as I look back on my reading and blogging journey over the past year, and I’m really excited about today’s topic!

Before I get into my top reads from last year (coming this Friday!), I wanted to join the Beyond the Bestsellers initiative started by Suzy @ Suzy Reads Books. She’s encouraging bookish folks to share some books we’ve read that are underhyped, especially those with under 500 ratings on Goodreads.

I love this project as it’s a great way to use our “book influencer” status to help amazing books reach a larger audience. In looking through my reads this past year, I found a bunch that haven’t received much attention but are still more than deserving of it.

Beyond the Bestsellers

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