Bookish News: July 29, 2020

Hello dear readers, if you’re looking for bookish news, you’ve come to the right place.

I’ve searched a couple of my usual bookish news sources and found some fun articles that may be of interest to you.

If you’re willing, I’m sure others would like to see some bookish news that I missed, so if you know any, please feel free to share on here or social media.
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Bookish News: July 22, 2020

Hello dear readers, I hope life is treating you well.

I have done a bit of digging around the ol’ inter webs and I have found a few bookish news stories that you might like.

If you have any bookish news you want to share, let me know in the comments or on social media!
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In Alex Trebek’s Reluctant, Moving Memoir, Life Is All About the Next Question

How does a young writer pay the rent?

Wendy, Master of Art review – witty graphic novel unleashes hipster hell

What Does Nature Writing Mean in 2020?

Rumaan Alam and Jameson Fitzpatrick on Sex, Poetry, and Textiles

Jarvis Masters Writes From Death Row in San Quentin as Covid-19 Spreads Unchecked

On the Biggest Collection of Fantasy Tales Since WWII

WWW Wednesday: July 15, 2020

Hello dear readers, I’m sure you know how this works by now. All I have to do answer the three big questions.

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What have I finished reading recently?

Dice: The Cube that Changes Everything – This manhwa isn’t finished yet, and I had started it a few years ago, but it took me until now to finally catch up to the current chapters.

What am I currently reading?

Of Myth and Shadow by Matthew S. Cox – This is a hell of a long book, but I am slowly making my way through it. I received a copy for a book tour and hopefully plan on finishing it soon.

The Lost Queen – I accidentally requested and was approved for the second book in this series, so I picked up the first one. It’s a bit of a slow read but I imagine I will be done by this weekend.

What will I read next?

This is a tough one because there are so many books I want to read next. I haven’t decided which I will read first, but my next two options are:

Heir of Doom by Jina S. Bazzar – The author contacted me directly for this one and I enjoyed the first in the series. I am hoping the second one is just as good!

Mo Dao Zu Shi by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu – This was recommended to me by a blogging friend of mine Kat (please check her out she’s brilliant). It seems like it would be really interesting even though its a bit outside my regular reads.

What about you, what are you reading now? I’m always looking to add more books to my list to read, so I am open to suggestions.

Let’s chat in the comments or on social media!
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Bookish News: July 8, 2020

Hello dear readers, I have some bookish news for you to enjoy today.

If there’s any bookish news you’ve heard of near you, make sure to share it for everyone to enjoy!

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Parul Sehgal on Stealing Forbidden Books From Her Mother’s Library

Writing My Own “Indian-American Novel” Meant Looking to California

Eight Books You Should Read in July

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.


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


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