Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag that was run by The Broke and the Bookish but has now moved to That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week she provides a different bookish theme those deep-seated desires to list! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way.
This week’s prompt for TTT was actually “Bookstores/Libraries I’ve Always Wanted to Visit”, but as it’s Black History Month in the UK this month I wanted to give you all some recommendations for that instead. Last year for a TTT prompt on favourite British fiction, I shared a list of diverse British fiction in response to the numerous lists which focused overwhelmingly on whitewashed and middle-class Britishness.
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TITLE: Small Island
AUTHOR: Andrea Levy
RELEASED: September 2004; Headline Review
GENRE: Historical Fiction
KEY INFO: Jamaican immigration to Britain, interracial relations, WW2, colonial Britain
REPRESENTATION: women of colour, people of colour, migrants, female protagonists, PTSD
CONTENT NOTICES: racism, anti-blackness, racist slurs, racial violence
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Hey friends, welcome to The Sunday Post – a weekly meme hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer to share all the weekly news and feels!
I hope you’ve all had a great week and, if not, then it’s okay because the week is almost over and a new one is about to begin!
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Hello Panda friends!
October is set to be a super busy month for me. If you saw my most recent installment of The Sunday Post you will have read that I will now be juggling postgraduate study with my blogging, reading and reviewing! Whilst I really enjoyed my time away from the restrictions of TBR’s, I know that I will need to be a lot more organized from now on if I’m going to be able to balance my academic and personal reading lists so I’m bringing back my monthly TBR posts, at least for the time being.
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Top 10 Tuesday is a weekly book tag run by The Broke and the Bookish who provide us with a different prompt every week! Anyone is welcome to join in on their blog, in the comments or any other way.
– Top 10 Books I Meant to Read in 2017 –
This one was harrrddd to pick only 10 books for because like most other readers I am guilty over an overflowing TBR list. There were a few books that I picked up at the end of 2016, as well as early in 2017, that I never ended up reading last year as I kept buying more… So, in no particular order, here is a list for you all to witness my shame!
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