2018 has been an absolutely incredible year here at Red Rocket Panda. Although I technically set up my blog in April 2017, I didn’t start properly blogging until January 2018 and I cannot believe how much this blog has grown – I’ve made some fantastic friends, read a tonne of brilliant books, and enjoyed bringing you all content throughout the year.
One of the things that surprised me the most is that I managed to not only smash my original reading goal of reading 50 books this year, but I also smashed my second goal of 75. As of today, I have read 81 books which is 55 books more than last year. I wanted to share with you all some of my favourite books as well as new-to-me authors that I’ve read and discovered this year!
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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.
– Top 10 Rainbow Recommendations –
Yesterday I posted up part 1 of this week’s Top 10 Tuesday’s prompt, Beautiful Blue Books, but as I mentioned I had so many ideas for the prompt (none to do with my favourite colour…) that I had to split the posts into 2. Today’s post will focus on my Rainbow Recommendations as I have so many lovely book covers to share with you all that I just couldn’t help myself ❤
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TITLE: The Belles
AUTHOR: Dhonielle Clayton
SERIES: The Belles
RELEASED: February 2018; Disney-Hyperion
KEY INFO: Commodification of women’s bodies, magic, beauty, court politics, secrets and danger
REPRESENTATION: women of colour (MC and side), f/f (side), body sizes
CONTENT WARNINGS: discussions of fatphobia, slavery, death of a queer character, emotional abuse and intimidation
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I was tagged in the 20 questions book tag by the wonderful Taiwo last week, but as I’ve been rushed off my feet at work this is the first time I’m sat down at a computer long enough to give you all some decent answers! Thanks, Taiwo for tagging me ❤
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