Summer vacation is upon us! We’ll not me personally because I don’t have kids and I don’t work for a school district but that doesn’t mean I’m not ready for summer time fun! The official first day of summer is June 21st, and if you’re like me and love to read by bodies of water…
Tag: the vanishing half
12 Books to Read During Black History Month
February is Black History Month in the US. Many book recommendation lists for Black History month focus on historical fiction, memoirs, biographies, and books more serious in nature. While I’ve included a few of these into my recommendation list below, I really prefer to promote fiction books by Black authors this month. Books that are…
Book of the Month Add-On Guide | January 2021 Edition
Okay, we all know that Book of the Month is a monthly subscription service where you are suppose to pick one book a month. We also know this does not usually happen, because they generally have some awesome add-ons! I’ve seen a lot of folks asking for guidance when picking add-on both via Facebook and…
When you read ~125 books in a year it gets hard to sort out your favorites. Mainly because I read so many good books this year! I mean so many. Atlas, I still could not narrow down my top reads of 2020 to just 10 books, so I decided to do a top 20! Each…
Book of the Month 2020 Finalists
If you follow me here or over on instagram (@speaking_books) than you know my favorite subscription book box is Book of the Month (BOTM)! We’ve spent the last year paging through BOTM monthly picks and it’s time now to find out what the best Book of the Month pick was! Each year around the first…
Book of the Month Guide to Add-ons | August 2020 edition
Helping Book of the Month memebers decide what to put in their boxes!
2020 Top Ten Reads So Far
Sharing my favorite reads from 2020 so far!
10 Fiction Books by Black Authors that are a Must Read
Hi everyone, happy Sadie Sunday! I know my Sunday posts and blogs are generally sillier and cuter in nature but with the way the world is this week, I thought I’d be a bit more serious. In all fairness I’m never that serious on my blog or on Instagram. I’m very serious in my real…
New Release Tuesday | June 2
6 new books on my most anticipatied list for New Release Tuesday. Guess which one is going to be on my 2020 Top Favorites list?
The Vanishing Half
Adding this one to my 2020 favorite lists immediately!