+ International Giveaway
The start of 2017 has not been a good month for the world at large, to put it lightly. I can barely believe what I hear coming out of America each day. It buoyed my spirits to see so many happy faces and amazing signs at the Women’s Marches though. Whilst governments unravel, it’s important to look after yourself and try and take joy in little things. So I can at least say I’ve read some amazing books last month, and reviewed even more.
Whilst I didn’t do the whole month, I thoroughly enjoyed getting more into #bookstagram with the #WinterBookishColor17 challenge. There is a super cute emoji one this month that I’d like to do, but it’s already February and I haven’t got organised at all.
Let’s see what I ticked off my on my challenge lists:
15. Read a YA or middle grade novel by an author who identifies as LGBTQ+
Margot & Me by Juno Dawson
24. Read a book wherein all point-of-view characters are people of color
The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
February brings with it the promise of a storm, but also the second London Bookshop Crawl. This has turned into a mega event, so if you’d like to take part the guided groups are full but you can still go solo. I’ll be herding one of the groups on the day.
Monthly giveaways are back! You can win any book I reviewed on the blog in January and you’ll get a nice shiny new copy (usually ordered from Wordery, so you’ll get a cute bookmark too). It’s open internationally and you don’t even need to follow me! I do double check extra entries though, so don’t try and cheat.
Here’s what made it onto the blog…
Book of the Month:
Caraval by Stephanie Garber
Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
Read and awaiting review:
Dusk or Dark or Dawn or Day by Seanan McGuire
Now enter the giveaway…
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