Lockdown in the U.K. is set to start easing in the coming months. But with many of us still spending most of our time at home, I’ve been coping with the challenges of quarantine and working from home by not only reading but by spending an inordinate amount of binge-worthy hours streaming Netflix TV shows. Continue reading Books I want to read because of Netflix
One of the most crucial signs you know you’re a bookworm, apart from the collective buy-a-new-book-everytime-you-walk-into-a-bookshop punctilio, is reading slumps. We’ve all been there at one point or another, in that state of dormancy, that visceral feeling of drought, where we feel plagued by our own inactivity. Continue reading How to get out of a Reading Slump
Happy Monday book loving friends! In case you missed the memo, I have some exciting news. On the first of … Continue reading Not Another Monthly Newsletter!
Many argue that reading diversely carries no real weight compared with the practical hands-on work of protesting, making donations, signing petitions and vocalizing your opposition of the displacement and violence towards ethnically repressed groups. I agree with this sentiment and the view that reading diversely has in some way become a performance for many readers. Continue reading Why do I read diversely? Performative reading and virtue-signalling
Because of the amount of books that I’m still yet to read, some of which sit on my bookshelf staring at me pleadingly, with anxious spines, I’ve had to learn the art of reading multiple books at once so that I can get through my never-ending TBR a bit more swiftly. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you some of the tips I’ve used. Continue reading How to read multiple books at once
Today’s book review is presented to you courtesy of LoveReading UK, the largest book recommendations site in the UK. They were kind enough to send me a copy of the poetry collection Reduction Fired by Jennifer Yeates Camara, which was published by Yeates Expressions and has an upcoming publication date of the 25th March 2021. Continue reading Poetic Nature – Reduction Fired by Jennifer Yeates Camara Book Review
In honour of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) heritage month, observed in the United States during the month of May, I’ve put together a list of some books written by Asian authors that I have thoroughly enjoyed reading and would like to share with those of you looking for more diverse book recommendations. Continue reading Books You Should Read by Asian authors
Six Of Crows is a young adult fantasy heist thriller that transports the reader into a stimulating world of magic, yet conveys the pragmatism of carefully planned prison break mission. Continue reading Six Of Crows duology by Leigh Bardugo – Review
Before we get into the main post, I have some news; LochanReads now has a monthly newsletter! Every month, I will be sharing a themed reading recommendations list, with the aim of encouraging more people to read diverse. Continue reading Young Adult Books That Celebrate Black Joy
Having only read two 5-star reads this year, I am on the lookout for more next-level, deeply affecting reads that will leave a lasting impression on me. One of my 5-stars for 2021 is a non-fiction feminist collection of essays and speeches called Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde and you can read my review here! Continue reading FIVE 5-Star Predictions!