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BLOG TOUR: Memorial by Bryan Washington

Set in Houston, Texas, Washington's second novel is a stirring, profound expression of complex relationships and enduring love. Benson and Mike are a queer, interracial couple that get separated when Mike decides to travel to Japan to be with his dying father at the same time that Mike's mother, Mitsuko arrives in Houston to visit him.

Five Overrated Books

I usually only post about books I love on my blog but this post is a bit different as I'm sure you can tell from the title. Today, I'm going to be discussing the 5 books I believe to be hyperbolically overrated as far as the online book community is concerned

Books I’m Reading for Bisexual Visibility Week

As it's currently Bisexual Visibility or Awareness week, an international celebration that is observed annually from 16 - 23 September, I've compiled a line-up of books with bi characters that I'm hoping to finish by the end of this month.

Book Review! BLACK JOY – An Essay Collection

From essays about revolutionising the way we perceive masculinity to Carnival to Caribbean food to creating spaces for Black people to enjoy cultural expression ... these essays discuss how Black Joy can either be a deeply personal or collective experience.

Let’s Talk About Cancel Culture

To claim victimhood for simply having an opinion is a wilful act of ignorance that completely disregards the detrimental impact those opinions have on society's most vulnerable people.

Books that got me into thriller

. These narratives have always lent themselves more suitably to TV and cinema in my opinion but the books featured in today's post have shown me that they can be just as nail-biting and suspenseful in books too.

Five Underrated Books

Last time, I posted my Top 5 picks for the most Overrated books right now in the book community online but today I wanted to do the opposite...

Books I’m Reading for Bisexual Visibility Week

As it's currently Bisexual Visibility or Awareness week, an international celebration that is observed annually from 16 - 23 September, I've compiled a line-up of books with bi characters that I'm hoping to finish by the end of this month.

BLOG TOUR: Memorial by Bryan Washington

Set in Houston, Texas, Washington's second novel is a stirring, profound expression of complex relationships and enduring love. Benson and Mike are a queer, interracial couple that get separated when Mike decides to travel to Japan to be with his dying father at the same time that Mike's mother, Mitsuko arrives in Houston to visit him.

Young Adult Books That Celebrate Black Joy

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.

How to get out of a Reading Slump

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.

What’s Your Hogwarts House?

Hello Readers! I hope you’re having a wonderful week whatever you’re doing, or reading! I’ve finally decided to start reading what is without doubt one of the most famous and […]

Book Bloggers Share Their Favourite Books of 2021 So Far

For today's post, I teamed up with some fellow bloggers in the book community to share with you our Top 3 books of 2021 So Far! I'm so excited to be sharing my first ever collaborative post with you all, which wouldn't have been possible without the help of all the lovely bloggers featured below. I hope you enjoy reading their recommendations! x