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.
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.
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!
Nothing complements the monotony of a repetitive task like listening to an audiobook. Right? I agree, but lately I’ve also found that listening to Bookish podcasts can be just as conducive to getting all those boringly tedious tasks out of the way
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.
I loved the dynamics of the writing that was at times highly academic and at other at times casual. It covers various different aspects of afro hair, de-stigmatising the negative connotations synonymous with black hair types from a spiritual, political, philosophical and even mathematical vantage point.
If you’re a books enthusiast, you’ll probably agree that the act of book buying is just as fulfilling as the practise of reading itself.
I personally love physical books and nurture fantasies of one day having my own personal library or boon of escapism from the world, but routinely switching between different reading formats keeps the practice stimulating and engaging.
In my attempts to read more inclusively, I too have enjoyed reading more LGBTQIA+ fiction and so in today’s post, I would like to share with you 6 LBGTQIA+ Fiction Books Worth Reading;
Instead of reaching for gargantuan goodreads targets, set yourself a goal to read a fewer amount of inspiring books rather than a lot of books that are average.
I had a very small number of books or number of books read that center on black voices, Latinx voices, indigenous voices, LGBTQ+ voices, Asian voices and minority ethnic voices. Of course I have some books that fit this bill
Own Voices books are typically known as books that feature protagonists from marginalised communities that were written by authors who share those same characteristics.
For many people, October marks the dawn of Autumn, that cosy rustic season synonymous with vibrant sepia colours, knitwear, pumpkin hot chocolates and the delightfully terrifying holiday that is Halloween. But did you know that October is also Black History Month in the U.K.?
Most avid readers and bloggers within the book community will know the internal conflict of book buying bans well. It is a resolution to abstain from buying new books for any specified period of time.
Despite my former misgivings though, romance can be as enjoyable and accessible a genre or story arc that would appeal to all genders, men, women, non-binary etc.
As it would turn out, not all books of this genre are gargantuan-sized political or historical verbiage, with cryptic equations and analyses and graphs.