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    Reader Problem Book Tag

    1. You have 20,000 books on your TBR. How in the world do you decide what to read next?   The tragedy of TBR piles is they’re like the room or drawer we like to stick everything in; out of sight for too long and they’re forgotten! But generally, when I do dig back into the pile, I start with whatever I’m in the mood for.   For the record, I think it’s safe to say I will perish before I get to the bottom of my TBR pile. It’s that  big.   2. You’re halfway through a book and you’re just not loving it. Do you quit or are you…

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    Tuesday Tbr: Books To Celebrate Black History Month

    Let’s take a step back for a second and get real: I lack some serious diversity in my tbr pile. Most of the authors I read are women, Southeast Asian, or white men. Only one of the authors I have on my tbr shelf is anAfrican-American: Octavia Butler. THIS IS NOT OKAY.  IT’S A WHOLE NEW LEVEL OF UNACCEPTABLE. With February being Black History Month, I decided to ask librarians for diverse book recommendations. They hooked me up with some awesome books that celebrate African-American writers. So, let’s talk about the books I’m reading for Black History Month:

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    Life: What I'm Reading, What I'm Up To

    Dear Lovely Readers, This month has been madness. Not necessarily madness in a purely negative way. There’s been a load of good, too. Finally, my husband and I are 100% settled into our new apartment. I took some photos with my new camera, the Cannon T6i, and I’m loving this space. Well, as much as one can love an adorned shoe box looking out to Puget Sound. I’m still sending out queries for my book, PCSR. This is completely expected. It can take months to years before anyone turns a curious head, so I’m alright with this. As a friend of mine would say, “It is what it is.” At…

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