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Friday’s Further Reading | 5

Welcome back to Friday’s Further Reading! If you missed previous posts, you can check them out here. Friday’s Further Reading is chance for me to share some interesting reads I’ve come across in the past few weeks. These could be short stories, poems, posts from other bloggers, or news articles; bookish and otherwise.

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Readathons

K-Pop Readathon: My TBR

Noura (@theperksofbeingnoura) recently launched this K-Pop themed readathon and since I’ve recently gotten into BTS I thought it would be fun to take part and maybe even expand my K-Pop horizons a bit?

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Listicles

Books About Race

I’ve been thinking about whether or not I was going to post anything about what’s been happening since the tragic death of George Floyd. I’ve been signing petitions, donating, and sharing resources on social media, but I haven’t posted anything here on my blog. I’ve been deliberating this for a while now but I didn’t know whether I had anything valuable to add to the conversation. On the other hand, not saying anything was sitting uncomfortably with me, and getting more uncomfortable every time one of my scheduled posts written weeks ago went live with no mention of what’s currently going on.

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Monthly Updates

Stacking the Shelves: May

Hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality, Stacking the Shelves is a regular feature where I share everything I’ve added to my TBR list in the past month. Each month I look at the books I’ve discovered and tell you what they’re about, where I found them, why I want to read them, what their shelf status is, how high of a priority they are, and finally what my rating prediction is.

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Listicles

Six For Sunday: Favourite series

Six For Sunday is a weekly blog series created by Steph @ ALittleButALot. Prompts for April, May, and June 2020 are now up, and May’s prompts are all about series! Today is the big one: favourite series. Once again, I’m recyling the same series as last week for this Six For Sunday post because I predominantly read standalones, but when I love a series I love a series hard. I’ve also only picked five because even though I’ve read other series and liked them, there weren’t any others that I felt as strongly about as I do these five.

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3 Stars Reviews

Book Review: A View of the Empire at Sunset by Caryl Philips

Caryl Philips tells the story of Ella Gwendolyn Rees Williams; a girl born in the British colony of Dominica at the height of the Empire who grows up to become Jean Rhys, the mid-century Modernist writer who penned Wide Sargasso Sea. Philips’s novel tells the fictionalised story of Jean Rhys’s life prior to the success of the Jane Eyre prequel, building up to an anxiously anticipated return voyage to her birthplace.

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