Hey y’all! When I said September was snatching my check, just know I was super serious. If you’re new here, at the beginning of the year I challenged myself to buy at least one book every month in support of authors and independent bookstores. Some months I end up buying more than one book and this was one of those months.
My local bookstore has closed down, which did make me sad but now I’m supporting a Black-owned independent bookstore and that makes me happy. If you’d like to find a Black-owned bookstore near you, click here for the directory. I got these books from Cultured Books through their online shop.
Since I have a whopping 9 books on the list this month (and if you know me, you know that’s a LOT) I’ll just include links to the synopsis rather than the full synopsis.
This month’s picks are:
Hey y’all! I’m kinda slacking today (and this week) but I’m sure y’all already know that. All that doesn’t mean it isn’t too late to grab a beverage and cozy blanket because it’s time for us to catch up!
Hey y’all! This review has been in my drafts for the longest because I totally forgot I hadn’t posted it yet. I’ve been thirsting after Zaf since I read it and I really can’t wait for Eve Brown’s story.
Talia Hibbert returns with another charming romantic comedy about a young woman who agrees to fake date her friend after a video of him “rescuing” her from their office building goes viral…
Hey y’all! So I’ve been pretty behind on posting but I felt like I kind of had to do this one. Like, it’s just too easy not to and I really want to update y’all on what I’ve been reading.
WWW Wednesday is a meme that was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived by Sam of Taking on a World of Words. All you’ve got to do is answer these three questions.
What are you currently reading?
Hey y’all! So it’s no secret that Dear Haiti, Love Alaine has been one of my favorite books this year. I’ve been trying to find more Haitian authors who write YA Contemporary and this one really hit the sweat spot. I’m taking part in Sammie’s Tour the World in 30 Books Blog Tour as a way of getting new books for her community’s library, and this is my contribution. I absolutely love this tour and I’m so happy that a whole new group of kids will have this book in hands reach soon enough.
Now, here’s how Dear Haiti, Love Alaine stole a piece of my heart.