WWW Wednesday (#9)

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Lori @ The Reading Fairy mentioned that she really liked my takes on WWW Wednesday the other day, so I guess I’ve got to give the people what they want.

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.

What are you currently reading?

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Mid-Year Book Freak-Out Tag

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Welcome one and all. 2020 has been quite the year and we’re only halfway through it. Well, now we’re a little more than halfway in. This tag was created by Chami and Ely Jayne. (Thank you Zezee for including that in yours).

I’ve read 18 books so far this year, which is actually quite a lot for me. My goal was 25 but it looks like I’ll be passing that sooner than I expected. So this year, I have some things to say about what I’ve read thus far.

1. Best book you’ve read so far in 2020.

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Book of the Month ~ June

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I have some sad news y’all: My local bookstore is closing. I’ve tried supporting them online but they haven’t added any new selections and when I went to their physical location last week, there was a “for sale” sign on the window.

I’m sad to see it go and I’m pretty sure it’s in large part due to Covid-19. As someone who loves supporting small businesses, this hurts a little extra. I’m going to miss it a whole lot and I hope a good business replaces it.

All that being said, I was still able to buy a book from an independent bookstore for June. This time, I decided to buy one from a black owned bookstore. The shop I bought it from is called Cultured Books and it’s physical location is in Tampa, Florida. Seeing as I don’t live in or near Tampa, I bought this online.

So this month’s pick is:

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The Black Book Blogger Tag

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I’ve been seeing the Black Booktuber Tag floating around YouTube and I wanted to hop on the trend… but I don’t have a booktube. Instead, I’ll be answering the questions here and tagging black bloggers!

Check out the original tag here and the playlist of The Unfriendly Black Hotties taking on the tag.

1. Tell us a little bit about yourself!

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