Who is Centred in Your Narrative? (a discussion of Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez) – NOT SPOILER-FREE

Woven in Moonlight was one of my most anticipated reads for the first quarter of 2020, and when I finally got the chance to read it for #PhilMythReadathon (check out my TBR video here, or the announcement video here) I was super eager to get started.

Unfortunately, I ended up feeling a bit uncomfortable about how the book’s plot ultimately ended up panning out – enough to write a whole review about it, apparently.

Please keep in mind the following things: I am not Latinx and I am not Bolivian. Therefore take all of my criticism with a grain of salt.

Also, please be aware that this review contains spoilers (although I tried to keep them as vague as possible). So if you haven’t read Woven in Moonlight yet, you might want to skip this post!

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#ReRaReadathon: Author Prompts!

Hey there, comrades! I hope everyone’s doing well and is staying indoors if they are able.  I know being on quarantine, self-isolating, or being in lockdown can be difficult. But we’ve all got to do our part to help flatten the curve and avoid spreading the virus around.

To help occupy some time and take your mind off things, I’ve partnered with Linda @ A Crimson Daisy to bring you the Reverse Racism Readathon, a readathon dedicated to books by authors of colour!

Want to know more? Read on!

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Blog anniversary Q&A!

It’s officially been two years since I first created my own little corner here on the Internet. Woah, time certainly flies. Anyone here who’s been following my blog since its early days as The Backwards Bookshelf? What about when I rebranded to Your Tita Kate?

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One of the ways I thought I’d celebrate two years of being a book blogger was to host a Q&A, and here it is! I grouped all similar questions together so if you don’t see your specific question, it may be grouped in with another that has the same answer.

Enjoy!

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[Book Review] The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics – Olivia Waite // a sexy and scientific foray into history

Quite often, it turns out my random, on-a-whim purchases turn out to be some of my absolute favourite reads. I’d been seeing The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics on Twitter for quite some time – and I know so much of the f/f fan brigade absolutely adored it – but I didn’t actually buy it until the e-book went on sale a few weeks ago.

Once I delved into this book, I immediately understood the hype. The Lady’s Guide to Celestial Mechanics has got so much going for it, and I’m honestly kicking myself a little bit for not reading it earlier.

Want to find out why I adored this f/f historical romance so much? Read on!

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My blog’s second birthday is coming up!

My blog is turning two! *pterodactyl screeching ensues*

I never imagined that I would actually have spent two entire ass years building my little corner of the Internet, making friends, reading more diverse books, promoting my favorite authors, and learning so much about the bookish industry and content creation. But here we are!

To help celebrate Your Tita Kate’s Terrible Twos, I thought up two (sort of, I guess?) fun things we could do!

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February E-Book Haul [in which ya tita is a trash gremlin]

Because ya tita is a trash gremlin (and because some coin from the Amazon affiliate links finally came through!), I decided to purchase some stuff on Kindle. And, well…let’s just say, I ended up with a whole lot more than I anticipated.

(But what else is new?)

As always, this post contains affiliate links! So if you’d like to enable me buying more Kindle e-books (lmfao 🤪) please do click on the links and make your purchases from there, at no additional cost to you!

Read on to check out my e-book haul!

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[Book Review] Untamed Shore by Silvia Moreno-Garcia // a hauntingly familiar coming-of-age and noir blend

I’ll be honest. The only reason I requested this book is because of the shark on the cover. 😅 However, I ended up absolutely loving it! (Not to mention completely and totally falling for Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s writing. Am I off to get more of her books now? I can neither confirm nor deny.)

I used to tell people that I wasn’t really interested in literary fiction. Turns out, I’m just uninterested in literary fiction written by and featuring cishet white men.

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Curious about Untamed Shores by Silvia Moreno-Garcia? Read on to find out what I thought!

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