Most Anticipated Releases: April, May, and June 2020

Hello, friends! The first quarter of the year is finally over (and whoo boy, each of those three months felt like an entire year, huh). Unfortunately, the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be anywhere in sight yet.

But take heart, and have faith! We will get through this, but only if we have kindness and compassion for each other. (Which means – if you can, STAY INDOORS.)

To lighten the mood a bit, allow me to present to you my usual Most Anticipated Releases post. (Click the link to see the rest of them.) These are the books coming out in April, May, and June that I’m excited to read!

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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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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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Most Anticipated Releases: January, February, and March 2020

Hello friends! It’s that time of the year again when people’s most anticipated releases come up. I love writing these posts (mostly because I can’t wait to buy these books like the trash bookish gremlin I am, lol) but often have difficulty because there’s just too many books in one year that I want to read and would need an intensely long-ass post. But at the same time, I felt like writing a most anticipated release post every month was just too much effort.

I solved that problem last year by deciding to write a most anticipated post every quarter. I fell by the wayside last year (what else is new?) but I’m reviving my quarterly most anticipated series once more, and I’m so excited to get to read these books this year!

Read on to find out what I’m eager to check out for January, February, and March 2020!

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#StartYourShelfathon Reading Challenge 2020: LET’S GET IT ON!!!

Hey there guys, gals, and non-binary pals! How’s your December going? Bought tons of books yet for yourselves or your loved ones? Gotten gifted some excellent reads yet? Or, on the flip side of things, how many books on your shelf – whether physical or electronic – have you bought earlier in the year but are still, now that 2019 is about to end, still unread?

Do you feel called out? I sure as heck did when CW announced this challenge! Coming to you from The Quiet Pond is a 2020 reading challenge that will finally knock some of those books still languishing on your TBR list. To know more, check out the #StartOnYourShelfathon introductory post!

As soon as CW announced this readathon, I started thinking about how I’d go about completing this challenge. I remember writing two posts listing all the books I still had on my physical TBR and my e-book TBR (check them out here and here if you’re interested!) and I wanted something similar for #StartYourShelfathon – a list of books that I’d periodically update throughout the year as I crossed titles off it, with visibility on my blog for accountability’s sake! But of course, because this is now an actual challenge, I wanted to be more organized.

Read more below for how I plan to go about finishing CW’s #StartYourShelfathon!

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State of the Bookshelf Address: eBooks [Vol. 1, 2019]

Howdy-do, guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Welcome back to my State of the Bookshelf Address, a three-part section on this blog where I list down everything – and I mean everything – that I have on my TBR.

Last time, I did the physical books edition whereI talked about all the physical books on my shelf that I had to get around to reading. I’ve gotten around to reading a handful of them, but I’m afraid I’ve still got quite a few more to get through.

Anyway, this edition will be talking about the eBooks I’ve amassed over time which I have yet to read. (Which are…well…the phrase ‘a lot’ would be an understatement.)

Read on!

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State of the Bookshelf Address: Physical Books [Vol. 1, 2019]

It’s official, y’all.

My TBR has gotten out of control.

Granted, my TBR has pretty much been out of control since I started this book blog. 😅 However, lately, it’s gotten way out of hand. I have so many physical books just languishing on my bookshelves, not to mention several e-books and e-ARCs on my iPad. That’s not even counting all of the audiobooks on my Scribd account that I’ve saved. I think it’s time to admit that I have a problem.

I’ve tried doing book bans before (“tried” being the operative word) but they didn’t really work – mostly because I didn’t really have a good grasp of what I had in my library, which didn’t exactly help make the ban real for me.

So I decided to start this series which I’m titling State of the Bookshelf Address! It comes in two parts: Physical Books (this one!) and e-Books. Here, I plan to chronicle all of the books on my various TBRs, with the end goal in mind of not purchasing another book until I finish off everything mentioned in this series.

Read on to find out what’s on my shelf!

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