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Trigger Warnings in Literature (and what I think about them)

Recently, a rather well-known author has come under fire for saying that she doesn’t want trigger warnings (which may give away spoilers) on her books. She says she prefers her readers to go in blind, offers a blanket “don’t read my books if you think you’ll be affected by sensitive material” comment and says go and read an entire plot summary if you think you may be triggered by a book. 1,298 more words

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Mini Book Reviews: Two trans-character stories, a memoir I couldn't put down, and my favorite birthday present.

It’s been a slower reading week, mostly because I’m on the verge of finishing two other books, both very gripping – and truth be told, I’m a little annoyed I couldn’t stay away from my… 1,062 more words

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Mini-Reviews: With vacation reads!

Good morning, Constant Readers! It’s been awhile, but I’m back with a few books, including three or four I read on vacation – you know, when I wasn’t playing Rummikub with my sisters. 844 more words

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#ReadThemAllThon TBR

#ReadThemAllThon is an epic Pokemon-based readathon hosted by the wonderful Aentee. (click there to go to sign up!) The aim of the, er, game, is to read 8 books matching up to the challenges (which correlate to the 8 Indigo league gyms) over the course of three weeks. 1,028 more words

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Ten Things Books Have Made Me Want To Do

You know that saying about readers having many lives through the books they read? I love it, because there are so many things I can’t do, but would love to. 819 more words

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What If Slavery Never Fell: Underground Airlines [Book Review]

I’ve been on a bit of an alternate-history kick recently, which has led me to believe that it is possibly one of the most challenging genres an author might tackle. 772 more words

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Booktube-A-Thon 2016!

I don’t suppose you’ll ever guess what starts today…

YES, BOOKTUBE-A-THON 2016! And yes, I am VERY excited. 314 more words

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