Happy Sunday bookworms!
It’s been a crazy few weeks, am I right? I feel like 2020 has been a roller coaster of emotions, and I would like to go back to some semblance of normalcy. I sincerely hope we’ve seen all that 2020 has to throw at us…
*Bookish Weekly Wrap-Up is a weekly post where I feature what books I’ve been reading, which books are on my upcoming TBR, what posts were published on the blog for the past week, any bookish news I came across, and noteworthy posts from around the bookish community.
My family and I got away for a long weekend to Lake Erie. I’ve got to say, it was so nice to have a change of scenery.
Despite it being a bit chilly, it was a gorgeous weekend!
Recently Finished Reading:
» The Time of Green Magic by Hilary McKay
While I was expecting a middle grade fantasy, this was more contemporary with some magic realism elements. Unfortunately, this one came up a bit short for me.
» Rick by Alex Gino
Another wonderful MG book from Alex Gino. They (preferred pronoun) write such relevant and informational books with LGBTQIA+ elements. Rick includes a main character that is questioning their sexuality and exploring the idea they might be aromantic.
» Drama by Raina Telgemeier
I loved how this book centered around kids in their school’s theater production. I also appreciated the inclusion of gay characters in a MG graphic novel. I think coming off a Svetlana Chmakova graphic novel made this one dull in comparison…
» Bloom by Kevin Panetta
This was a wonderful YA graphic novel about a M/M romance. I loved the blue color pallet carried out through the entirety of the book.
» The Bromance Book Club (Bromance Book Club #1) by Lyssa Kay Adams
I was surprised with how much I enjoyed this adult romance. I was delighted with all the feminist tones, and enjoyed the humor.
» Internment by Samira Ahmed
Need a very relevant YA dystopian book in your life? The scary & unsettling thing about this book was that I could actually seeing this come to pass here in the U.S. under our current political leadership.
» New Kid (New Kid #1) by Jerry Craft
An excellent MG graphic novel about a black boy attending a predominately white private school for the first time.
» White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
ALL white people need to read this book. DiAngelo really puts things into perspective. I learned so much.
» Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
» All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson
» The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Have you read any of the books included in this post? If so, what did you think?
What are you currently reading?
What will you read next?
Have a wonderful week & happy reading