Tag: #WeNeedDiverseBooks

Mar 31 2019

#BookReview Masquerade: Oddly Suited #IWSG Anthology

Masquerade: Oddly Suited #IWSG Anthology 2019 by L.G. Keltner, Jennifer Lane, Deborah Solice, C.D. Gallant-King, Elizabeth Mueller, Angela Brown, Myles Christensen, Chelsea Marie Ballard, Anstice Brown #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor (there are two first-time authors), Author I Haven’t Previously Read I enjoyed reading the ARC copy of Masquerade: Oddly Suited I was given in exchange for …

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Mar 28 2019

They Called Me Wyatt by @NatashaTynes #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor #BookReview

They Called Me Wyatt by Natasha Tynes #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic #DebutAuthor #BookReview Author I Haven’t Previously Read, Debut Book, MC returns to hometown Trope, Speculative Fiction book, Diverse book Expected publication: June 11 2019 by Rare Bird Books I received an unedited ARC of this book in exchange for my honest review. Siwar is a Christian …

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Feb 19 2019

Worldbuilding #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day twelve of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring a fellow book-about-creating-settings author: Rebekah Loper We’re talking about the book The A-Zs of Worldbuilding: Building …

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Feb 18 2019

Wheels of Time #AtoZChallenge Book Review, Tour, and Blog Hop #Fantasy #ChildrensBooks #wheelsoftime

#quote Wheels of Time by Nidhi

First Annual #AtoZChallenge Book Reviews, Tour, and Blog Hop! Welcome back! It’s day eleven of this great event. This blog will have reviews and tour stops on February 4, 8, 18, 19, 21, 27, and 28. Today I’m featuring fellow fantasy author: Nidhi GS We’re talking about the book Wheels of Time. First up, my …

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Jan 12 2019

Book Reviews and Day 6 of #BoutOfBooks has a Dreamcast (Not the Video Game System)

Drawing from The Alchemist

Bout of Books 24 Today’s challenge: Dream cast Share your dream cast for a book that hasn’t been adapted yet I read that as Dreamcast… Perhaps that is why I decided to go with a book that has a videogame system as a big part of the plot twist/ meet cute: Strangely, Incredibly Good by …

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Jan 10 2019

Rave #BookReview During #Boutofbooks 24

Bout of Books 24 Today’s challenge: Synopsis Rewrite Take a favorite book and re-write the synopsis (book description) from the point of view of the non-main character It was difficult to pick which book I wanted to use for this. I’m going with this one because I think I can do the challenge well using …

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Dec 30 2018

The Definition of Honor and a Book Review

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The noun HONOR is defined as strong admiration for someone for a distinct reason. I submit to you that the definition of HONOR is actually the ability to crush those under you because your peers and superiors consider it your right to do and believe that you would crush them the same way they would …

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Oct 25 2018

Four Book Reviews

The Murders in the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe I enjoyed the discussion of Chess. Hoyle (a game I’ve never heard of) comes up next, which I’m guessing is like poker, based on the book’s description. Telling me about a library in Paris… that’s always a quick way to entice this reader! I learned …

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Oct 11 2018

Feeling Support

In my Escape the Hate post, I discussed how I felt, as a diverse person, being lumped in with profanity and violence. And that, as a supporter of the We Need Diverse Books movement, I wouldn’t join a certain writing contest. Never in the post did I identify the place, contest, or those running it. …

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Sep 28 2018

Pumpkin Spice Goals and Dealing with Blows

https://gotgoalsbloghop.blogspot.com #GotGoalsBlogHop Yesterday, I posted about the latest blow to my soul. I won’t rehash it here. On the upside, a friend of a friend is considering creating an opposing anthology that would allow diversity, just to prove that you can have a “clean read” G rated anthology AND everything and anything covered in the …

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Sep 24 2018

Fun Readathon! Wrap-Up for #TackleTBR and #BookReview Times Two

Tackle Your To-be-Read Read-a-thon 2018 9/21: Challenge & Giveaway at Wishful Endings Challenge: Initials Challenge This challenge is to find books to represent your initials. J— L — D — The Jakkattu Vector by P.K. Tyler; Lenape Country: Delaware Valley Society Before William Penn by Jean R. Soderlund; Double Negative by C. Lee McKenzie 9/22: …

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Aug 24 2018

Exciting Readathon #Reading and #BookReview Results on Challenge Days 2 to 5 of #boutofbooks 23

Bout of Books 23 Challenges: Day 2= Book Plot Emoji Tell the plot of a book with emojis. See below! Day 3= Literary Villain Who are your favorite literary bad guys? Maven Calore Ryzek Noavek Aro, Jane The Eyes in the Shadows The Chandrian Dexter Day 4= Book Trip Share books set in places you …

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Jul 28 2018

#NaNoProMo Day 28 Improved Author Brand to Blow Your Mind

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo #NaNoProMo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! Author Brand: “brand the author, not the book” I’m well aware of this. That’s why all my social media goes to my name. My website is what-are-they, isn’t my name, but it is the brand I want to …

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Jul 08 2018

Day Eight of #NaNoProMo is About Book Marketing Tips and Ideas

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! The Squeaky Wheel Gets the Grease I’m not really sure who to ask for what. How about this… I’m looking for fellow bloggers who are interested in featuring an author who – has a New Adult book out – …

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Jul 07 2018

Day Seven of #NaNoProMo is About Social Media

https://badredheadmedia.com/nanopromo National Novel Promotion Month took place in May. I missed it. Better late than never! I think I’ll do my responses using bulletpoints. The only social media sites that I don’t “get” are G+ and Tumblr. I feel like there should be a “how to” video out there that better explains them, like ways …

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May 21 2018

Reviews #BoutOfBooks and #BlogTour #BookTour

I read three books during this read-a-thon. #boutofbooks #bob22igchallenge wrap-up = 3 books read King's Cage @victoriaaveyard V-card @aliciamichaelsauthor 500 low glycemic index recipes (Logue) A post shared by J Lenni Dorner (@jlennidorner) on May 21, 2018 at 9:02pm PDT King’s Cage #WeNeedDiverseBooks #SpecFic This book has important (though unnatural) weather, and therefore counts toward …

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