After I Do

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After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Adult – Contemporary

Published July 1st 2014 by Washington Square Press

 

 

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Books on My Fall TBR

Confession: I love fall more than summer. I am not a summer person at all and hate all extremes. Dead of winter is almost as awful to me as that summer day where the humidity is so bad it’s suffocating..If you can’t tell, I’m incredibly dramatic. Either way fall and spring are where it’s at. So being it’s also Banned Books Week I thought it’d be fun to combine their theme for this year (diversity) with books I want to read this fall (but will probably be more like november/december). So here are 10 books on my fall tbr that celebrate diversity.

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The Bluest Eye

It’s Banned Books Week Everyone! This year’s Banned Books Week will celebrate diversity in literature and explore why diverse books are more likely to be banned or challenged. Books by writers of color that are perennial targets for censors are Sherman Alexie’s “The Absolutely True Diary of A Part-Time Indian,” Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple,” Khaled Hosseini’s “The Kite Runner,” Rudolfo Anaya’s “Bless Me Ultima” and Maya Angelou’s “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.”

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TTT: All About Audio Freebie

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.

Oh I’m so excited for this week’s TTT as my favorite thing in the world is podcasts. I keep trying to get into audiobooks and just can’t (so any suggestions on that front would be awesome). Podcasts for me are everything though: long car rides, when running, and mainly when sitting at work (cube life forever). So here are the 8 podcasts I listen to when I’m pretending to work. 

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