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September 2020 New Book Releases

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Happy September, Bookworms!

There are two and a half weeks left of summer and we still have even more epic book releases to be excited for. September is filled with many diverse reads, cover-buys, emotional rollar coasters, and pure magic. There’s also a lot of young adult, fantasy and romance books, which are all my favorite genres to read.

Here are my anticipated September releases you may be interested in:

September 1st

  • A Girl Is A Body of Water by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi (Fiction/POC)

  • Forget Me Nat by Maria Scrivan (middle grade/graphic novel)

  • Recommended For You by Laurea Silverman (YA contemporary romance)

  • Snow White with the Red Hair (Volume 9) (manga/graphic novel)


September 8th

  • Happy Narwhalidays! by Ben Clanton (middle grade/graphic novel) [review]


September 15th

  • Grown by Tiffany D. Jackson (YA/mystery/thriller/POC)

  • Legendborn by Tracy Deonn (YA fantasy/historical fantasy/POC) [review]


September 22nd

  • Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron (middle grade/fantasy/POC)

  • Smash It! by Francina Simone (YA contemporary romance/POC/OwnVoices)


September 29th

  • All This Time by Mikki Daughtry (YA contemporary romance)

  • Breathless by Jennifer Nivan (YA contemporary romance)

  • Fence: Striking Distance by Sarah Rees Brennan (LGBTQ+/YA contemporary romance/graphic novel/sports)

  • Finding Balance by Kati Gardner (YA contemporary romance/disabilities rep)

  • Quasi Redux by Christina Bauer (paranormal romance)

  • Skyhunter by Marie Lu (YA science fiction)

What are some of your top anticipated September reads?

As Always, Happy Reading!!!

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Bookish Memes New Book Finds Stacking The Shelves

Stacking the Shelves: POC Picture Books Edition – 8/21/20

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality. You share all the wonderful new books you’ve added to your shelves (physical, ebooks, galleys, library, audio).

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Happy Friday, Bookworms!

I’ve recently been looking for children’s picture books by POC authors and/or had POC characters to add to my tbr. I found a lot of great sounding books and wanted to share them on my next Stacking the Shelves post.

I meant to share this list last weekend but I had other posts planned/prioritized. I’m happy to share all these picture books with you all.

All Are Welcome
by Alexandra Penfold, Illustrated by Suzanne Kaufman

Antiracist Baby Picture Book
by Ibram X. Kendi, Illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky

The Day You Begin
by Jacqueline Woodson, Illustrated by Rafael López

Say Something by Peter H. Reynolds

Mixed: A Colorful Story by Arree Chung

You Matter by Christian Robinson

Mommy’s Khimar by Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow,
Illustrated by Ebony Glenn

Just Like Me
by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne
by Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrated by John Parra

We Are Water Protectors
by Carole Lindstrom, Illustrated by Michaela Goade

I Am Perfectly Designed by Karamo Brown,
with Jason “Rachel” Brown, Illustrated by Anoosha Syed

Cool Cuts
by Mechal Renee Roe

For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World
by Michael W. Waters, Illustrated by Keisha Morris

Pink Is For Boys
by Robb Pearlman, Illustrated by Eda Kaban

What books have you recently added to your tbr that you are most looking forward to reading?

Thanks for stopping by and reading my post. Have a relaxing weekend!

As Always, Happy Reading!!!

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