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#ReadWomen December

Originally posted on The Fault in Our Blogs:
Greetings, everyone! So, I’ve decided to take part in #ReadWomen December. This is something I just found out about today, and am very excited about. The gist is that for a month, readers have decided to deck out their reading lists with female authors – some choosing to read female authors only for December, others vowing to include more women writers than they usually read. For more information, the twitter hashtag has been a great resource for me. So in honor of celebrating women’s voices, I thought I’d share some of my favorite books by female authors, as well as a few books on my own #ReadWomen reading list. Recommendations: Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins Lois Lane: Fallout by Gwenda Bond Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker The Glass Castle: A Memoir by…

Top Ten Tuesday (December 1, 2015): Top Ten Most Anticipated 2016 Debut Novels

Originally posted on The Daydreaming Bookworm:
Happy Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a bookish meme hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s topic is a Top Ten 2016 Debuts Novels You Are Looking Forward To. 2016 is going to be BIG for debut novels. There are some really GREAT books coming out next year  and I feel like we are all just going to be swimming in debut novels! I CAN’T WAIT! Let’s begin! That’s all for this weeks TTT. Are you excited for any of these books? I know I am! If you did a TTT leave your list down below so I can check out your list 🙂 !

Reader’s Nook: QA with Chhimi

Originally posted on Scribbling Owlet:
Image Source: Pixabay Author Bio: Half Tibetan, half English, Chhimi Tenduf-La has lived in Sri Lanka, on and off, for thirty years. Educated at Eton and Durham, he runs an international school in Colombo, teaches economics and provides university counselling. His first book, The Amazing Racist, was published in January 2015 and Panther was released in July of the same year. What I have to say about Chhimi: He is a down-to-earth persona and is extremely polite. I have interacted with him many times virtually and it is always a delight to know more about him and his work. Also, I have just read one of his books and he writes well. I will soon read and review his next work – Panther. Here are the questions answered by Chhimi. 🙂 Name 5-10 of your most favourite books Fight Club, Catch 22, Chinaman, The Sense of an Ending, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Of Mice and Men. A book that you have re-read the most Chinaman by Shehan Karunatilika because…