✨Mid-Year Book (Freak Out) Tag \ 2021



[CC] My *triumphant* return to Booktube! I decided to skip the talk about my burnout and rambled instead about books.

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MENTIONED
Adri’s interview for Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun https://bit.ly/3fDfpUF
SBTB podcast with Alyssa Cole https://bit.ly/3ywaOer
Jocelyn https://bit.ly/3frs2Sy
Yvette https://bit.ly/3fM06Jx
Netflix’s High on the Hog

TAG
✨Chami @ chami https://bit.ly/3fpmyru
✨Ely @ Earl Grey Books https://bit.ly/3rW66nB

1. Best book you’ve read so far in 2021.
2. Best sequel you’ve read so far in 2021.
3. New release you haven’t read yet, but want to.
4. Most anticipated release for the second half of the year.
5. Biggest disappointment.
6. Biggest surprise.
7. Favourite new author. (Debut or new to you)
8. Newest fictional crush.
9. Newest favourite character.
10. Book that made you cry. (Saddest book you have read).
11. Book that made you happy.
12. Favourite book to film adaptation you saw this year.
13. Favourite review you’ve written this year. (Booktube version: Favorite video you have done so far in this year) ** I skipped this question**
14. Most beautiful book you’ve bought so far this year (or received)
15. What books do you need to read by the end of the year?

BOOKS
📖 Dear Senthuran: A Black Spirit Memoir by Akwaeke Emezi
CW: Cannibalism, Drug abuse, Medical content, Suicidal thoughts & attempt, Transphobia, Homophobia, and Sexual assault
📖 The Burning God by R.F. Kuang
CW: Blood, Violence, Gore, Death of animals & children, Drug use & addiction, Genocide, Cannibalism, Ableism, Rape, Sexual violence, and Suicide
📖 Mind of My Mind by Octavia E. Butler
CW: Ableism, Adult/minor relationship & Incest, Child abuse & death, Mental illness, Physical abuse, Suicidal thoughts, Addiction, Alcoholism & Drug abuse, Racial slurs, and Sexual violence
📖 Fifteen Hundred Miles from the Sun by Jonny Garza Villa
📖 We Are Owed. by Ariana Brown *not sponsored, just a fan* order link https://bit.ly/3CrbDHB
📖 Sana Sana by Ariana Brown
📖 Inventing Latinos: A New Story of American Racism, by Laura E. Gómez
CW: Violence, Genocide, Hate crime, Racial slurs, Racism, mentions of lynchings
📖 White Whiskey Bargain by Jodie Slaughter
CW: Sexual content, Gun violence, Kidnapping, and Terminal illness
📖 to love and mourn in the age of displacement by Alan Pelaez Lopez
CW: Death, Grief, Racism, and Trafficking
📖 Intergalactic Travels: Poems From a Fugitive Alien by Alan Pelaez Lopez
CW: Death, Homophobia, Racial slurs, Racism, and Panic attacks/disorders
📖 Pink Slip by Katrina Jackson
CW: Gun violence, Murder, Sexual content, and Stalking
📖 Measuring Up by Lily Lamotte Ann Xu (Illustrations)
📖 Praise Song for the Butterflies by Bernice L. McFadden
CW: Child abuse & death, Emotional abuse, Physical abuse, Slavery, Suicide & Suicidal thoughts, Rape, Sexism, Alcoholism and Drug abuse
📖 A Sprinkle of Spirits by Anna Meriano
CW: Death of parent, Grief, Cancer
📖 Kindred / Fledgling / Collected Stories by Octavia E. Butler (bind up from Library of America)
📖 Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
📖 The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
by Michael W. Twitty
📖 The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas by Monica Muñoz Martinez
📖 The City We Became by N.K Jemisin

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