2020 Bookish Jazz Awards Nominees: Vote now for your favorite books!

Welcome to the second annual Bookish Jazz Awards! ๐ŸŽ‰ Designed to actually give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year, the goal of these awards is to recognize all of the amazing stories we got to read this year!

๐Ÿ† Related: Read more about the history of the awards & why they were created!

I am so excited to reveal the nominations to you all! And now YOU get to vote for YOUR favorites – which ones will make it to the semi-final round? It is up to you!

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The Bookish Jazz Awards: nominate your favorite YA & Adult books of the year!

Welcome to the second annual Bookish Jazz Awards! ๐ŸŽ‰ Established in 2019 as the Bookish Reader’s Choice Awards, the awards are designed to give readers their voice to determine the “best” reads of the year unlike the Goodreads awards. It’s our time as readers to celebrate all the amazing books published this year – both YA and Adult – across all genres!

Nominate your favorite 2020 books for the Bookish Jazz Awards

The 2020 Bookish Jazz Award Season is now open and accepting YOUR nominations for the best books of the year! Nominations across genres for both YA and adult books will be accepted until November 10, 2020…. so what are you waiting for?

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All About StoryGraph – a better goodreads, finally!

It’s no secret that I hate Goodreads. The platform hasn’t seen any meaningful updates in several years, it is owned by my nemesis Amazon, and looks like it was designed in 2006. But until now there wasn’t a good alternative for tracking books, reviews, reading challenges, and stats that was all in one place. Until now.

When I found out about StoryGraph, I was intrigued. A clean and modern interface? Actually good recommendations? Statistics and charts already there for me?! StoryGraph sounded like a dream come true, and let me tell you the dream is now reality! In fact, I’m so excited about it that I needed to write this post to share the love and get you all started!

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Reading Around the Globe: Erin in the UK

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“I think it needs more publicity for childrenโ€™s fiction.ย  I find MG and YA titles brilliantly written and full of exciting storylines but this is not getting enough publicity.ย “

Welcome to Reading Around the Globe, a series here on Reader Voracious Blog geared at fostering a culture of understanding in the bookish community about access to books in various countries around the world. Each post in the series highlights a full interview with one international reader. You can read more about this series and catch up on previous interviews on the master post.

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