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

Welcome to the second annual Bookish Jazz Awards! πŸŽ‰ 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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Gravemaidens Readalong: Voracious Book Club Pick for November

The cat is finally out of the bag! For the last couple of months, Haley @ Caffeinated Reader, Ruby @ Bookishly Ruby, and I have been secretly plotting and putting together a Gravemaidens readalong to refresh our goldfish memories before Warmaidens releases in December!

We’ve got all the details on the November readalong, plus some fun surprises thanks Kelly’s generosity! Be sure to check out the rest of the post so you don’t miss out!

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5 Books with Fall Vibes + Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Recipe!

Leaves falling leaves GIF on GIFER - by Malkree

We’re knee-deep in fall here in the northern hemisphere, and the temperature is finally beginning to cool down here in San Diego. Which for me means more time curled up reading books and drinking fall beverages, which for me means pumpkin spice everything.

Today I’m sharing 5 books with fall vibes that you all should read, as well as my dupe recipe for Starbucks’ pumpkin cream cold brew. Get in your cozy spot and grab your favorite beverage!

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9 Books You MUST Read This Spooky Season

It’s finally October, which means I’m no longer a weirdo for having decorated my apartment for Halloween! πŸ™ŒπŸ™ŒπŸ™Œ Sure, it might be freaking 100Β° F (38Β° C) and my state is on fire so it doesn’t feel like autumn, but I’m going to drink my pumpkin ale and lattes and sweat in scarves anyways.

2020 Spooky Reads recommendations

To celebrate the beginning of Spooky Season, it’s time to share a list of 8 books to read to get you in the mood! Can you guess what I have on my list this year?

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Black Lives Matter: How to Get Involved, Resources & Reading Recommendations

Black Lives Matter was founded in 2013 in response to the murder of Trayvon Martin, yet countless Black lives continue to be lost at the hands of police and white supremacists. The time for silence is long over; the status is not quo and it is critical that we support the people on the ground fighting for their lives (during a pandemic which is disproportionately affecting them, no less) and demand change.

Reader Voracious is going on hiatus for the time being to focus my energy on supporting Black Lives Matter and becoming a better ally. But I want to use my platform to provide information how you can be involved, resources of where to look for information, reading suggestions to confront our privilege, and uplift three Black debut authors’ novels we all should add to our TBRs!

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