5 Books I’m Reading During Black History Month

For me, being an ally and supporting the black lives matter movement is more than just talking about it and posting a black box to my Instagram feed. There’s work to be done, and I want to continue to grow as a person by continuing to educate myself and putting action to my words while showing my support. That’s why I made sure to take the time this month to support black authors and educating myself with the following books.

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Reading List: Summer 2020

Originally, this was going to be a list of beach reads that I recommend. However, Florida has recently become an epicenter for COVID-19, so I’m not sure when the next time I will want to go to the beach will be. The result is that I have included more than the typical light beach reads (but those are fun, and I’ve included them as well). If you’re looking for a new book, perhaps you’ll find something once you finish reading this post.

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Analyzing Coriolanus Snow’s Character Consistency After The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes also gives us some insight into how Snow thinks, what has influenced him, and possible causes of what led him to become the man we know him to be in The Hunger Games. After reading the book, I thought that it would be interesting to revisit the movies and see how his character compares to what I read, or how it might have evolved since then.

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What I’m Reading This Month

There are so many books on my reading list, and I thought I would share what I’m excited to read for National Book Month.

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To All the Boys I Loved Before Book Review

This past Christmas, my sister gifted me a copy of To All the Boys I Loved Before by Jenny Han. It was a series that I had been wanting to read for a while, especially since Netflix turned it into a romantic comedy that everyone was instantly obsessed with.
After reading it, I can see why. The sentiment that the book is better than the movie remains true in the case of this book. I found myself laughing and crying as I read.

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