May 2021 Book Wrap-Up

In addition to the 6 ARCs I received from NetGalley, I read 9 physical books as well [and started Know My Name by Chanel Miller but didn’t finish 😥 ]. During the first half of May I was absolutely killing my reading, but fell into a bit of a slump after finishing the Six ofContinue reading “May 2021 Book Wrap-Up”

April 2021 Wrap-Up

There were a lot of great causes and celebrations to highlight for the month of April! April is Autism Acceptance Month, Arab Heritage Month, National Poetry Month, and Earth Day (at least in the United States). Additionally, Passover, Ramadan, and Easter were also all observed in April this year. While I read diverse books acrossContinue reading “April 2021 Wrap-Up”

Blog: New Branding and Future Goals with LellieReads

Logo design: Introducing my new logo! The logo for all of my ‘LellieReads blogs’ features my slogan “Diverse Reads in the Deep South” as well as the Memphis M-bridge as an open book. The color is mostly blue, a reference to the Memphis blues on Beale Street. Blue is also used on our sports teamsContinue reading “Blog: New Branding and Future Goals with LellieReads”

Blog Post: March 2021 Wrap-Up

I’ll be honest, March simultaneously felt like it was 3 months long and like it was over in a blink. This month I read 9 books, most of them middle grade. This month I bought a house, packed, moved, and started unpacking all in the span of about 3 weeks so I needed some quickContinue reading “Blog Post: March 2021 Wrap-Up”

Blog Post: Stand Up for AAPI & Stop Asian Hate

TW: Violence, Murder, Anti-Asian hate crimes It’s easy to post recommendations for books because it’s a privilege to share own voices stories and learn about racism instead of experiencing it in every day life. It’s been one week since a white gunman murdered 8 victims in Atlanta, most of them Asian women, after targeting AsianContinue reading “Blog Post: Stand Up for AAPI & Stop Asian Hate”

LellieReads: meet the book blogger

Welcome to my new website where I am featuring more detailed reviews and posts than what I share on my other social media platforms. I started Bookstagram (and occasionally Twitter) last year as a fun way to keep track of my reading habits, and it has really grown. I’d like my website to be theContinue reading “LellieReads: meet the book blogger”