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April 30, 2021

Reading My Shelves for #AsianReadathon 2021: a chaotic mood reader's May TBR

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so I am so so excited to take part in this readathon! This video is more about shopping/reading my shelves than the challenges and prompts, so be sure to find the full details in the links below. I hope you're joining in - happy reading! 



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March 22, 2021

Booktok Made Me Buy it (book recommendations from the clock app)


So let's talk about me joining tiktok like a full year after that was the move? whoops, but I am having a bunch of fun with it!

In the same way that I bought *all* the books when joining bookstagram, here are the things I've been spending my money on thanks to bookish tiktok ~ 

Go check out Greg's library on YouTube because honestly I trust their taste so much and they're *hilarious* https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwejr-3fS8dCazXcOO7QEA

Are you on tiktok? I'm randomlibrarians there and would love to follow you and your less-than-a-minute video adventures! :)

February 12, 2021

Book Mail is the Best Mail: ALA Midwinter Pre-Game ARCs!

I had so much fun attending an ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib and Tor! 


There were two author spotlights, one for YA and one for adults. The authors included Romina Garber (LOBIZONA / CAZADORA), Melissa Albert (TALES FROM THE HINTERLAND), Bethany C. Morrow (A CHORUS RISES) and Charlie Jane Anders (VICTORIES GREATER THAN DEATH) for the Young Adult panel and Lily Menon (MAKE UP BREAK UP), Rivers Solomon (SORROWLAND), TJ Klune (THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA / UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR) and Sarah Gailey (THE ECHO WIFE) for the adult spotlight. The event was an absolute blast and introduced me to so many stories I really need to read as they're published in 2021!

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