By Tqwana B. Now that Thanksgiving is over, I can finally break out the Christmas Playlist, and my favorite part of the season – holiday romances! Okay, second favorite, because presents! *Sings It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year* We’re just going to pretend that I didn’t start decorating 2 weeks ago… My list … Continue reading Give Love on Christmas Day…with Book Recs!
By Heather A. This is Halloween, everybody make a scene! Every year I vow to get into a spooky mood by reading spooky books and I thought I would share some of my reads with you! Some favorites are always Frankenstein and Dracula, but I wanted to expand my reading repertoire to include non-fiction, young adult, and maybe some unexpected … Continue reading Monsters & Mayhem: Halloween Book Recs
You may have noticed 80 Books isn’t as actively reviewing books, but that doesn’t mean we are not reading! Take a look at our favorites for this year so far. Heather (in no particular order) I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany Jackson A Hope Divided … Continue reading 80 Books Blog’s Favorite Books of 2018 (so far)
By Tqwana B. Valentine’s Day is next week, so every media outlet is trotting out their hot take on romance novel ‘guilty pleasures.’ Guilty? Excuse me?? ‘Tis the season, I guess. Many, if not all, will probably be snarky, condescending, and dismissive in tone. God forbid that positive, women-centered literature should be taken seriously. It’s … Continue reading How Romance Novels Helped Save Me
By Heather A. Here at 80 Books, we’ve lived in NYC for quite a few years (*sobs* Tq come back!). And with the high cost of living, amazing food, magical Broadway shows, and endless things to do, there’s no way to avoid the subway. For those who may not live here, it may be difficult … Continue reading Best Genre Subway Reads