Ben ‘n’ Jerry’s Book Tag

I’ve been gone for a minute. It was a busy week for me, but I’m back with a book tag! 😀 I was tagged for this by the awesome Orang-utan Librarian earlier this year. See, I’m catching up on these tags.

The tag was originally created by Aimal at Bookshelves & Paperbacks whose evil plan is to make everyone crave ice cream!! Lol, kidding. But by the time I was done answering these questions, I craved ice cream. It’s hard to read the names of the flavors and not want to try them, so I shall make a trip to an ice-cream parlor soon. Good one, Aimal!

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Vanilla Caramel Fudge

Pick a light, fluffy contemporary

Yeeaaa…I don’t read many light, fluffy contemporaries so I’ll go with my go-to answer for these questions, which is

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Bookish News Roundup: January 2016

I’m late with this news roundup but here’s a list of exceptional announcements I came across in January. I will just give the gist for each to make this quick. If you’d like to know more, just click on the link.

The Publishing Industry: White, Female, Straight

We already know that there’s a lack of diversity in the publishing industry but a recent survey by Lee and Low Books helped to illustrate to what extent this is so. According to the results, the overall industry is dominated by Whites, women, heterosexuals, and those without a disability.

Click to see the chart, which also shows data according to industry level (editorial, sales, etc.). A list of publishers surveyed is also provided. (Lee & Low Books)

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