Wow. January is practically over. One month down in 2018. How are you all holding up? Hope you have put all your goals and resolutions into work? Favourite blog posts of the month is a book meme created by  Kristin Kraves Books. Such a great idea, to share your favourite posts with others which will allow your readers discover  great  sites and also gives the sites more traffic and love. So here is my list.

  • First up is the Book Banque most anticipated books of 2018  written by writers of African descent. In this blog post, several writers, editors, book bloggers list their most anticipated books of 2018 by African writers. Books like Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Hold by Michael Donkor and Speak no Evil by Uzodinma Iweala make this amazing list.



  • Darkowaa from African book addict blog talks about her most anticipated 2018 books. Her list features 56 books by African, African-American and Caribbean writers. Books like the beauty that remains by Ashley Woodfolk, Tyler Johnson was here by Jay Coles,On the come up by Angie Thomas make this list. The list features a lot of books by different amazing authors, Who knows you might discover a book by an author you have never heard about that you would love. Darkowaa has a great book blog that celebrates black literature.




  • Jeanne from the Happy Indulgences blog talks about book bloggers, the work we do and the fact that our reviews are for the readers in her post The Importance of the Book Blogging Community. We help authors promote their books for free, we do it cause of our passion for books and anything book related. So we shouldn’t be bullied when we give a negative review for a book by an author as long as the review is just honest criticism and not harsh or an attack on the author. This is a must read for all book bloggers and writers.




  • A Small Book Bloggers Dreams by  Nandini from Unputdownable books. I really related to this post cause I am also a small book blogger. Nandini lists all the ways she would love her blog to grow and other bookish goals which I am sure most book bloggers have wanted at some point. She is also an international book blogger so she knows the struggle of trying to get approved for ARCS, even e-galleys on Netgalley are hard to get nowadays and don’t even get me started on shipping costs. I would love to get a book subscription box but I look at the shipping costs and I’m like
Thanks for reading. Yes I know the last two posts were not published in January but I read them in January and they resonated with me so much I just had to put them here. Hope you enjoy them as much as I did. You can join in by making a blog post about your favourite blog posts of this month and if you dont have a blog you can just talk about them in the comments.

chat time! What are your favorite blog posts of this month? What are your most anticipated books of 2018? Let’s chat in the comments. Have a great day.


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  1. Oh this is fantastic! I love Jeann’s blog so much aaaand I’m sUPER excited for Children of Blood and Bone! I just read the first chapter a few days ago and I can tell already it’s going to be epic. Another book I’m super excited for is definitely Obsidio and also Vengeful by VE Schwab!

    1. I’m excited too… And I’m so tempted to pre-order it but my bank account keeps giving me scary looks for thinking of such 😂 😂. Been hearing a lot about books by VE schwab, will definitely check her books out.

  2. I don’t really have any anticipated reads this year apart from Paper Fury’s book, I guess?

    I’ve also heard about the authors harassing readers and all that. It almost makes a person scared of reviewing… haha just kidding. I’m still gonna review.

    1. Yay i’m also waiting for her book to be released. I also heard about authors doing that but i’m going to keep reviewing and saying my mind. Reviews are meant mainly for readers anyway.

  3. I’m so humbled and happy to see my post up there. 😭 (Those are happy tears though, lol) It can be so hard for us internationals, especially those who live outside North America or Europe or Australia. Not only are things ridiculously expensive for us, we don’t have access to the kinds of resources people there do. I’m so happy that you could relate to this. I wish you all the very best in growing your blog in ways that you want to! 🙂

    1. I totally agree with you. Thanks a lot. I really related to your blog post so i decided to show it some love and hopefully make others see it too. I wish you all the very best with your blog too.

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