There are a lot of things that dictate what ends up on my monthly TBR-list, but off late nothing has shaped it the way Netflix does. The amount of books and graphic novels that are being adapted to Netflix original movies and series have increased at a rate that I, frankly, can’t keep up with. The aforementioned also applies to streaming services like Apple TV, Amazon, HBO and Peacock. However, for September 2020 I’d like to focus on Netflix, simply because they offer an excellent blend of genres.
So without further ado ….
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Hello fellow bibliophiles,
What are y’all up to?! 😊
Me … I guess I am slowly getting out of some sort of reading slump. This wasn’t a regular slump though and probably quarantine and/or black lives matter related. That being said … now feels like the best time to start doing whatever needs to be done to become whole again. For the month of July this means that I will carve out a substantial amount of time for reading.
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Title: This is how you lose the time war || Author: Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone|| Audiobook Narrator: Emily Woo Zeller, Cynthia Farrell|| Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Time Travel, LGBT || Publisher: Quercus || Year of publication: 2019|| No. of pages: 208|| Available at Amazon.com , Bookdepository and Bol.com
This is the story of Red and Blue, two time-traveling agents from warring futures, who while working their way through the past, start to exchange letters—and fall in love.
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Title: The Rook || Author: Danielle O’Malley || Nederlandse Titel: De Dame || Audiobook Narrator: Susan Duerden|| Genre: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery, Fiction, Paranormal || Publisher: Little, Brown and Company|| Year of publication: 2012 || No. of pages: 496|| Available at Amazon.com , Bookdepository and Bol.com
Myfanwy Thomas awakens in a London park surrounded by dead bodies. With her memory gone, she must trust the instructions left by her former self in order to survive. She quickly learns that she is a Rook, a high-level operative in a secret agency that protects the world from supernatural threats. But there is a mole inside the organization, and this person wants her dead.
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Title: Ayiti || Author: Roxane Gay || Audiobook Narrator: Roxane Gay || Genre: Short Stories, Fiction, Productivity || Publisher: Grove Press || Year of publication: 2018 || No. of pages: 120 || Available at Amazon.com, Bookdepository and Bol.com
My parents were born in Haiti, the first free black nation in the world. It is an island of contradictions.
…And quite frankly so is Roxane Gay’s debut short story collection. Ayiti is a unique blend of fiction, non fiction and poetry all interwoven to represent the Haitian diaspora experience.
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