My Favourite Black Characters in Books

This post is part of Six for Sunday, run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

It’s not just important to diversify the authors you read. I have also been reading a lot more books with Black characters and listening to Black people’s stories and struggles.

Have you read any of these books? Or, do you have another recommendation for me?

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Characters Whose Lives I Want

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

Have you ever read a book character and thought they’re living exactly the life you want? I’ve had that little pang of envy with a couple of characters.

For some it’s the place they live. Others, I’m envious of the job they have. Often it can be a combination of the two.

Do we have any in common? Or who would I find on your list? Let me know in the comments.

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Book Characters Who Deserve a Holiday

This post is part of Six for Sunday run by Steph from A Little But a Lot.

One thing so many people are missing from the Before Times is holidays. Who knew we’d miss getting on a plane so much?

I don’t know about you, but I could do with an escape from the world right now. If I won a trip for two, but had to bring a book character with me, I have some ideas as to who would be my travel companion.

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Characters Whose Jobs I’d Love

This post is part of Top Ten Tuesday run by Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl

During the pandemic, quite a few people’s work situations have unfortunately changed. So many people are looking for work, or might even have had to change their profession. I think if I were in that position and could pick any job from any of the books I’ve read, there are some jobs I have in mind already.

If I were to start again, I think I’d go for one of these. Here’s the thing though, one of these is my actual trained profession. Can you guess which?

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Review: Before I Saw You by Emily Houghton

This book did not fit any of my challenge prompts.

Blurb:

Alice and Alfie are strangers. But they sleep next to each other every night.

Alfie Mack has been in hospital for months recovering from an accident. So when a new patient is put in the bed beside him, he’s eager for someone different to talk to. A new face on the ward is about as exciting as life gets for him right now.

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