Mini Reviews Of Recent Reads

I don’t think i’ve ever done a mini review post before, bringing together some smaller reviews from books i’ve read recently. Admittedly, these are books that i just don’t have too much to talk about, but i want to let you all know about them and give them the time they deserve. So here are a few reads i’ve read recently and what i thought!

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Sarah’s Crime Readathon TBR

I’m not much of a TBR maker, however when it comes to a Readathon i have to have something set in place for what i might read, and i generally stick to it. Incase you didn’t know, ourselves and Lois at Lois Reads Books are hosting a Crime Readathon for two weeks, starting on Sunday the 25th of October!

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Crime Readathon Book Recs

Ourselves and the lovely Lois of LoisReadsBooks announced a readathon we set up which begins this month, from the 25th October until 8th November 2020. It’s a Crime Readathon as we want to expand our reading of the crime genre and it’s various subgenres. We have created a little spreadsheet of some recommendations and suggestions where you could find some books for your readathon TBR!

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The Issue of Fetishising Queer Characters in YA

The fetishisation of MLM (men loving men) has long been an issue – particularly in fandoms – and there has been a lot of discourse around this and the inappropriate sexualisation of teenagers in the YA and bookish community recently. This is a huge topic, and way more than we could ever cover in one post, but it’s something that must continue to be discussed. Content warning: fetishisation, hypersexualisation, homophobia.

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Partner Event: Women X

Today’s post is a little different but I am very excited about it! We here at The Little Contemporary Corner have partnered with Women X – created by Rianne Pictures with the aim of uplifting women and non-binary filmmakers. I work at Rianne Pictures, which is a volunteer and women led production company – I’ve been there for over three years now, I absolutely love it and I’m super glad my two worlds of films and books have collided! Read on to find out what the event is, when it is and how you can get tickets…

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