Whew! We made it to December and I’m 100% ready for it – this holiday season is my fave … I’m that annoying person that’s blasting Christmas music everywhere 24×7. So let’s chat about some bookishness and seasonal loving links that I came across recently.

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ONE+ It’s #DiverseDecember y’all … a month of reading and recommending books by Black, brown and indigenous writers. Here’s my reading list. Here are Some reading options for Diverse December

TWO+ Other bookish bloggy events …

THREE+ One of my favorite “best of the year in books” is live! NPR’s 2020 Book Concierge … so many recommendations!

FOUR+ Also The Best Books of 2020 at the Guardian and Barnes and Noble’s Best Books of 2020 (best books and best debuts).

FIVE+ Sarah shared her list of the Most Underrated Gems of 2020 and we shared Popular Books Worth the Hype.

SIX+ The popular BookExpo and BookCon is retiring. These shows will be no more – at least not in that current format.

SEVEN+ Didyaknow How to Get a Refresher Without Rereading the Previous Book in a Series?

EIGHT+ Are these really The 50 Greatest Apocalypse Novels? The comments have a lot of recommendations as well.

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NINE+ Lots of people are trying to fit in more books this month to complete reading challenges (myself included) so you might like there 20 Must-Read Short Books for Short Attention Spans or try our Quick Reads recommendations.

TEN+ As you’re planning what to read next year, try any of these Most anticipated Latinx books of 2021.

ELEVEN+ The 2021 reading challenges keep rolling in and we keep updating our 2021 Master List of Reading Challenges.

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TWELVE+ One of the few gift guides that I look at every year – DIY Playbook 5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide and of course, our very own Book Lovers Gift Guide.

THIRTEEN+ Cheers to all the blingy colorful Christmas decor inspiration in this post and these Ten Simple Christmas Decor Ideas Using Things You Already Have.

FOURTEEN+ Have you seen Google Play Store “Best Apps of 2020”. There’s 7 different categories, but Best App of 2020 (Overall) – Loona Bedtime Calm & Relax app … I’d never heard of it – have you? User’s Choice is Disney+. Other categories include best everyday essentials, best for personal growth, best hidden gems and best apps for good.

FIFTEEN+ 5 Easy Ways To Create A Holiday “Mood” If You Are Tired And Struggling To Get Into The Spirit This Year and 10 New Holiday Traditions to Try This Year.

SIXTEEN+ This IHeartChristmas Playlist on I Heart Radio is what’s been at home.

SEVENTEEN+ Anybody else watching Freeform’s 25 Dayf of Christmas Movies?! I’m loving the classics. And more to watch – I Watched Every Holiday Movie on Netflix—These Are the 9 You Should Stream.

Do you watch holiday movies or listen to Christmas music … or join Facebook groups dedicated to the holidays? No … just me?!


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