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July Reading and Blogging 2020 Wrap-Up - Novels and Nebulas

July 2020 Wrap-Up: The Seesaw Effect

July was a month of highs and lows, of idle days spent staring at the pouring rain while listening to an audiobook and frantic work as the clock marched towards midnight. I had a pretty good reading month even though I fell into a slump midway. Self-care took a severe hit and I’m ending the month an exhausted mess. However, my adherence to my blogging schedule, stats and engagement has climbed since June, which is a big reason to celebrate. Let me tell you all about it in my July 2020 wrap-up!

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Indian Lit Readathon 2020 Announcement - Novels and Nebulas

Indian Lit Readathon 2020 Announcement

It’s the best time of the year again because the Indian Lit Readathon is back! This time we’re doing things a little differently and can’t wait to see what you all think. It’s being hosted by Shruti @ This is Lit, Charvi @ Not Just Fiction and myself this time as well and we had a lot of fun organising as usual. Our official hashtags are #SavePusthakRajya and #IndLitReadathon20. Intrigued? Read on to find out what we have in store for Indian Lit Readathon 2020.

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Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2020 - Novels and Nebulas

Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag 2020

How are we in the middle of 2020 already? It’s simultaneously been the longest and the shortest year, and the time distortion is really throwing me off. However, I want to shift the focus from this mind-boggling fact and celebrate the highs and lows of the first half of the year with you all today. I challenged myself to pick a different book for each of the questions, changed some of the wordings and added one at the beginning to round it out to 15. I really hope you like my answers to the mid-year book freak out tag and find some interesting books to add to your TBR in 2020!

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5 Tips on How to Read Diversely - Reading Tips by Novels and Nebulas

How to Read Diversely: 5 Tips to Expand Your Reading

I want to make it clear that this post is geared towards people who want to genuinely expand their reading horizons. If you think diversity is some sort of fad you want in on, this isn’t for you. To be honest, I had no idea I could read diversely because most of the books I used to read were written by and for white people. It wasn’t until 2017 that I was exposed to diversity and #OwnVoices books. If these concepts are unfamiliar to you, check out this playlist by Kav @ xreadingsolacex to understand them better. If you’re ready to embark on the journey to broaden your reading tastes, keep reading on.

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February Reading and Blogging 2020 Wrap-Up - Novels and Nebulas

February 2020 Wrap-Up: The Law of Averages

February has come and gone like a whirlwind and as usual, I don’t intend to make any special use of the leap day. There’s a lot of overwhelming news floating around at this time and I hope that everyone has the resources to stay safe! For me, February was a really good blogging month and my reading month was slightly better than January. Let me give you all the stats-y details in my February 2020 wrap-up!

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