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Total Mood Being a Mood Reader Blog Post

A Total Mood…Being A Mood Reader

Not until this year of 2020 did I understand what it meant to be a mood reader. I can say with certainty that I’m indeed a mood reader. My mood dictates how and what I read; even when I read.

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The 40 Year Old Version Movie Review | OMG! Kaya Reads

I’m Watching…Forty Year Old Version

The film touches on serious topics in a light-hearted witticism. Radha confronts race with her Harlem Ave. play about gentrification but waiting to have it produced. She tackles ageism with the sweet depiction of an older woman and younger man romance and body quips you only understand as you get older. She confronts authenticity with her play because she has to make compromises in order to have her play produced.

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I’m Reading…Lovecraft Country

Without a doubt LoveCraft Country is my favorite book, I’ve read this year. I read and listened to this book in the span of 3 days. Matt Ruff’s writing is sophisticated and naturally flows. There was a certain air to his writing that made the novel purposeful. Matt Ruff as a white male author does an extraordinary job writing Black characters.

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I’m Reading Beast

Romance books have gotten me through quarantine. I usually don’t read romance. Many times it’s the typical archetypes and tropes. However, Beast was a welcome distraction and palette cleanser from all the heavy non-fiction books I have been reading.

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How to Write a Book Review | OMG! Kaya Reads Blog

How to write a book review for bloggers

There are so many ways to write a book review. Don’t overthink it too much when comes to writing a book review. When I explore other book bloggers I instantly compare my blog to theirs. I have to remember we have different styles.

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I’m Reading…The Vanishing Half

The themes in the book are relatable as they were back 40 years ago when the story took place, to now. The overarching theme of the book that I took away was identity. Brit addresses the issues of colorism, Gender identity, and who exactly am I. All the main characters grapple with this existential problem.

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Total Mood Being a Mood Reader Blog Post

A Total Mood…Being A Mood Reader

Not until this year of 2020 did I understand what it meant to be a mood reader. I can say with certainty that I’m indeed a mood reader. My mood dictates how and what I read; even when I read.

Read More »
The 40 Year Old Version Movie Review | OMG! Kaya Reads

I’m Watching…Forty Year Old Version

The film touches on serious topics in a light-hearted witticism. Radha confronts race with her Harlem Ave. play about gentrification but waiting to have it produced. She tackles ageism with the sweet depiction of an older woman and younger man romance and body quips you only understand as you get older. She confronts authenticity with her play because she has to make compromises in order to have her play produced.

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Kaya B.

Hi, I'm Kaya, a librarian, who enjoys reading different genres of books. Welcome to my book review blog. Here you will find my thoughts on the books I have read old and new. I hope you enjoy it!

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