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  • March 2019: Why My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh

    My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh is the third book we will be reading for BookofCinz Book Club. I read this book back in November 2018 and I remember having so many feelings towards the main character and how she approached life. There’s a lot to be discussed, this is a book […]

  • I Read 200 Books In 2018- This Is How

    In 2018 I read 200 books, the highest number I have read in a year; this is how. On January 24th I launched by my Bookstagram Account- @bookofcinz quit my job and stayed home and read for the rest of the year… JUST KIDDING! If only life was that simple. I managed to read 200 […]

  • October Wrap-Up

    In October I read 17 books, not as much as I wanted to, but according to Goodreads, I am still on track. (Yay). I am not sure if it is just me, but October went by so fast and all the reading I had planned to do did not happen. I think I just needed […]

  • 30 Books To Read Before 30

    I decided to do a “30 Books To Read Before 30” because having reached 30, I know how reading these books helped me in my 20s and how much I am better for it in my 30s. A lot of these books really opened my eyes, my world, taught me something new, helped me to […]

  • 5 Memoirs by Women We Can All Learn From

    In my second article for XXMag I talked about memoirs by women that we can learn so much from.  Whenever I need help, I generally turn to books, specifically books written by women who struggled with the things I am currently dealing with. Gone are the days of generic “self-help.” I crave memoirs and autobiographies that […]

  • September Wrap Up

    In September I actively took part in @anovelfamily’s #ReadWhatYouOwn challenge. The challenge was put forward on Bookstagram for readers to read the books they currently own during the month of September. While I was preparing for the challenge, I realized I had at least 20 books that I haven’t read on my shelf. My goal […]

  • July Wrap-Up

    This month I read a whopping 7,222 pages—that’s 22 books, 5 of which were solid 5-star reads. That leaves of course many that were underwhelming but also includes books that are my favorite re-reads. My standout books were “Nearing Home: Life, Faith and Finishing Well” by Billy Graham. This read really made me start thinking […]

  • Books of Cinz

    Book of Cinz

    I am passionate about books, the Caribbean and travelling. My blog will be about exactly that. I hope that as you join me on this journey, the passion will be infectious. Each blog post will either be about a book I have wrapped up reading, currently reading or my recommendations. To keep things interesting, I […]