Upcoming Preorders That Spark Joy

You frequently hear authors talking about how preorders help them when their book is released. Their accumulated preorders leading up to the book’s release date all count toward sales during that first week which can help make or break that book’s performance or whether or not the author gets to continue writing that series or if they get a new contract with that publisher. Preorders are important to them and today I’d like to highlight some of the books that I currently have preordered for the remainder of 2021.

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Most Anticipated Releases | Second Quarter 2021

2021 is turning out to be a year of spectacular book releases. The first quarter brought us reads such as The Mask Falling by Samantha Shannon, We Free the Stars by Hafsah Faizal, and A Court of Silver Flames by Sarah J Maas all of which were high up on my anticipated reads list. The second quarter looks like it will be filled with even more phenomenal releases! Here are some second quarter releases I am most looking forward to.

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Goodreads Was Wrong Booktag

I’ve been in a bit of a reading slump lately so I figure that now was the perfect time to put together a book tag! This tag was found at Way Too Fantasy and it seemed like a fun romp. It can be frustrating when you don’t feel like reading but still want to be active in the reading community. Just because you aren’t in the mood to read doesn’t mean that you aren’t a reader, a lover of books and stories. Participate in a way that makes you comfortable. I guess this is my way of saying that even though I don’t feel like reading I’m not going to shut up about the stories I love or even the ones I hate.

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1st Quarter Wrap Up Part 1 | The Good, The Bad, and The Stats (booktube)

Earlier in the week I posted my 1st Quarter 2021 Wrap Up here at the blog for Literary Weaponry. Some of you may know that I have also branched out into the world of bookish YouTube here in the new year. So, as well as the written post which I have linked, I’d like to present to you my 1st Quarter Wrap Up Part 1 | The Good, The Bad, and The Stats (booktube version).

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1st Quarter Wrap Up | 2021

For many of us it still feels as if March 2020 is still going. That is when the COVID lockdowns began, social distancing measures were put into place, and the common person began looking at the weekly food shop wondering if it was safe. I for one embraced curbside pickup for everything from bread and milk, cat food from the pet store, and arts and crafts projects from the craft store to keep my child entertained. Maybe once this big pause on our lives lifts we can all mentally move on from March 2020 because as of right now I think that month that turned into year will be burned into our brains forever.

Despite how it feels, I promise you that January – March of 2021 has occurred and with it came a lot of wonderful new books, fun reads, and general joy in the bookish world. I personally have read more books in the first few months of this year than any other months in my reading life and most of them have been good! Let’s take a look back at the 1st quarter of 2021 at my reading here at Literary Weaponry.

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March Wrap Up | BookTube Version

Earlier you may have seen me post my monthly wrap up in it’s usual written format. If you missed that or are interested in it you can find it here. However, I do post both here and on BookTube and if you sometimes enjoy your bookish content in the form of a chaotic, hyper active woman losing her train of thought every 45 seconds then boy do I have good news for you!

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