June 13th: Favorite Fathers/Father Figures
— In honor of Father’s Day (in America at least), discuss some of your favorite fictional dads.
June 6th: Summer Reads
–With summer finally kicking off, now is the time to recommend your favorite summer reads, whatever that means to you!
Summer reads for me are the ones that evoke that feeling of summer, full of friendships, adventures, nostalgia, and the unbearable heat. Unfortunately, I don’t necessarily have that many favorite summer reads so the following list are mostly made up of books that give me that summer feeling, but they’re not my all time favorite books… unless I say that they are.
And for once, I’m going to list these books in order of most summer feels to the least summer feels.
Auto-Buy Scifi and Fantasy Authors – Booktube SFF Awards Babble Crossover Topic!
— This month’s crossover topic is your auto-buy authors that write SFF
I have auto-buy authors, but most of them don’t fall in this category, so I’m going to cheat a little on this list. I also did my best to include authors that have a letter in between their first and last name (that was me trying to be funny).
Favorite Science Fiction & Fantasy in Other Media – Booktube SFF Awards Babbles Crossover Topic!
— This month’s babbles crossover topic involves our favorite SFF outside of books (like movies, tv shows, games, anime, etc.)
As a challenge to myself, I will be naming at least one title for each media category mentioned in the prompt; movie, TV show, game, and anime or cartoon.
Books You Disliked but Love to Discuss
Some books we disliked or they were just okay, but they still have a lot of discussion points to sink your teeth into.
This was actually a topic from January of this year, but I skipped it at the time because nothing came to mind… until the other night when the answers came to mind. Then I saw the list for March where the first topic is a freebie and I had to do this one.
These are books, movies, and TV shows, that I have major problems with and I am vocal about them. I’ve talked about most of them extensively so they shouldn’t be much of a surprise if you’ve been following my blog for a while.
— Romance as a genre is very under-appreciated in lots of circles. So recommend your favorite romance books. These are books where romance is the main genre, not a secondary
For once, I’m not going to explain my reasoning for each book or movie and instead I’m just going to show you. I’m also only featuring books and movies that are mainly romance so while I adore All the Ugly and Wonderful Things and Titanic, they a mixture of other genres.
— Who are your favorite ladies loving other ladies? (Note: this isn’t specifically cis lesbian couples, but also applies to couples that include bi women, trans women, pan women, ace women, etc.)
DISCLAIMER: Because I haven’t read as many books about lesbian couples, I will also be talking about lesbian couples in TV and movies.
P.S. The following list is in no particular order.