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Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Books With Asian Muslim Protagonists

Today, I’m back with another Diversity Spotlight Thursday, this one focusing on Asian Muslim characters. I wanted to spotlight books with Asian American characters because May is Asian American Heritage Month* in the U.S., and my dear friend Shenwei is hosting a bingo challenge for this (titled #AsianLitBingo) that brought it to my attention. (The announcement post… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Books With Asian Muslim Protagonists

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Books With Pansexual Protagonists

Hello, and welcome to my first Diversity Spotlight Thursday! Today, I’ll be spotlighting three books with pansexual protagonists. While all queer identities need so much more representation in YA, there is a huge lack of pansexuality, so I decided to use this post to feature titles with pansexual representation. Don’t know what Diversity Spotlight Thursday is? Let me tell… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Books With Pansexual Protagonists

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We Need Movie/TV Adaptations Of Diverse Books (And Diverse Books I’d Love To See On Screen)

With more and more YA books being adapted for film/television, we’re getting to see our favorite books on screen more often. Those books gain popularity after the adaptations are made, helping the author sell more books and get the author a larger fanbase. Only the most popular YA books are adapted, though, so we don’t… Continue reading We Need Movie/TV Adaptations Of Diverse Books (And Diverse Books I’d Love To See On Screen)

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Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

Since I started blogging, I’ve read many, many blogs and found a lot of lists of favorite blogs, but in the year and a half, I have read zero large lists of marginalized bloggers. (I’m sure a few exist, but none that I’ve come across or seen being promoted.) That’s where today’s post comes in. On… Continue reading Marginalized Book Bloggers You Should Be Following

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50 Already Released Diverse Books On My TBR

There are so many diverse books releasing this year that I’ve been talking about constantly. I wrote a blog post about 6o of them! But recently, I felt like I’d been neglecting all the amazing diverse books that have already come out. That’s where today’s post comes in. In this post, I’m going to be… Continue reading 50 Already Released Diverse Books On My TBR

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Diversity In Fantasy/Science Fiction: Why It’s Important & 40 Book Recommendations

We need diversity in all genres of YA, and across the board in media. This is a well-known fact, and if you don’t believe in it…I’m not sure my blog is the place for you. In this post, I’ll be focusing on why we need diversity in the genres of science fiction and fantasy specifically. Fantasy and… Continue reading Diversity In Fantasy/Science Fiction: Why It’s Important & 40 Book Recommendations

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8 Ways To Organize Your Bookshelves

Ever since I started collecting books, I’ve organized my bookshelves in a lot of different ways, and seen pictures of many different bookshelves. Multiple times, I’ve struggled to come up with ideas of new ideas to order the books by when I want a change, so I thought I’d do a blog post about it. This… Continue reading 8 Ways To Organize Your Bookshelves

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Happy Valentine’s Day!// We Need Diverse Romances & Top 8 Diverse YA Couples

It’s Valentine’s Day! What better date to talk about my favorite diverse fictional couples? Of course, I scream about my ships quite often, but this day is special for it, so I just had to do a post. Quite often, romances in YA feature straight, white, cisgender, neurotypical, and able-bodied characters. As an advocate for diversity in YA… Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day!// We Need Diverse Romances & Top 8 Diverse YA Couples

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Bloglovin’: What It Is And Why You Should Be Using It

If you’re a blogger or reader of blogs seeing this post, and have either never heard of Bloglovin’, don’t know how to use it, or just haven’t set it up yet… I encourage you to keep reading, because it’s one of the most useful things I’ve found since I started blogging and reading others’ blogs. First… Continue reading Bloglovin’: What It Is And Why You Should Be Using It