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
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
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
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
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
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
As you probably know from this blog, I read Young Adult literature. I love YA. And if I’m being honest, it’s 99.999% of what I read. (That is an accurate statistic.) Sometimes, I read a middle grade or adult novel, or a poetry book, but truly, it’s almost all YA. But I do read outside of YA… Continue reading Do You Read Outside Of YA?
When I first started blogging, the word “NetGalley” was thrown around constantly. I was confused. What was it? I’m here today to make a (hopefully) comprehensive post all about NetGalley and what book bloggers can use it for. NetGalley: a service to promote titles to professional readers of influence. If you are a reviewer, blogger, journalist,… Continue reading The Book Blogger’s Guide To NetGalley
A couple weeks ago, I started thinking about myself as a newbie book blogger: struggling with post ideas, not sure how much to post, not sure what lengths my blog post should be, worried about stats…And I realized I’ve done blog posts on a lot of those ideas, but not frequency of posting. So I… Continue reading How Often Should Book Bloggers Post?
Most people know by now that I am a big fan of lists. I am also a big fan of diverse books. So, I am combining the two today to write a ‘If you liked this popular YA book, try this diverse one!’ post. I hope this helps you add a lot of already-released, wonderful… Continue reading Book Recommendations: If You Liked This Popular YA Book, Try this Diverse One