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50+ OwnVoices Queer Books To Read This Pride Month

It’s important to read queer books, especially OwnVoices ones, all the time. But it’s even more important this month, because it’s Pride Month. This month, you should be making a conscious effort to mainly read books about queer characters, and by queer authors. (Yes, I realize this post is…late. But there is still time! And you should… Continue reading 50+ OwnVoices Queer Books To Read This Pride Month

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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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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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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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Book Recommendations: If You Liked This Popular YA Book, Try this Diverse One

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

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Favorite Diverse Books I Read In 2016

In 2016, I consciously made an effort to read more diversely, and I read some amazing books. So, if you’re in need of diverse recommendations, look no further than this post! Since I’ve already read a lot of diverse books that will release in 2017, I’m keeping this list to only books that came out in either… Continue reading Favorite Diverse Books I Read In 2016