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
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
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
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
As diversity has become a bigger and bigger thing in the bookish community, I’ve noticed that one of a lot of people’s resolutions was to read more diversely. While it’s great to have that goal, it doesn’t mean or do anything if you do not follow through with it. I’ve made a list of tips… Continue reading How To Start Reading More Diversely
There are so many books I’m looking forward to in 2017, and many of them are diverse. A lot of my followers on here and on Twitter ask me for diverse recommendations, so today’s post is going to be a list of diverse books releasing in 2017! This list of 60 is surprisingly large, and I’m… Continue reading 60 Diverse Books To Look Forward To In 2017
Before I get into the post, I want to link to my lovely friend CW’s: she wrote a similar one a bit ago, and it’s really well written. Some of our main points are perhaps a bit too similar. That was not my intention in writing this post, and this post is in no way… Continue reading Misrepresentation vs No Representation: Would You Rather Have Toxic Rep Or None?
If you pick up a random book off your bookshelves, there is a 96% chance that it will feature white, heterosexual, cisgender, and able bodied main characters. This is a FACT.* *Percentages may vary. Not based on scientific evidence. If you’ve been here in the book world, you know that people are clamoring for books… Continue reading Why We Need Diversity and Representation In YA Fiction