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
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?
2016 is almost over! I am so ready for it to be gone…but also scared for what 2017 will bring. I just can’t believe this year is coming to a close. One of the good things of this year was the books I read: because I *did* read some fantastic ones. They will be organized by… Continue reading My Top 16 Books Of 2016
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
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