Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Intersectionality

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. For the month of October, I’m… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Intersectionality

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reviews

Review | When Reason Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez

Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: 2 Latinas + mental health My Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Goodreads Blurb A Goth girl with an attitude problem, Elizabeth Davis must learn to control her anger before it destroys her. Emily Delgado appears to be a smart, sweet girl, with a normal life, but as depression clutches at her, she struggles to feel normal.… Continue reading Review | When Reason Breaks by Cindy L. Rodriguez

#MentalHealthMonday

#MentalHealthMonday: on the ‘Oppression Olympics’

If you’re active in the diverse book community online, you may have noticed something referred to as “Oppression Olympics.” According to Wikipedia, Oppression Olympics “are a one-upmanship dynamic” wherein people argue about who is “more oppressed” based on identity politics and intersectionality. I’ve seen it happen when marginalized activists or writers call out a (usually… Continue reading #MentalHealthMonday: on the ‘Oppression Olympics’

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Mental Health & Other Diversity

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks. The goal: talk about diverse books! The meme features 3 diverse books—1 diverse book you read and enjoyed, 1 diverse book that you haven’t read yet, and 1 diverse book that hasn’t been released yet. Two weeks ago, I talked about… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Mental Health & Other Diversity