Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Trans / Non-Binary Characters

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 releasing soon. I’m gonna be honest here: I have in no… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Trans / Non-Binary Characters

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Bisexual MCs in YA Lit

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. Happy Pride Month everyone! This month… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: Bisexual MCs in YA Lit

Diversity Spotlight Thursday

Diversity Spotlight Thursday: LGBT adult fiction

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. Welcome to my first queer Diversity… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday: LGBT adult fiction

monthly wrap-up

May Wrap-Up

in my personal life May is generally a good month for me. Spring is my favorite season. Everything that was dead over the winter gets to bloom anew—which is kind of how I feel about myself. This month, I had a birthday. It was pretty non-exciting, other than the fact that my parents flew up… Continue reading May Wrap-Up

book talk

Discussion | Reading Religious Diversity

Hello Blogosphere! This year, I’ve been participating in the Diverse Reads 2017 challenge, hosted by Mish @ Chasing Faerytales and Shelly @ Read.Sleep.Repeat (currently under construction). Each month, there’s a new diverse challenge. The only requirement is to read one book from each challenge, but I like to use it as a guide to which… Continue reading Discussion | Reading Religious Diversity

reviews

Review | Playing With Matches

Playing With Matches by Suri Rosen Genre: YA Contemporary |Diversity: Jewish MC | My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis (from Goodreads): “When 16-year-old Raina Resnick is expelled from her Manhattan private school, she's sent to live with her strict aunt. Her sister, Leah, blames her for her broken engagement, and Raina is also a social pariah at her new school. However, in… Continue reading Review | Playing With Matches

reviews

Review | Written in the Stars

Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed Genre: YA Contemporary | Diversity: Muslim MC | My Rating: 4/5 stars Synopsis (from Goodreads) “Naila’s conservative immigrant parents have always said the same thing: She may choose what to study, how to wear her hair, and what to be when she grows up—but they will choose her husband. Following their… Continue reading Review | Written in the Stars