Diverse Reading Round-up Fall 2017

It looks like I missed the last couple of my planned diverse reading round-ups – the last one I could find was my March and April Diverse Reading.  Here’s what I’ve read since then, with links to reviews if I’ve written them:

#OwnVoices Authors

  • When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore (teen fantasy)
  • Funny Girl by Betsy Bird (middle grade short stories)
  • Flying Lessons by Ellen Oh, Ed. (middle grade short stories)
  • Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor (middle grade fantasy)
  • Five, Six, Seven, Nate! By Tim Federle (middle grade realistic)
  • The Lotterys Plus One by Emma Donoghue (middle grade realistic)
  • Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee (adult sci-fi)
  • Ghost Girl in the Corner by Daniel Jose Older (teen fantasy)

White/Straight Authors, Diverse Characters

Hopefully the huge round-up is not too overwhelming.  Even so, I don’t think I’m quite meeting my goal of 5 diverse authors a month.  I’d love to hear about your diverse reading, too!

[Updated 1/24/18 to include links to reviews written after this post was originally published.]

About Katy K.

I'm a librarian and book worm who believes that children and adults deserve great books to read.
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4 Responses to Diverse Reading Round-up Fall 2017

  1. Akilah says:

    You are killing it!

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