Category Archives: Challenges

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 … Continue reading

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March and April Diverse Reading

This year, my goal was to try harder not just to read diverse books, but to focus on reviewing books by #ownvoices authors, specifically for Naz’s challenge at Read Diverse Books.  And while I think I’m doing pretty well with … Continue reading

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2016 by the Numbers

A few years ago now I started trying to count things like how many books I read in a year, what age range I was reading for, and how well I was succeeding at reading more diversely.  This has lead … Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf Year-End Summary

December was my last chance to meet my personal goal for reading 60 books by authors of color this year for the Diversity on the Shelf 2016 Challenge.I needed four more and look – I’m making it! Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf November Update

I am participating in the Diversity on the Shelf Challenge hosted by Akilah at The Englishist. I finished a total of 23 books in November, of which five were by authors of color and two more were by white authors with main characters of color. Continue reading

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October Diversity on the Shelf Update

I am participating in the Diversity on the Shelf Challenge hosted by Akilah at The Englishist. This month I read 9 books by authors of color and three more by white authors with diverse protagonists. So much great reading! Continue reading

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September Diversity on the Shelf Update

I am participating in the Diversity on the Shelf Challenge hosted by Akilah at The Englishist.  Books by Authors of Color The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi (YA) Lola Levine is Not Mean! By Monica Brown (Early Chapter) President of the … Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf – August Update

I finished seven books in August, way below my usual. One of these was by an author of color, while four more had main characters of color. Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf- July Update

My July reading included 5 mostly middle grade books by authors of color and three YA and adult books with main characters of color. Continue reading

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Diversity on the Shelf – June Update

#DiversityontheShelf Challenge Update – 4 #ownvoices book, 3 more diverse reads, for kids, teens & grown-ups. Continue reading

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