Diverse Book of the Month: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Beauty pageant contestants crash-land on a desert island in this gender-swapped, satirical spin on The Lord of the Flies. Genre:¬†Young Adult Fiction Format: Audiobook Length: 14h, 37m Author: Libba Bray Narrator: Libba Bray Publisher: Scholastic Audio Release Date: 5/24/2011 Language: English From the author of the wildly popular Diviners series and The Gemma Doyle Trilogy… Continue reading Diverse Book of the Month: Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

Psst–Long Time, No See!

Hey there, friends. It’s very late at night but I’m writing with a few updates. So first, NaNoWriMo was a bust for me. Well, not totally. I made it to about 44,000 words, so I consider that a victory even if I didn’t cross the finish line. My goal is to make it to 100,000… Continue reading Psst–Long Time, No See!

Diverse Book of the Month: The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel

Whether you like feminist theory, political satire, or just plain old good comics, keep reading.

Diverse Book of the Month: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid has been hailed as one of the hottest “beach reads” of 2017. Summer is over now, but the hype for this book is not. So even if you’re back from your vacation by the beach, or if you’re just looking for a good book to… Continue reading Diverse Book of the Month: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Diverse Book of the Month: Tremontaine: The Complete Season One by Ellen Kushner & Co.

Happy August! Summer is almost over, but there is still some vacation time left. Whether you’re looking for a page-turner to bring along with you as you travel, or you’re just looking for something to read before you go to bed, let me recommend this month’s Diverse Book of the Month, Tremontaine: The Complete Season… Continue reading Diverse Book of the Month: Tremontaine: The Complete Season One by Ellen Kushner & Co.

Diverse Book of the Month: The Vision Behind the Reviews

In just a couple hours, my new monthly book review feature will be going live! Before it starts, I just want to clarify a couple of things about the format and the mission of the reviews. The books I read and review will be chosen based on the authors who write them and the topics… Continue reading Diverse Book of the Month: The Vision Behind the Reviews