30 Inclusive Books You Should Read Right Now

I was inspired by Ava at Bookishness and Tea to talk about inclusivity in literature. For me, where diversity brings us a cast of varied characters, inclusive titles bring us important representation without necessarily being diverse. For example, a book could feature an all Black cast. That's not diverse, but it's sure as shit inclusive. So, … Continue reading 30 Inclusive Books You Should Read Right Now

Coffee Hour | 5 Books for Black History Month

What better way is there for a book blog to celebrate Black excellence than to highlight Black authors who've written about the Black experience? None! My personal feelings about Black History Month aside, here are some of the funniest, most beautiful, and most emotionally charged books about the Black experience that everyone should put on … Continue reading Coffee Hour | 5 Books for Black History Month

Valentine’s Day Special: Diversifying Literary Romance

I was inspired by this great post at Bookishness and Tea to write on diverse couples in literature. As thoughtfully pointed out in Ava's post, couples in literature tend to be straight, cisgender, neurotypical, able-bodied, and white. Any character outside of this mold is typically relegated to the role of the main character's best friend, sibling, cousin, … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Special: Diversifying Literary Romance