Most Anticipated MG/YA Releases of September and October (Reblog)

Originally posted on READING (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA:
So September and October are a gift because there are so many great kidlit titles coming out from authors of color. Here’s a [far from exhaustive] list of ones I’ve had on my radar! I’ve had the privilege of reading many of these already (16 out…

Basically my anticipated reads list 🙂

READING (AS)(I)AN (AM)ERICA

So September and October are a gift because there are so many great kidlit titles coming out from authors of color. Here’s a [far from exhaustive] list of ones I’ve had on my radar! I’ve had the privilege of reading many of these already (16 out of 24, which is 2/3), and I can tell you that they are amazing. 🙂

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera (Sep. 5th) – Young Adult, SFF, Gay Puerto Rican (#ownvoices) and Bisexual Cuban American MCs, M/M romance

  • 2 boys who are going to die meet and bond over the course of about 24 hours

You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins (Sep. 12th) – Young Adult, Historical Fiction, Indian/Bengali American MCs (#ownvoices), Biracial Black/Bengali MC

  • 5 women spanning 3 generations of a Bengali family in the U.S. negotiate their multicultural identities

Shadowhouse Fall (Shadowshaper #2) by Daniel Jose Older…

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Discussion – What do you think about the lack of diversity in books?

Not only do I want to talk about diversity, but also the progress.

I plan to read more diverse books since the only one I’ve truly ever read was the recently published, The Blazing Star by Imani Josey.

What do I think?

Want to read more?