16 WOC Releases in October 2019

Happy October! I'm late as always, but here's a list with 16 WOC releases this month. I wan to read them all!! ❤   Fiction: 1. Crossfire: A Litany for Survival by Staceyann Chin October 1st 2019 by Haymarket Books "Crossfire collects Staceyann Chin's empowering, activist-driven poetry for the first time in a single book. According... Continue Reading →


Reading Challenge: Diverse Detective Fiction Month #DiverseDetectives

Welcome and happy fall! With a nudge from a friend I've decided to revive the Diverse Detective Fiction Month challenge for October 2019. Mystery/crime fiction is my comfort genre but it is still quite normative at first glance, even if there are plenty amazing works by marginalized authors. The point of this challenge then is to explore... Continue Reading →

30 WOC Releases in September 2019

Bookworms, it's magical September cause fall is near but also ALL the books are coming out this month! Here's the megalist for 30 WOC releases, scroll down for non-fiction:   1.Syncope by Asiya Wadud September 1st 2019 by Ugly Duckling Presse "Poetry. Through a series of prayers, invocations, and hymns, SYNCOPE eulogizes those who have perished... Continue Reading →

Review: The Path to Dusk by Miri Castor

Another gorgeous cover for this series! ❤ Pub. Date: September 3rd 2019 I Castor Press I Pages: 250 I YA Fantasy Summary: "Jermaine Charm has everything he could ever want: supportive parents, two loving sisters, and a vibrant home in the suburbs of Dewdrop. When the dazzling new girl arrives at his school, she comes... Continue Reading →

16 WOC Releases in August 2019

Happy August! Better late than never, here are a bunch of awesome WOC reads coming out this month! Perfect for late summer reading and holidays. Which ones are on your tbr?   1.They Could Have Named Her Anything by Stephanie Jimenez August 1st 2019 by Little A "Every morning, seventeen-year-old Maria Anís Rosario takes the subway... Continue Reading →

Review: Biskaya by SchwarzRund

How gorgeous is the cover? Made by the author! Pub. Date: November 10th, 2016 I Page Count: 274 p. I  Imprint: zaglossus  I  CW: Abuse, ableism, suicide, eating disorder, racism, queerantagonism   Summary: Biskaya is about a Tue, a Black woman in her thirties, living in Berlin. She's working as a singer in a German indie band.... Continue Reading →

15 WOC Releases in April 2019

Happy April, bookworms! 🙂 March just passed me by so quickly, I hardly got anything read it feels like. But next Saturday is Dewey's Readathon, so excited! Who's in?   1.We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood by Dani McClain April 2nd 2019 by Bold Type Books "A longtime reporter on race,... Continue Reading →

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