At Around the World in 80 Books, we are constantly championing the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign. In this installment of why this is important, we take a look at why Young Adult literature is embracing diversity, while Adult literature is woefully slow in its acceptance. We know that editors, marketers, and other industry professionals take part in … Continue reading Diverse YA is Taking Risks
We have a few things to get off our chests… 1. Lack of diversity in publishing, including in-house, writers, and main characters. 2. Sexism (i.e. men being squashed by their own egos, making sad puppy dog faces). 3. Having too many books in the TBR pile. 4. Not enough money to buy books in the … Continue reading Rant List!