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200+ Speculative Fiction Recommendations by Authors of Color

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Liberty Hardy

Senior Contributing Editor

Liberty Hardy is an unrepentant velocireader, writer, bitey mad lady, and tattoo canvas. Turn-ons include books, books and books. Her favorite exclamation is “Holy cats!” Liberty reads more than should be legal, sleeps very little, frequently writes on her belly with Sharpie markers, and when she dies, she’s leaving her body to library science. Until then, she lives with her three cats, Millay, Farrokh, and Zevon, in Maine. She is also right behind you. Just kidding! She’s too busy reading. Twitter: @MissLiberty

Silvia Moreno-Garcia is made of awesome. She writes awesome speculative fiction books, several of which are Rioter favorites, including Signal to Noise, Certain Dark Things, and most recently, The Beautiful Ones.

And over the weekend, she asked an awesome question:

And, lo, how the people came through! Over 200 titles and growing, including such wonderful authors as Tananarive Due, Victor LaValle, and JY Yang.

Ready to break your TBR list with the deliciousness? Click here to see the full thread and bask in the wonder. There are enough fantastic books here to keep you busy for all of 2018. Thank you, Silvia!