Representation matters, but only if it's done accurately. It isn't enough to include diverse characters if they aren't portrayed authentically.
Angie Thomas' award winning novel The Hate U Give has been banned by a Katy, Texas school district without the usual review process.
A trip to the book town of Hay-on-Wye.
How Reading Dan Brown's Origin while in Barcelona reminded me of ways in which reading while traveling enriches the reading experience.
Let me have these essential and protective tools as I find the courage to tackle beautiful, terrible, soul-shaking works of art.
One reader on finding herself in a book about magical Latinx teens in New York.