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5 OwnVoices Audiobooks About Women With Chronic Illnesses or Disabilities

These ownvoices audiobooks about women with chronic illness or disabilities run the range from contemplative nature writing to laugh-out-loud funny.

5 Spoonie Reading Aids

When you don't have any spoons to spare, but don't want energy reserves to impact your reading life, try these spoonie reading aids.

Read Harder: A Book With a Main Character or Protagonist With a Disability

Are you participating in Book Riot's Read Harder 2020? Check out these books about disability, featuring a main character with a disability.

6 Powerful Books By Disabled Authors

The disabled community is so diverse that it’s especially important to publish and read #OwnVoices books by disabled authors with various disabilities.

20 Must-Read YA Books with Disabled Characters

Add these 20 outstanding YA books with disabled characters, offering a solid array of portrayals of living with a disability, to your TBR.

I Opened The Door: On Portals, Fantasy, And My Disability

A disabled reader on seeing herself in fantasy and the appeal of portals in those stories.

SUCH A PRETTY GIRL is a Necessary, Compelling Memoir

On Nadina LaSpina’s SUCH A PRETTY GIRL, a new memoir about being disabled in Sicily and New York from the 50s onward.

Thought-Provoking Quotes From GEEK LOVE

Katherine Dunn's GEEK LOVE is both divisive and thought-provoking. Discover or remember the cult classic through these GEEK LOVE quotes.

27 Books About Finding Yourself, Your Happiness, And Your Purpose

Books about finding yourself abound; the best ones are here.

The Vorkosigan Saga: Conflicting Views of Disability

An exploration of the portrayal of disability in Lois McMaster Bujold's Vorkosigan saga.

Not Voiceless: 6 Books by “Gravely” Disabled People

There's no need to be a voice for the voiceless; here's a starter kit of books by disabled people writing about disability in their own voices.

100 Must-Read Books About The History of Medicine

Scurvy! Yellow fever! Rabies! Must-read works of fiction and nonfiction about the history of medicine.

Poetry or Prose: Why Not Both?

When poetry and prose come together, wonderful things happen. Check out a sweet slice of life novel about a girl with Tourette syndrome trying to fit in.

The Present and Future of Disability in YA Books

On the state of disability representation in YA literature.

Why I Didn’t Love ME BEFORE YOU

A reader's critical reaction to the portrayal of disability in Me Before You.