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#SayHerName: 10 Books that Celebrate Black Girls and Women

This list of books that celebrate Black girls and women includes books across genres that center Black girls and women. Share some #BlackGirlMagic.

I Read My Way Out: My Year of Reading Copiously and Therapeutically

One reader on making big life changes, including changes to her reading life. Talking about the journey, the goals, and the books that lifted her up.

3 Sci-Fi Books by Black Women that Changed My Life

Great books of science fiction by Black women.

Why Mentorship Is So Important For Writers From Underrepresented Communities

An explanation of diverse author mentoring and look at three organizations providing writers from underrepresented communities mentor opportunities.

What Happy Endings Do We Want to See in Romance in 2020 and Beyond?

One romance reader considers feminist trends in the history of romance and looks ahead to some progressive themes the genre can build on.

Finding Diversity On the Page as a New YA Reader

A reader coming back to YA books later in life on what it means to find herself reflected on the page, and have access to better representation in books.

Learning From Choosing Inclusive Books for Our Children

The thought of buying my daughter a book about baby feminists filled me with happiness. But for my son? Embarrassingly, the thought didn’t cross my mind.

Drawn Histories: A Short Consideration of Representation in Comics

Talking about representation in comics and some of the comics that might expand your thinking about inclusivity in the history of comics.

Diversity in Children’s Books: How To Do It Well

Children from marginalized communities deserve to see themselves on the page. These inclusive children's books do the work without tokenizing characters.

50 Must Read LGBTQ Fiction Books

Whether set in the US, Canada, the Northeast of England or South Africa, these must-read LGBTQ fiction books continue to educate, comfort, and remind us.

Searching for the Non-White Heroine in Books

A reader on searching for the non-white heroine in books, #ownvoices, and wanting to see more representation in literature across the board.

The Best Places To Find Indie Mysteries

With the closure of Midnight Ink, Book Riot helps you find other indie publishers who are putting out diverse and dynamic mysteries.

Literal Black Girl Magic: Books with Witches, Orisha and More

Books with black woman and girls who are literally magical -- witches, Orisha, Vodou, and more powerful women with black girl magic.

15 Latinx Poets Who Are Breaking Down Borders

"Latinx writers are doing work that feels important now more than ever, but has been important, beautiful, and necessary always."

Rainy Vacation Reads

Weather has you trapped indoors? Read these books about the outdoors, international settings, and other people on vacations for a little escape.