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Cover Reveal: AN EARL, THE GIRL, AND A TODDLER By Vanessa Riley

Check out the cover for AN EARL, THE GIRL, AND A TODDLER, a historical romance by Vanessa Riley!

9 Classics of Queer YA Literature

From decades' old literature to more recent "instant classics," explore some of the queer YA classics that continue to be relevant.

16 Wonderful #OwnVoices YA Books About Disability

Find a great read among these OwnVoices YA books about disability, including Even If We Break by Marieke Nijkamp. Support these works to show publishing the need for representation.

Literal #OwnVoices: 30 Audiobooks Written and Read by Black Authors

Tune into these great audiobooks by Black authors written and performed by Black creatives, including How We Fight For Our Lives by Saeed Jones.

7 Books to Read in Honor of the 30th Anniversary of the ADA

Honor the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act with these books about disability, including Disability Visability by Alice Wong.

Queer Book Talk from Book Riot’s #OwnVoices

LGBTQ+ Rioters talk about some of the queer books they've been enjoying, as well as the books that gave them space to explore queerness.

Cover Reveal: A PHO LOVE STORY By Loan Le

Check out the cover for A PHO LOVE STORY a forthcoming YA, #ownvoices romantic comedy by Loan Le.

Cover Reveal and Excerpt: FINDING MY VOICE by Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Check out the cover reveal and excerpt for the reissued YA own voices classic, FINDING MY VOICE by Marie Myung-OK Lee.

3 Debut Novels to Get Excited About

Three debut novels to get excited about right now.

10 #OwnVoices Autism Books for Autism Acceptance Month

It's Autism Acceptance Month and these fiction and nonfiction autism books are here to help you expand your understanding of autism.

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.

Y’all, I’m Getting Pretty Excited About Agora’s Diverse Crime Fiction

Publishers Take Note: Own Voices Reviews Are Important

Publishers are ignoring own voices reviews to the detriment of own voices books and these Bookstagrammers and BookTubers are over it.

“Own Voices”: Roxane Gay and the Metric for Reality

Roxane Gay has done it again, this time on Australian TV and strengthening #OwnVoices with the words: "Personal Experience is not the Metric for Reality."

The Future of Indie Crime Fiction Belongs to Female Authors of Color