Giveaway – City Of Strife by Claudie Arseneault

Earlier this month, Claudie Arseneault wrote about “queer retellings, aromanticism, and centering friendship in your narratives.” Today, I’m hosting an international giveaway for Claudie’s new book, City Of Strife. This is a book for fans of fantasy, elves, magic, friendship and LGBTQIAP characters!

The book will release on February 22nd, 2017, so it’s only a few days away! The giveaway will be for a paperback copy of City Of Strife, and it is open to everyone. Please enter and good luck. 🙂

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A Taste Of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson – Review & Giveaway!

I can’t stress to you all how much Fantasy and Science-Fiction with LGBTQIA characters mean to me, especially those centering Queer people of color. So when I heard about Kai Ashante Wilson’s follow-up to Sorcerer of the Wildeeps, I was ecstatic. Gay romances set in fantasy worlds really get to me, y’all. I am so thankful to writers like Kai Ashante Wilson for being fearless and unapologetic in writing stories with Queer characters, especially in the current – hostile – political climate.

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Audiobook Giveaway: Signal To Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

Hello, everyone! Today, I have a surprise giveaway.

Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s debut novel Signal To Noise is now available in audio and she’s collaborating with Read Diverse Books to do a very generous giveaway for the audiobook readers out there! Signal To Noise is a critically-acclaimed novel about friendship, family, love, and music all infused with a bit of magic. Two lucky people will win an audio code from Audible.com. Good luck to you all. 🙂

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Read Diverse Books Year-Round November Link-Up

November’s Read Diverse Books Year-Round feature is the penultimate one for the year. I considered continuing it into 2017, but I may do something else entirely. I haven’t decided on what yet, but what I don’t want this feature to feel repetitive. I’ll keep brainstorming and hope to find new and creative ways to encourage people to read widely and diversely.

My last link-up was another successful one, with 45 reviews in total! I want to once again thank all who participated. Keep doing great work and reviewing diverse books!

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[Book Giveaway] Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

It’s time to get excited because Certain Dark Things releases tomorrow, October 25th, 2016! To help create more buzz around the book, author Silvia Moreno-Garcia is collaborating with Read Diverse Books to host this giveaway.

Certain Dark Things screamed “auto-buy” for me the moment I heard about it. Not only is the cover gorgeous, but it’s also about vampires, which I love, and it’s set in Mexico City! I’m positive the book was tailor-made for me. Expect a review before the year ends!

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“Saudade” In The Latinx Community – A Guest Post by Jude Sierra & A Book Giveaway.

Latinx Heritage Month technically ended yesterday, October 15th. But I still have a few blog posts to share with you all. I figured we shouldn’t limit Latinx voices to any one specific month. Yes, we should celebrate during times like Latinx Heritage Month, but also continue to support Latinx talent for the rest of the year!

So here’s a post by poet and romance author, Jude Sierra!

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Review: The Marauders’ Island (Hen & Chick #1) by Tristan J. Tarwater & A Book Giveaway!

The Marauders’ Island is the kind of book that is so delightful and refreshing that you can’t help but share with everyone you know. During the week or so that I read it, I plastered the book’s image all over social media hoping it would reach as many people as possible. I want you to read this book! It has powerful mages, a diverse cast of characters, a gorgeous tropical setting, positive representation of LGBTQ people, a complex relationship between a mother and daughter, and so much more! All this goodness makes a reader like me giddy with joy.

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Read Diverse Books Year-Round – Latinx Heritage Month Edition

Read Diverse Books Year-Round returns a little later than usual this month because I wanted to time it with Latinx Heritage Month, which kicks off tomorrow, September 15th. It’s going to be very exciting and busy month for me and my blog, but I can’t wait to celebrate with a month’s worth of content!

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Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

At 26 years old, Yaa Gyasi debuted on the literary scene with one of the most impressive releases of 2016. Homegoing is a multi-generational epic that covers such a large scope in only 300 page that you’re left wondering how anyone could accomplish this marvelous feat of storytelling so brilliantly and concisely. But Yaa Gyasi did accomplish this feat and was rewarded handsomely for it with a seven figure advance. I’m thrilled to meet Gyasi the writer at this point in her very promising career. You can be certain I will be watching everything she does, as I am already anticipating her next novel!

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Read Diverse Books Year-Round — August Link-Up

By this point, many of you should know the drill.

This is yet another link-up for my Read Diverse Books Year-Round monthly feature! Yes, it’s here to stay. And I have cool things planned for September, so be very excited.

The winner for July’s draw is Brooke @ The Broke Book Bank. Congrats! Check your email and reply back so we can arrange to have whatever book you want shipped out to you. See you next month!

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