Review: A Safe Place With You by César L. Baquerizo

At Read Diverse Books, I focus on lifting voices of as many marginalized groups as possible. I genuinely enjoy this work and will happily do it for as long as I am able. But promoting and uplifting the voices of so many different groups means that sometimes I forget to read the stories that reflect my unique life experiences. In particular, I have neglected to read much gay fiction in 2016.

Reading gay fiction that is written by gay authors has always been my preference, though I sometimes enjoy the stories written by straight authors. But there’s something about LGBTQ+ #ownvoices fiction that resonates with me in particular because I find the voice more authentic, personal, and relatable.

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A Call To All #DiverseBookBloggers

Hello, fellow book bloggers!

If you are active on Twitter, you may have noticed a recent hashtag being circulated and used. That hashtag is #DiverseBookBloggers.

If you are not active on Twitter or are confused about what the hashtag means, let me give you a bit of background on how it came to be. (Though, please be warned that I can be rather long-winded when I feel something is important, so bear with me.)

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