#DiverseReads2017 TBR

My third, and I promise final, year-long reading challenge for 2017. It’s a diverse challenge hosted by Mishma from Chasing Faerytales and Shelly from Read.Sleep.Repeat. Each month has a theme, although you don’t have to use them. I’m going to use each months theme, but I might end up reading them a little out of order. There’s a great recommendation list that you can check out.

This TBR could completely change if I can’t wait and read something early but it’s a rough idea.

January– diverse folklore/mythology
Huntress by Malinda Lo (Chinese Folklore)

Huntress

February– POC Main Character / Biracial / Multiracial
The Abyss Surrounds Us by Emily Skrutskie
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

The Abyss Surrounds Us (The Abyss Surrounds Us, #1)  Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas, #1)

March– main characters with a disability
Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (MC uses a cane)

Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows, #2)

April– mental health
History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera (Depression/ Grief & OCD)

History Is All You Left Me

May– religious diversity
Written in the Stars by Aisha Saeed (Islam)

Written in the Stars

June & July– sexuality and gender identity
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
The Boy’s Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew by Eli Glasman

Of Fire and Stars  The Boy's Own Manual to Being a Proper Jew

August– non-Western setting
Funny Boy by Shyam Selvadurai (Sri Lanka)
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor (Nigeria)

Funny Boy  Akata Witch (Akata Witch, #1)

September– #ownvoices
The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

The Library of Fates

October– Intersectionality
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

Queens of Geek

November– diverse retellings
As I Descended by Robin Talley ( Macbeth)

As I Descended

December– 2017 Releases
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
The Seafarers Kiss by Julia Ember
32890474  The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue

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10 thoughts on “#DiverseReads2017 TBR

    • Louise says:

      You totally should! 🙂 The recommendations list for this challenge is amazing – there are so many and it’s so organised. I’ll be using it as a general reading list as well as for this challenge I think 🙂

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    • Louise says:

      There are so many really interesting and awesome sounding books out this year — I’m so excited. I might move Labyrinth Lost up my list because I got my copy for Christmas and it looks so good!

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    • Louise says:

      Haha, the two challenges work so well together, I’m sure they will 😉 I love the variety of the prompts they’ve come up with and that reading list is a thing of beauty.

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    • Louise says:

      Don’t feel behind! I just like to plan lol. I think Spindle would be ok. It’s not own voices or a marginalised author but I don’t think this challenge is being specific about that. You could always drop them an email and ask?

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