What Qualifies as “Diverse”?

A couple weeks ago, I came across a conundrum. I had read a book, and there were people of color featured in it, but it felt unequivocally white. There were some characters of color, but they were trussed up in medieval style clothing and medieval culture with lords and ladies and princes, princesses, too-tight corsets, … Continue reading What Qualifies as “Diverse”?

Walking a Tightrope: The Fine Line between YA and Adult Fiction

Due to recent controversy, I've got another discussion post here for you today, with the prompt of how do we distinguish between young adult, new adult, and adult fiction? Recently, the lines between the genres (and the dying NA genre) have been blurring as adult fiction writers write YA and YA authors write adult and Sarah … Continue reading Walking a Tightrope: The Fine Line between YA and Adult Fiction

Why I Prefer Edelweiss to NetGalley

Today's post is a discussion post! I'll be talking about why I prefer Edelweiss over NetGalley when requesting digital review copies, although both are great, and also suggesting alternative options to getting early access, even if you're not a blogger! If you didn't know, NetGalley and Edelweiss are sites that allow publishers and authors to … Continue reading Why I Prefer Edelweiss to NetGalley