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”?

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Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett (ARC): What Does Onyx or Ivory Have to Do With Anything?

3 stars They call her Traitor Kate because of her father's actions, and she now lives as an outcast, working for the imperial courier service. It's a dangerous job as the nightdrakes attack when dark falls, and especially with the secret Kate is keeping. She's a wilder, able to perform magic to influence animal minds. … Continue reading Onyx & Ivory by Mindee Arnett (ARC): What Does Onyx or Ivory Have to Do With Anything?