I’m joining the Diversity Reading Challenge hosted at Celebrity Readers again this year. The basic goal is to read diverse books. The author or the main character – or one of the leads, who preferably has a POV – has to belong to a diverse group. According to the definition of We Need Diverse Books:

“We recognize all diverse experiences, including (but not limited to) LGBTQIA, Native, people of color, gender diversity, people with disabilities*, and ethnic, cultural, and religious minorities.

*We subscribe to a broad definition of disability, which includes but is not limited to physical, sensory, cognitive, intellectual, or developmental disabilities, chronic conditions, and mental illnesses (this may also include addiction). Furthermore, we subscribe to a social model of disability, which presents disability as created by barriers in the social environment, due to lack of equal access, stereotyping, and other forms of marginalization.”

The mini-challenge involves monthly themes:

My goal is going to be to read at least 12 books and to aim toward the monthly themes.

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    • I saw on your blog that you’ve read the Noodle Shop mysteries. Yu might also enjoy the Ice Cream Parlor Mysteries by Abby Collette and The Secret Staircase mysteries by Gigi Pandian.

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