Cultural refers to books that depict a place or time and its culture.

The Death of Vivek Oji
Star Daughter
You Had Me at Hola
Raybearer (Raybearer, #1)
Don't Ask Me Where I'm From
Lobizona (Wolves of No World, #1)
Paris Never Leaves You
Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop
More Than Just a Pretty Face
Darius the Great Deserves Better (Darius the Great, #2)
Paola Santiago and the River of Tears (Paola Santiago #1)
A Place at the Table
Everything Sad Is Untrue
The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth
The Lying Life of Adults
A Woman Is No Man
Fifty Words for Rain
A Keeper
Before the Ever After
Sea of Memories
Book of the Little Axe
Ikigai: Los secretos de Japón para una vida larga y feliz
Blackout: How Black America Can Make Its Second Escape from the Democrat Plantation
Caffeine: How Caffeine Created the Modern World
The Woman in the White Kimono
No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention
When Stars Are Scattered
Antiracist Baby
The Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniMemoirs of a Geisha by Arthur GoldenA Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled HosseiniThe Book Thief by Markus ZusakLife of Pi by Yann Martel
Foreign Lands
2,098 books — 2,475 voters
Thoughtless by S.C. StephensCollide by Gail McHughOne is a Promise by Pam GodwinThief by Tarryn FisherThe Opportunist by Tarryn Fisher
Sexy love triangles
60 books — 159 voters

Go Fetch! by Shelly LaurenstonHostage to Pleasure by Nalini SinghBeast Behaving Badly by Shelly LaurenstonHunting Season by Shelly LaurenstonThe Naughty Sins of a Saint by Tiana Laveen
Best Interracial Paranormal
273 books — 233 voters
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman AlexieCinder by Marissa MeyerEleanor & Park by Rainbow RowellAristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire SáenzThe Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Diversity in Young Adult and Middle Grade
1,637 books — 1,108 voters

Kindred by Octavia E. ButlerLegend by Marie LuBinti by Nnedi OkoraforMoon Called by Patricia BriggsAmerican Gods by Neil Gaiman
Diversity in Fantasy and Science Fiction
876 books — 607 voters
Efrén Divided by Ernesto CisnerosHarley in the Sky by Akemi Dawn BowmanA Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A. BrownClap When You Land by Elizabeth AcevedoForest of Souls by Lori M. Lee
2020 YA/MG Books With POC Leads
220 books — 296 voters

The Kite Runner
Memoirs of a Geisha
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
A Thousand Splendid Suns
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
Esperanza Rising
Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis
The Joy Luck Club
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
Inside Out & Back Again
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything
Between the World and Me

Sigmund Freud
Here, indeed, we encounter a curious phenomenon: the relevant mental processes, when seen in the mass, are more familiar, more accessible to our consciousness than they can ever be in the individual. In the individual only the aggression of the super-ego makes itself clearly heard, when tension arises, in the form of reproaches, while the demands themselves often remain unconscious in the background. When brought fully into consciousness, they are seen to coincide with the precepts of the curren ...more
Sigmund Freud, Civilization and Its Discontents

We, the Hawaiian people, who are born from the union of Papahanaumoku and Wakea, earth mother and sky father, and who have lived in these islands for over 100 generations, will always have the moral right to the lands of Hawai'i now and forever, no matter what any court says.
Lilikalā K. Kame'eleihiwa

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