Anticipated Literary Reads For Readers of Color 2017

Back for the fifth year, this is a list of literary books with a 2017 United States publication date that will appeal to literary readers of color and readers who enjoy stories with a multicultural point-of-view.
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219 books · 260 voters · list created December 27th, 2016 by Beverly (votes) .
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Beverly 5708 books
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Rainbowheart 2083 books
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Steve 20 books
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Ming 1444 books
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Julia 5292 books
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Nissa 13530 books
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Merin 728 books
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Liz 736 books
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message 1: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart Are you going to create the 2018 list soon? I already know of several titles to put on it.


message 2: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Rainbowheart wrote: "Are you going to create the 2018 list soon? I already know of several titles to put on it."

Happy Holidays!

Because I was so late this year, I wasn't going to do one but several people have asked - so I will start one today.

Of course, I welcome and appreciate the titles that you will add.

Namaste


message 3: by Beverly (new)

Beverly Rainbowheart wrote: "Are you going to create the 2018 list soon? I already know of several titles to put on it."

Here is the link to the 2018 list:
https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/1...


message 4: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart Awesome, thanks so much!


message 5: by Rainbowheart (new)

Rainbowheart Removed Zo by Xander Miller. Publication was pushed to 2020.


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