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Aly (In Wonderland) (alysbookishwonderland) | 21 comments As always, we love sending you home with more books to add to your TBR.

This month we are concentrating on PEOPLE OF COLOUR. Here are my recommendations:

- The Wrath and the Dawn by Reneé Ahdieh
- An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
- The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
- Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

What are some of your favourite books by POC or featuring POC?


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Inge (omgitsinge) | 1361 comments Mod
Some of my recommendations:

- Toxic
- Not Your Sidekick
- The Suffering
- Queens of Geek
- Dancing in the Rain

Any Rick Riordan novel set after the original Percy Jackson series is also rich in diversity.


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Eleanor (ontheothersideofreality) | 183 comments Books:
- Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
- The Wicker King by K. Ancrum
- Cubop City Blues by Pablo Medina
- Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation by John Philip Santos
- The Crown Ain't Worth Much by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib
- And all the poetry of N.L. Shompole, especially Phantoms as Euphemisms for Disaster and Lace Bone Beast: Poems & Other Fairytales for Wicked Girls.


message 4: by Angela (new)

Angela | 40 comments Some recommendations, including some classics and perhaps different genres from those that are usually featured.

The Gunslinger by Stephen King
Noughts & Crosses by Malorie Blackman (I'm going to see the stage produciton of this next month).
The Color Purple by Alice Walker (a classic)
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison (another classic)
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe (an absolute must-read)
Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn
Audition by Ryu Murakami
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs


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