Thursday, April 6, 2017

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #2

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme created by Aimal! Every week, you come up with one book in each of three different categories: a diverse book you have read and enjoyed, a diverse book on your TBR, and one that has not yet been released. You can check out their announcement post here.

A Diverse book you have read and enjoyed:
The Abyss Surrounds Us & The Edge of the Abyss by Emily Skrutskie

Bad-ass Lesbian pirates fighting sea monsters, seriously what more could you want?! I adored the characters, the action, the world, everything about this duology! The Edge of the Abyss is officially expected to come out April 18th and I read an E-ARC of it in January thanks to Netgalley...after I re-read the first one which I read last year just so I could be immersed in this world! My reviews are Here and Here.

Diverse book on your TBR:
Unicorn Tracks by Julia Ember

I know it has an F/F main pairing set in a fantastical world with unicorns. And from what i've heard also has a narrative about standing up for your history, your rights, your family, and yourself.

Diverse book that has not yet been released:
The Seafarer's Kiss by Julia Ember

Expected to come out May 4th and by the same author that wrote Unicorn Tracks. No I haven't read a book by her yet and yes, I'm really looking forward to this one. Honestly I just heard bisexual mermaid (and the author is also bisexual so it's also own voices there) and I was sold. I mean just hearing bisexual or mermaid can get me sold on it but bisexual mermaid, both, double sold! I might be way too excited but i've heard good things from those that have received ARCs of it so far :).

Have you read any of these books, if so what did you think of them? What diverse books have you read and enjoyed or are looking forward to reading?


  1. Ahhh such a fantastic list! I loved The Abyss Surrounds Us, but I haven't gotten around to reading The Edge of the Abyss! I can't wait though! ;_;

    I've heard so many wonderful things about The Seafarer's Kiss so far - so jealous of all the people who've received the ARC!

    1. Thank you! Even though I loved The Abyss Surrounds Us I loved The Edge of the Abyss even more! (which I wasn't sure was possible) I hope i'm not hyping it up too much, but when you get around to it I hope you enjoy it too :)

      So am I! I can't wait to get a copy of The Seafarer's Kiss! Bisexual mermaid honestly sounds like my dreams come true <3 :D