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#DiversityBingo2017 – Finally finished!


Hey, y’all!

As many of you may know, at the start of the new year, a group of bloggers and members of the book community on Twitter put together a bingo sheet called Diversity Bingo 2017, with a multitude of diverse categories to read. The goal is to fill up the whole bingo card by 12:00 PM on December 31, 2017, and luckily, I managed to finish my card on November 2 with plenty of time to spare! So I thought I’d share the books I read for each square.


ROMANCE W/ A TRANS MC – The Queer and the Restless by Kris Ripper
Long Macchiatos and Monsters by Alison Evans
SFF W/ DISABLED MC – Rolling in the Deep by Mira Grant (Deaf MC)
PRACTICING JEWISH MC – The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
INDIAN MC (OWNVOICES) – A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman
DISPLACED MC – Welcome Home Anthology by Eric Smith & Various Authors

MC W/ AN UNDER-REPRESENTED BODY – If the Dress Fits by Carla de Guzman
NUERODIVERSE MC (OWNVOICES) – 27 Hours by Tristina Wright (PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks)
RETELLING W/ MC BELONGING TO LGBTQIA+ – Cutie & the Beast by E.J. Russell (Beauty & the Beast)
BISEXUAL MC (OWNVOICES) – False Hearts by Laura Lam
MC WITH AN INVISIBLE DISABILITY – Working It by Christine d’Abo (PTSD)
MC W/ ANAPHYLACTIC ALLERGY – My Year of Punk Rock by Andrea Pyros (peanut & egg allergies)

OWN VOICES LATINX MC – Off the Ice by Piper Vaughn & Avon Gale (Puerto Rican)
FREE CHOICE – Half by Eli Lang
NON-WESTERN REAL WORLD SETTING – Keeping the Distance by Clarisse David (the Philippines)
OWN VOICES – Thaw by Elyse Springer (asexual)
MC WITH CHRONIC PAIN – Gays of Our Lives by Kris Ripper (multiple sclerosis)

WEST ASIAN SETTING – Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa (Palestine, Jenin, & Lebanon)
ARAB MC (OWNVOICES) – Fire Boy by Sami Shah
MC W/ WHEELCHAIR – Mia Lee is Wheeling Through Middle School by Melissa Shang & Eva Shang
BOOK BY AUTHOR OF COLOR – Girl on the Verge by Pintip Dunn
BIRACIAL MC (OWNVOICES) – The Hollow Girl by Hillary Monahan
PANSEXUAL MC (OWNVOICES) – Fortitude Smashed by Taylor Brooke

BLACK MC (OWNVOICES) – Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi
MC ON THE ACE SPECTRUM (OWNVOICES) – Assassins: Nemesis by Erica Cameron
LGBTQIA+ MC OF COLOR – Juliet Takes A Breath by Gabby Rivera
VISUALLY IMPAIRED MC – Run by Kody Keplinger
BOOK SET IN CENTRAL AMERICA – The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba’s Greatest Abolitionist by Margarita Engle (Cuba)

INDIGENOUS MC (OWNVOICES) – Love Beyond Body, Space, & Time by Hope Nicholson & Various Authors
DIVERSE NONFICTION – Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World by Sarah Prager
POC ON THE COVER – The Queen’s Game by Carla de Guzman
D/DEAF/HARD OF HEARING MC – You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner
IMMIGRANT OR REFUGEE MC – The Arsonist by Stephanie Oakes (Kuwaiti immigrant)
HIJABI MC (OWNVOICES) – Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattaj


Have you finished your #DiversityBingo2017 card? Link me to a post where you’ve talked about it! Of the books you read, which was your favorite? Which was your least favorite?

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