Diversebookbloggers, featuring JBelkBooks!

Hey everyone! Get ready for another Diverse Book Bloggers feature. I love doing these features because they remind me that people look at the word¬†“diversity” in different ways. I’m going to jump right into this one– feel free to engage in the comments or on twitter, because I know I always have lots of thoughts after reading people’s responses! Tell us about yourself/your blog! If you focus on a certain type of lit, let us know why! JBelkBooks: where all your dreams come true including bottomless french fries & unlimited ice cream (I wish).¬†Hello, sunshines! My name is Jesalin, the…

The Case for Reading Diverse Literature

This post was on my heart for a while and finally I decided to write it while watching a Harry Potter marathon on television. Give it a read, and tell me what you think. When I started this blog, I was sure that I’d be one of many– one of hundreds of blogs exploring books written by people of different ethnicity and nationalities. I wasn’t. Moreover, I was one of few blogs that seemed to have an interest in reading much diverse literature at all. In 2016, I see that changing for the better. Its amazing to see challenges that…