Diverse Books Bingo 2017

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This may look like a list, but it is in fact a guideline (which is a completely different thing) for the Diverse Books Reading Challenge, and therefore subject to change whenever I feel like it. I haven’t read the vast majority of these books, so I don’t know for certain whether or not they are good books or good representation of their designated categories, but I kinda figured the whole idea behind the bingo sheet was to find out for yourself. If you scroll down the list, you may notice a few categories don’t have books in them, that’s because I haven’t figured out what book to read for that particular category, if you want to leave a recommendation of your own, feel free to do so in the contact form below.

Romance with a Trans Main Character
Asylum (The Stillwater Files #1) by K.A. Cook | Review | Amazon | Smashwords | Goodreads | Kobo Books

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Non-binary Main Character #OwnVoices
The Unnatural Philosophy of Kit March by K. A. Cook | Review – Chapter 1: Welcome | Review – Chapter 2: Introduction | Review: Chapter 3 – Connection |

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Science-Fiction-Fantasy novel with a disabled Main Character
Are You Seeing Me? by Darren Groth | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Ultraviolet by R. J. Anderson | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Practicing Jewish Main Character
My Basmati Bat Mitzvah by Paula J. Freedman | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Indian Main Character #OwnVoices
A Time to Dance by Padma Venkatraman | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Bollywood Bride by Sonali Dev | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Displaced Main Character
The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character with an Underrepresented Body
The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Neurodiverse Main Character #OwnVoices
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

On The Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Retelling with Main Character LGBTQIA+
The Dark Wife by Sarah Diemer | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads

Ash by Malinda Lo | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Bisexual Main Character #OwnVoices
If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Huntress by Malinda Lo | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book by Author of Colour
Beloved by Toni Morrison | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Colour Purple by Alice Walker | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Biracial Main Character #OwnVoices
The Bone People by Keri Hulme | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Pansexual Main Character #OwnVoices
Out on Good Behavior by Dahlia Adler | Review | Amazon | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Black Main Character #OwnVoices
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character on the A-spectrum
The Bone People by Keri Hulme | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads

Deadly Sweet Lies by Erica Cameron | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

LGBTQIA+ Main Character of Colour
If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Visually Impaired Main Character
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Blind Spot by Laura Ellen | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads

Book set in Central America
Book 1 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Contemporary-world arranged marriage
Promising Azra by Helen Thurloe | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

A Bollywood Affair by Sonali Dev | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Indigenous Main Character #OwnVoices
The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf by Ambelin Kwaymullina | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character with an Invisible Disability
The Things I Didn’t Say by Kylie Fornasier | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character of Colour in a Science-Fiction-Fantasy novel
A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads

Saga, Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Image Comics

Latinx Main Character #OwnVoices
Aristotle and Dante discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Free Choice
Book 1 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Non-Western (real world) setting
Mao’s Last Dancer by Li Cunxin | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Memoirs of A Geisha by Arthur Golden | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Own Voices
History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character with Chronic Pain
Far From You by Tess Sharpe | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Story of You and Me by Pamela Dumond | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

West Asian Setting
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Arab Main Character #OwnVoices
The Wrath and The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Dagger and The Rose by Renee Ahdieh | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Main Character who is a wheelchair-user
Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Diverse Non-Fiction
You Can’t Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Whipping Girl by Julia Serano | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Person of Colour on the cover
Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Not Otherwise Specified by Hannah Moskowitz | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Deaf and/or Hard-of-Hearing Main Character
Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Immigrant or Refugee Main Character
When Michael Met Mina by Randa Abdel-Fattah | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

The Happiest Refugee: A Memoir by Anh Do | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Hijabi Main Character #OwnVoices
Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

Book 2 | Review | Amazon | Book Depository | Goodreads | Kobo Books

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