New blog at Oktopus Ink: Celebrating APIA SF/F authors!

I’ve got a new post up at the Oktopus Ink blog!

In honor of May’s Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, I listed 8 science fiction and fantasy books by American authors of Asian or Pacific Islander heritage to check out.

Find the whole list here.

Book Loan: Diverse Book January (Graphic Novels)

I spend a lot of time thinking about books.

This probably isn’t surprising, for anyone who knows me, and I do devote a lot of time on this blog to reviewing books I’ve read and listing how many books I read each year.

Now that I’m at the tail end of my graduate publishing program, though, I’ve got enough of a foothold with my friends to know what sort of books I should loan them.  A couple days ago, I loaned out a few books to a friend that I really enjoyed, and in the name of sharing a wide array of voices and experiences, I tried to pick almost all books about or write by diverse authors.

There were a lot of books in the bag I handed her, so I can’t remember all of the titles I included, but you can read a little about three graphic novels I loaned her after the jump.

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