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Problem One we face without diverse books: we’re stuck labeling great stories as "diverse books." Problem Two: without enlightenment we expect all Hispanic characters to speak Spanish for their future jobs in kitchens when we’re so much more than that. Some might be so bold to say we’re regular people.

—Adam Silvera. Young Adult Authors Honor Hispanic Heritage Month, Share Why ‘We Need Diverse Books’

Oh hey, that’s my friend who said that. Yay for adamsilvera + diverse books!

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nbcsnl:

nbcparksandrec:

Happy birthday, Amy!

2centscollective:

We’re officially open for submissions! What advice would you give to someone turning 16 years old?

2centscollective:

We’re officially open for submissions! What advice would you give to someone turning 16 years old?

Have you seen the new Mockingjay trailer? Love it! Can’t believe the movie comes out in just 2 months! 

Evidence that reading is good for you! (Especially if you’re in Canada.) 

Evidence that reading is good for you! (Especially if you’re in Canada.) 

It’s fall, which means orange and black books! 

It’s fall, which means orange and black books! 

"Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably." - CS Lewis. 

"Eating and reading are two pleasures that combine admirably." - CS Lewis. 

ifreakinlovebooks:

library-heaven:

Summer Book Recommendations
Don’t Stop Now by Julie Halpern 
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Sean Griswold’s Head by Lindsey Leavitt
Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill

GABY! I love your Havaianas! I want them!

ifreakinlovebooks:

library-heaven:

Summer Book Recommendations

GABY! I love your Havaianas! I want them!

darlavillani:

Nine Literary Magazines for New and Unpublished Writers
"Seeing your work in print for the first time is a unique thrill. But it can feel like a daunting task to submit your writing to a magazine or journal when you nobody other than friends and family has ever read it. To make the process somewhat less scary, here are 9 literary magazines that welcome submissions from new and never before published writers."
 Read on.
Let’s stay connected.

darlavillani:

Nine Literary Magazines for New and Unpublished Writers

"Seeing your work in print for the first time is a unique thrill. But it can feel like a daunting task to submit your writing to a magazine or journal when you nobody other than friends and family has ever read it. To make the process somewhat less scary, here are 9 literary magazines that welcome submissions from new and never before published writers."

 Read on.

Let’s stay connected.

The #LoveFeuds! 

Kartik and Gemma are up against Isla and Josh in today’s #lovefeuds! Vote for them here:  wp.me/p1pChz-CL

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