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Diversity Bingo Wrap Up 2017

To continue with my aim of reading diversely, at the beginning of the year that I was going to do the Diversity Bingo Challenge. The idea was to read 36 books and complete the bingo-like sheet of diverse books. Here are the books that I read to complete  the challenge. So let's get started...

Romance with a trans MC:
Non-binary MC (own voices):
SFF w/disabled MC:
Jewish MC: The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli
Indian MC (own voices):
Displaced MC: The Jungle by Pooja Puri
MC with an under-represented body: Panther by David Owen 
Neuro-diverse MC (own voices): The State of Grace by Rachael Lucas
Re-telling with MC belonging to LGBTQIA+:
Bisexual MC (own voices): Our Own Private Universe by Robin Talley (maybe not own voices)
MC with an invisible disability: The Unlikely Hero of 13B by Teresa Toten 
MC with an anaphylactic allergy:
MC of color in SFF: Welcome Back Volume 1 by Christopher Sebela 
Latinx MC (Own voices): Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets of The Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenez 
Free choice: Giant Days Volume 1 by John Allison 
Non-Western (real world) setting: A City of Saint and Thieves by Natalie C. Anderson 
Own voices: Release by Patrick Ness
MC with chronic pain: 
West Asian Setting: 


Arab MC (own voices): 
MC w/ wheelchair: 
Book by author of colour: We Should All Be Feminists by 
Biracial MC (own voices): A Change Is Gonna Come by Various Authors: Hackey Moon by Tanya Byrne 
Pansexual MC (own voices):
Black MC (own voices): Coming Of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody 
MC on the ace spectrum (own voices):
LGBTQIA+ MC of colour: America #1 by Gabby Rivera 
Visually impaired MC:
Book set in Central America:
Contemporary world arranged marriage:
Indigenous MC (own voices):
Diverse non-fiction: I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai 
POC on the cover: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 
D/deaf/hard of hearing MC: A Quiet Kind of Thunder by Sara Barnard
Immigrant or refugee MC: We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brain Conaghan 
Hijabi MC (own voices):

19/36 completed

I did want to read more than this and to read from more list but this didn't happen but I did read more than one book from these categories.

Are you taking part in Diversity Bingo? If so, what are you reading? 

See you soon, 

Amy

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