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Diverse Voices

YA Trans and Nonbinary Fiction

Gender nonconforming people are not a monolith, and neither are the YA books featuring their voices! Here we highlight fantasy, romance, superheroes, poetry and more written by transgender YA authors.

Disabled Voices

Celebrate disabled voices in literature by reading these YA books featuring disabled characters and/or authors!

2023 LGBT YA Fiction (so far…)

Tired of the seeing the same LGBT book recommendations over and over? Then check back monthly for exciting new releases! We’ll spotlight four upcoming LGBT books; maybe you’ll find your next great read!

PDL’s Read Harder 2023 Book List

Our Read Harder booklist is back by popular demand! Read Harder is Book Riot’s annual reading challenge to help you stretch your reading limits and explore new voices, worlds, and genres.

Black Joy

On this list, you’ll find a variety of books for all ages – romances, fantasies, adventures, memoirs and more – that highlight Black lives, communities and relationships.

Muslim YA Authors

Explore these books written for teens written by Muslim authors! These #ownvoices books span genres and depict the Muslim experience in a multitude of ways.

Indigenous Voices

There is a rich world of Indigenous literature out there, and these YA books are just a few great examples! You’ll find books ranging from science fiction to history and more on this list, and be sure to explore the recommended resources for even more #ownvoices Indigenous lit!