Committed to reading more diverse books but not sure where to start?
Let Tuma do the hard work of finding you the best reads to diversify your reading experience every month. Each month, I offer THREE compelling culturally diverse books by BIPOC authors. You can order your pick(s) as one time, sign up as a book subscription, pre-pay for 3, 6, or 12 month, or choose Mystery option.
Here are our August Diverse Reads Options:
Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo
From the bestselling, National Book Award-winning author Elizabeth Acevedo comes her first novel for adults, the story of one Dominican-American family told through the voices of its women as they await a gathering that will forever change their lives.
- Dominican Author & Representation
- Literary Fiction, Magical Realism
Content Warnings: Infidelity, Infertility, Child abuse, Sexual content, Death, Death of parent, Miscarriage, Sexual violence, Violence
Hula by Jasmin Iolani Hakes
Set in Hilo, Hawai'i, a sweeping saga of tradition, culture, family, history, and connection that unfolds through the lives of three generations of women--a tale of mothers and daughters, dance and destiny.
- Hawaiian Author & Representation
- Historical Fiction
Content Warnings: Miscarriage, Colonization, Racism, Domestic abuse, Alcoholism, Bullying, Abandonment, Cancer, Fatphobia
All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sabaa Tahir comes a brilliant, unforgettable, and heart-wrenching contemporary novel about family and forgiveness, love and loss, in a sweeping story that crosses generations and continents.
- Pakistani Author Representation
- Contemporary Young Adult
Content Warnings: Alcoholism, Death of parent, Racism, Drug abuse, Sexual assault, Domestic abuse
This month's gift is a Tuma's Books Coaster!
Protect your furniture surfaces as you enjoy a yummy beverage with a good book! If you previously receive a coaster in a previous Monthly Read package, now you'll have a pair for your partner or when a pal comes over. ☺️