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Tour Schedule: Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera

Hello friends! The Colored Pages Team is super excited to announce the confirmed schedule for an amazing book: Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera! Thank you to everyone that signed up and helped spread the word to ensure we find as many International and Own Voices readers as possible. We are so happy with theContinue reading “Tour Schedule: Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera”

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Blog Tour Sign-Up: Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky

Publication Date: November 10th 2020 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Pages: 256 pages Genre: YA Contemporary Diversity tags: Trangender and Queer Other links: Goodreads | Amazon |Bookshop.org Synopsis Transgender author Agnes Borinsky deftly explores gender identity and queer romance in this heart-wrenchingly honest debut novel. Alex feels like he is in the wrong body. His skin feels strange against his bones. And then comesContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign-Up: Sasha Masha by Agnes Borinsky”

Blog Tour Sign-Up: Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera

Publication Date: September 15th, 2020 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Pages: 320 pages Genre: YA, Magical Realism Diversity tags: Puerto Rican, Afro-Domincan, Afro-Latinx, Latinx Other links: Goodreads | Amazon |Bookshop Synopsis Featuring contemporary Afro-Latinx characters, acclaimed author Lilliam Rivera blends a touch of magical realism into a timely story about cultural identity, overcoming trauma, and the power of first love. Eury comes to the BronxContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign-Up: Never Look Back by Lilliam Rivera”

Blog Tour Sign Ups: Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera

Publication Date: September 8th, 2020 Publisher: Levine Querido Pages: 256 pages Genre: Middle Grade, Contemporary, Sports Diversity tags: Own Voices Chinese American and Mexican American Other links: Goodreads | Amazon | Bookshop.org Synopsis Lupe Wong is going to be the first female pitcher in the Major Leagues. She’s also championed causes her whole young life.Continue reading “Blog Tour Sign Ups: Lupe Wong Won’t Dance by Donna Barba Higuera”

Blog Tour Sign Up: Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe

Publication date: September 18th, 2020 Publisher:Balzer + Bray Pages: 336 Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary Diversity tags: own-voices, Haitian Buy: Amazon| Goodreads | Book Depository Henri “Halti” Haltiwanger can charm just about anyone. He is a star debater and popular student at the prestigious FATE academy, the dutiful first-generation Haitian son, and the trusted dog walker for his wealthy New YorkContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign Up: Charming as a Verb by Ben Philippe”

Blog Tour Sign Up: Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez

  Publication date: September 15th, 2020 Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers Pages: 368 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Contemporary Diversity tags: own-voices, Argentinian Buy: Amazon| Goodreads | Book Depository A powerful, #ownvoices contemporary YA for fans of The Poet X and I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter set in Argentina, about a rising soccer star who must put everything on the line—evenContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign Up: Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez”

Blog Tour Sign Up: We Are Not Free by Traci Chee

  Publication date: September 1st, 2020 Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers Pages: 400 Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Historical Fiction Diversity tags: own-voices, Japanese American Buy: Amazon| Goodreads | Book Depository “All around me, my friends are talking, joking, laughing. Outside is the camp, the barbed wire, the guard towers, the city, the country that hates us.  We areContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign Up: We Are Not Free by Traci Chee”

Blog Tour Sign-Ups: Each of Us A Desert by Mark Oshiro

  Cover Artist: Jenna Stempel-Lobell(link) Publication date: September 15th, 2020 Publisher: Tor TeenPages: 432Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, fantasyDiversity tags: own-voices, lgbt+(f/f romance), LatinBuy: Amazon| Goodreads | Book Depository Xochital is destined to wander the desert alone, speaking her troubled village’s stories into its arid winds. Her only companions are the blessed stars above and enimagic lines of poetry magically strewn across dusty dunes. Her oneContinue reading “Blog Tour Sign-Ups: Each of Us A Desert by Mark Oshiro”