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Friends Who Write Diversely… | Dive Into Diversity

Can someone please tell me how we are in the second week of August? Already? I’m not sure how this is happening. Is this real life? Either way, we are here for the eighth check-in for our #DiversityDive challenge. How’s it going? Read anything great lately? (I’m highly recommending: What You Left Behind by Jessica Verdi […]

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August 21, 2015 - 1:45 am

Rebecca @ Reading Wishes - Interesting conversation between two authors dedicated to writing diversely! I’m already familiar with Dahlia’s work, but still need to get round to Second Position. Great post!

August 13, 2015 - 2:59 pm

Alexa S. - These two ladies are so vocal on my Twitter timeline, and I enjoy it. They get me thinking about SO many important things, and I appreciate that! Loved reading their convo here.

August 11, 2015 - 6:35 pm

Emma - Love this post. I don’t really read NA and I just haven’t picked up either author’s YA yet but now I really want to. It was so great to see their perspectives on different things. I’ve been thinking a lot about online vs not-online friends lately so that part was especially interesting to me.

August 11, 2015 - 5:14 pm

Jamie - OMG LOVE. I love these ladies and this convo made me love them harder. YAY FRIENDS.

Hooray for Hollywood & Pride

There’s always that defining moment (or a few of them) when you realize you have to break away from what your parents want and do your own thing — even if this isn’t in their best interest. I’m reading a parenting guide for work right now, and the author talks about how parents need to know when […]

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August 11, 2015 - 9:59 am

Friends Who Write Diversely... | Dive Into Diversity, Magan - […] thanks to authors/bloggers/Twitter goddesses Dahlia Adler (Under the Lights) and Katherine Locke (Second Position) for being so game for today’s post. Rather Be […]

July 7, 2015 - 1:17 am

Wendy @ Book Scents - I totally agree with you! I loved seeing both Josh and Van’s story unfold and seeing that they’re not the pair that ends up together. I loved seeing their arcs and thought all the characters were so well developed. I kind of want to see more of what Josh does after!

July 1, 2015 - 10:42 pm

Kailia Sage - I need to read this book as soon as possible! Everyone is raving about this book and I love the premise!

July 1, 2015 - 11:37 am

Alexa S. - I 100% agree with your thoughts on Under the Lights! It was such a delight to read about both Van and Josh, to really get to know them beyond what we learn in Behind the Scenes. And Dahlia wrote both their stories so well too!

July 1, 2015 - 10:53 am

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - I really, really need to read Dahlia Adler’s books. I have Behind the scenes ( I think I picked it up after your review) and still haven’t read it. And I really want to read this too.

Dahlia’s Best Of New Adult List | 2014

Hiya, friends! 2014 has been such a great year, and, personally, my Twitter feed and TBR list would not have flourished like it did without the influence of Dahlia. As a debut writer and fantastic blogger, it’s been a pleasure to check out her work, read about her adventures in publishing, and know she is always […]

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March 12, 2015 - 9:00 am

When Joss Met Matt by Ellie Cahill - […] is NA, really? I know what NA is (Dahlia Adler wrote us a great post with awesome recs in December) but I was taken by surprise when this book started post-college graduation and into the working […]

December 14, 2014 - 11:48 pm

Alexa S. - Ah! Now you know I don’t read a lot of NA books, but I’ve come to trust Dahlia’s recommendations a whole lot. She’s definitely recommended a lot of awesome YA to me this year, and now I find myself adding quite a few of these onto my Goodreads! Looking forward to reading Last Will and Testament!

December 9, 2014 - 1:08 am

Wendy @ Book Scents - Ohh, what awesome recs! I have heard so many amazing things about Caged in Winter — I can’t wait to read it! Make it Count has been on my list too. And I’m excited for Dahlia’s release too!!

December 6, 2014 - 1:28 pm

Lucy - I trust Dahlia’s taste in NA and found a few more books to add to my TBR. Deeper and I See London are on my favorites list and I can’t wait to read Swimming to Tokyo and Caged in Winter.

December 5, 2014 - 9:03 am

Holiday Readathon, LWaT Happenings, and More! | The Daily Dahlia - […] I rec’d my favorite NAs of 2014 over at Rather Be Reading […]

December 2, 2014 - 10:50 am

Brianna - I don’t read much NA, but I’ll check some of these out. Thanks so much for the suggestions. Congratulations on your upcoming release, Dahlia.

December 2, 2014 - 10:17 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - I don’t read A LOT of NA, but seeing two books on this list that I LOVED (Deeper and I See London) makes me automatically add the rest to my wishlist. Thank you, Dahlia! I’m also adding Last Will and Testament. 😀

December 2, 2014 - 9:21 am

Rebecca @ Reading Wishes - This post is the best. And dangerous – now I want to buy all of these, they sound amazing! Dahlia gives great rec’s and her upcoming NA is fabulous. She didn’t recommend it here, so I will! It’s awesome, sexy and so addictive! Now, to add all of these to my TBR… Great guest post!

If You’re Feeling [ Fill in the Blank ] Book Recs

Oh hey there. A Saturday post. Shocking, I know. I like fun posts on the weekends so I hope you do too. So I’ve been reading a lot this summer (no surprise there) and I wanted to give you a quick rundown of some of my favs. I haven’t formally reviewed these titles on Rather Be […]

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August 2, 2014 - 10:47 pm

Alexa S. - The idea behind this post is so cute! I’ve read a few of the recs here, but there is definitely one that I have my eye on (The One and Only). Here’s to hoping I actually get my hands on it soon!

August 2, 2014 - 2:23 pm

Brianna - I have The One and Only sitting on my shelf. It’s hardback and heavy, but it lays pretty flat so I think I can prop it up on a pillow when I’m reading so I don’t have to hold it.

August 2, 2014 - 11:03 am

Lucy - Love these mini reviews! Very creative way to share these books 🙂

I just picked up the audio of The One & Only – you make it sound like something I will like so we will see!

I have a copy of The Sound of Us to read- it sounds really fun and I’ll have to bump it up the list.

I’m always feeling like getting organized but i think Objects of My Affections would make me feel stressed out. Sounds intriguing though!

Shelve It: Saturday & Summer

Oh man. It’s been about a month since I did one of these. But hello! I’m here. How are you all doing? It’s been a busy few weeks so far — friends visiting, lots of work changes, James finally got a small break from school, the weather is nice — you know the drill. Basically […]

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June 24, 2014 - 11:08 am

Leah - YAY, My Best Friend, Maybe!! I wasn’t sure what to expect, but ended up reading it an entire sitting. So wonderful!

I’m curious about Searching for Sky. I bought Margot (Adult historical focusing on Anne Frank’s sister!!) that I’m itching to read. 🙂 I’m looking forward to seeing what her YA is like!

June 24, 2014 - 9:59 am

Danielle @ Love at First Page - BOOMERANG! I’m soooo beyond excited for that book it’s ridiculous. I hope you love it! That’s a really great haul you got there – can’t wait to see what you think of all those. 🙂

June 23, 2014 - 12:54 pm

Lucy - You have some awesome book friends! I love verse novels so just added Kiss of Broken Glass to my TBR. Happy summer reading 🙂

June 22, 2014 - 8:17 pm

Anna - Thank you for the birthday wishes! <3 <3 <3

June 22, 2014 - 9:01 am

Rather Be Reading: Nailed It: We're Back (and It's Summer!) - […] Estelle does a Shelve It! […]

June 21, 2014 - 8:29 pm

Alexa S. - What a fun book haul post! There are a ton of great titles in here, so YAY YOU. Also, in terms of a book haul, if we were to look at the books I’ve ordered recently, I’m fairly certain I can credit you for at least 1/2 of them. Just saying 😉

June 21, 2014 - 6:18 pm

Jen @Fefferbooks - Cracked Up to Be looks super cute! You know…from the cover. 🙂 But we all love covers, yes?

June 21, 2014 - 1:27 pm

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - Definitely yay for the first day of summer. We’ve been having GORGEOUS weather the last few days in Syracuse, and it makes me so happy. I own a copy of Catching Jordan and I STILL haven’t read it. It’s terrible. Behind the Scenes looks super cute. I so want to read that one too.

Enjoy your goodies, and the nice weather. Also, I’m totally awful and still haven’t mailed out Grasshopper Jungle to you yet. I promise to mail it out very soon.

June 21, 2014 - 10:19 am

Amy @ Tripping Over Books - I’m envious of your willpower to “not buy things”! I have none, although I’ve been better about it, too, come to think of it.
All of these sound wonderful! I’m really curious about Say What You Will. I was drawn to it at first because, superficially, one of the main characters shares my name. But the story itself sounds very emotional and intense. I can’t recall ever hearing about a book featuring two main characters who suffer from disabilities (although I’m sure I just missed some), and certainly never cerebral palsy.
Also, I read Just One Night, and it was lovely. I know a lot of people liked the way Just One Year ended, and I was impressed with the structure for sure, but my heart wanted just a teensy bit more. This was perfect for that part of me.
Good luck with Beauty Queens! I haven’t had the best luck with Libba Bray’s books, alas. This one included. But I hope you get through it on your second go around!