8 Most Anticipated Non-Fiction Books Releasing in 2019 || Help Yourself & Learn Through These Books

2019 is a year I’m trying to truly take up the adjective ‘eclectic’ so reading non-fiction books is a part of this. Which led me into searching for titles releasing in 2019 that will help me in this yearly goal of mine. So I decided to put these in a list for all the readers out there to easily pick up the ones they’re interested in!

1. THE HOLY SHIT MOMENT BY JAMES FELL

|| “Epiphany arrives like a lightening strike”
|| Motivational psychology
|| Go directly from intention to action

2. THE DARK FANTASTIC: RACE AND THE IMAGINATION FROM HARRY POTTER TO THE HUNGER GAMES (POST-MILLENNIAL POP) BY EBONY ELIZABETH THOMAS

|| Reveals the diversity crisis
|| Explores race in popular youth fiction
|| Black feminism and Afrofuturism

3. THICK: AND OTHER ESSAYS BY TRESSIE MCMILLAN COTTOM  

|| Thoughts on race, beauty, money and more
|| From the perspective of being thick
|| Feminist collection

4. SOMEDAY IS NOT A DAY IN THE WEEK BY SAM HORN  

|| Practical lifehacks to get what you want
|| Motivational guide
|| Self-help

5. BRAVE FACE BY SHAUN DAVID HUTCHINSON

|| Autobiography, memoir
|| Depression rep
|| LGBT

6. YOU ARE ENOUGH BY JEN PETRO-ROY

|| Self-help
|| Real talk about Eating Disorders & Body Image
|| Mental Health

7. BURNOUT BY EMILY NAGOSKI & AMELIA NAGOSKI

|| Manage stress
||
Empower women to thrive under  pressure and enjoy balanced lives
|| Science based evidence with humor

8. STAY SEXY & DON’T GET MURDERED BY KAREN KILGARIFF & GEORGIA HARDSTARK

|| True Crime stories
|| Self-advocate and value personal safety
|| Cultural & societal issues

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8 Books With South-Asian Characters Releasing in 2019 || Make Your TBR More Brown

As an Indian, despite being born and brought up in a country (UAE) where a wide range of nationalities live, I’ve always looked forward to seeing more characters like me–more characters who I can relate to, more character who represent people like me. So here are sixteen books with brown (South-Asian) characters in them!

HERE ARE 10 BOOKS TO MAKE YOUR TBR MORE BROWN

1. THE TIGER AT MIDNIGHT BY SWATI TEERDHALA

|| Indian MC – Assassin female + Soldier male
|| Hindu Mythology
|| Ancient Indian history

2. THE LOVE & LIES OF RUKHSANA ALI BY SABINA KHAN

|| Bengali MC
|| F/F Romance
|| Bangladesh setting

3. THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT SWEETIE BY SANDHYA MENON

|| Indian-American MCs
|| Fat Protagonist
|| YA Romance

4. A MATCH MADE IN MEHENDI BY NANDINI BAJPAI

|| Indian MC
|| YA Contemporary
|| High school hierarchy turns upside down

5. KINGS, QUEENS, AND IN-BETWEENS BY TANYA BOTEJU

|| Half-Indian MC (Biracial) 
|| Macho drag kings & magical queens
|| LGBT YA Contemporary

6. TELL ME HOW YOU REALLY FEEL BY AMINAH MAE SAFI

|| Brown MC
|| F/F Romance
|| YA Contemporary

7. UPON A BURNING THRONE BY ASHOK K. BANKER

|| Indian Characters
|| Indian Game of Thrones
|| Adult Epic Fantasy

8. THE GILDED WOLVES BY ROSHANI CHOKSHI

|| Indian MC
|| Sexual & Racial Diversity
|| Historical Fiction, Fantasy