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

10 Most Anticipated LGBTQIA Novels To Be Released In 2019 || Make Your TBR More Sexually Diverse

A LIST FEATURING MY TEN MOST ANTICIPATED 
2019 RELEASES TO MAKE YOUR TBR MORE SEXUALLY DIVERSE

2019 is going to be a great year in terms of more representation and this is exactly what the readers are excited about too! So if you’re on the search for adding some upcoming releases that have a LGBTQIA representation, help yourself and increase your ever growing TBR.

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

|| F/F romance
|| Female POC protagonist
|| Bangladesh (South Asian) setting; Bengali character

2. I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST BY MASON DEAVER

|| Non-binary protagonist
|| Anxiety & depression rep
|| Queer romance

3. THESE WITCHES DON’T BURN BY ISABEL STERLING

|| F/F Romance
|| Coming-of-age and coming out
|| Young adult witches

4. WE SET THE DARK ON FIRE BY TEHLOR KAY MEJIA

|| F/F romance
|| Forbidden love
|| Young-adult Dystopia

5. ONCE & FUTURE BY AMY ROSE CAPETTA

|| Pansexual and gay MCs
|| Gender-queer characters
|| Gender-bent retelling of King Arthur


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

|| F/F romance
|| POC protagonist
|| YA rom-com

7. THE PAST AND OTHER THINGS THAT SHOULD STAY BURIED BY SHAUN DAVID HUTCHINSON

|| Queer characters
|| Friendship focussed
|| Zombies and such

8. THE WEIGHT OF THE STARS BY K. ANCRUM

|| F/F romance
|| Slow-burn
|| YA science fiction

9. OUR YEAR OF MAYBE BY RACHEL LYNN SOLOMON

|| Bisexual protagonist
|| Unrequited love of best friends
|| Jewish MC

10. SMALL TOWN HEARTS BY LILLIE VALE

|| Summer vibes
|| Bisexual protagonist
|| Pies and coffee