I really loved this book. Here’s my review!!
I received this book through Young to Publishing Group’s “Word of Mouth” program for my honest review (Published by Broadway Books, September 9, 2014).
This book was excellent: political intrigue, dead gods, a crumbling city, and a female spy as the main character. Sign me up. Not only is our main character, Shara, a bad-ass woman, she’s also a person of color, specifically: “dark-skinned and petite…with thick glasses.” So imagine my surprise when I read the letter from Mr. Bennett that comes with my Advance Reader Copy, which tells me that he intentionally wrote a woman who is a person of color, only to find the cover has a white dude on it?!?
One of the reasons we started this blog is to bring attention to diverse books that are available. Publishers are not helping. If you put a woman on the cover, do you really…
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