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Thomas C. Gannon on Birding While Indian: A Mixed-Blood Memoir

By Gabriella Costa | February 1, 2023

Thomas C. Gannon shares more about his upcoming book Birding While Indian: A Mixed-Blood Memoir, why he never thought of the work as a memoir, and the impossibility of writing about birds without being political.

Taleen Voskuni on Sorry, Bro

By Gabriella Costa | January 27, 2023

Taleen Voskuni is the debut author of Sorry Bro. She discusses role-playing bravery through her main character and portraying the reality of being Armenian-American—in all its humor, happiness, generational trauma, and sorrow.

Eleanor Janega on The Once and Future Sex

By Gabriella Costa | January 13, 2023

Dr. Eleanor Janega discusses her next book The Once and Future Sex: Going Medieval on Women’s Roles in Society, uplifting the lives and resistances of “ordinary” historical women, and why it is important for everyone to learn about the medieval past.

Tess Sharpe on 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did)

By Gabriella Costa | January 3, 2023

Tess Sharpe chats about her upcoming young adult romance 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did), finding inspiration in fanfiction, and writing about the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters.

Edelweiss Recommends: Staff Favorites

By Gabriella Costa | December 7, 2022

Just in time for the holidays, some Edelweiss team members share their most-loved books (that they think you will love, too!).

Championing Literature for All Young Readers: We Need Diverse Books on Creating Industry-Wide Change

By Gabriella Costa | December 6, 2022

We Need Diverse Books is a non-profit and a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that has worked since 2014 to create a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book.

Featured booklists

Caribbean Heritage & Pride Reads

Celebrating titles that explore the intersections of LGBTQ+ & Caribbean identities!

Diverse YA Fantasy

Any type of fantasy YA book- high fantasy, urban fantasy, magical realism, etc- that showcases a cast and protagonist that is not white, cisgender, heterosexual, and/or non-disabled.

BookTok Made Me

It started with one series, now we're here.