20 Book Bloggers of Color to Follow in 2020

Do you love finding your next read based on the recommendation of a book blogger? We do too. To make sure that the blogs you’re reading are just as diverse as your TBR pile, we rounded up 20 book bloggers of color that you need to be following. Read on and give these content creators some love!

No stranger to We Are Bookish, Lili’s book blog Utopia State of Mind (which focuses on science fiction, fantasy, and YA books) was the first interview in our NetGalley member spotlight series.

Sofia shares unique discussions, roundups, reading updates, and challenges on her blog Bookish Wanderess. If you love reading romance novels, she shared a round-up of her favorite Black authors of the genre here. Sofia is also a co-host of the #LatinxBookClub.

Kat and Jess are two sisters who share their love of books on their blog Books and Sensibility, and Kat reviews romances under the pen name K.E. Hamilton on the blog Romance and Sensibility.

Vicky started her YA book blog, Vicky Who Reads, as a teenager and has championed diverse voices ever since. She’s a co-host of the Year of Asian Reading Challenge and an avid Bookstagrammer.

On Dani’s blog Metamorphoreader, she reviews diverse books with a focus on promoting Latinx authors. She is also the co-host of the Con Sabor Reading Challenge, which encourages participants to read more backlist books written by Latinx authors.

Fadwa does it all: book blogging, Bookstagramming, and Booktubing! Her objective is to promote marginalized voices, which she does with series such as #ColortheShelves, #DiverseBookBloggersDiscuss, and Muslim Voices Rise Up.

Mishma is a college student who shares her passion for books and inclusivity on her blog Chasing Faerytales. Her enthusiasm and Hufflepuff pride leap off the screen.

Alicia shares many weekly features on her blog A Kernel of Nonsense: book rec lists, upcoming book releases, and reviews. She also has her own feature highlighting Latinx authors called Talk Chisme to Me and is a co-host of #LatinxBookClub.

Leelynn’s blog Sometimes Leelynn Reads is filled with book reviews, blog tour posts, and buddy read discussions. Her thorough buddy read reviews are a must-read.

Aimal shares her thoughts on books on her blog Bookshelves and Paperbacks. She has many discussion posts about diversity in publishing and is a co-host of the Muslim Voices Rise Up series.

Alexa shares all of her bookish and non-bookish adventures on her blog Alexa Loves Books, where she reviews books of various genres and shares beautiful book photos.

Adriana is the creator of #ReadLatinx on X and runs the book blog Boricua Reads. On her blog, you will find extensively compiled lists with each season’s Latinx book releases in almost every genre.

Looking for a blog that covers all things romance? Sharonda Isadora’s Brazen Babe Reviews is your one-stop for reviews of the latest romance releases written by authors of color. 

Rameela reviews books and book-related products with infectious enthusiasm on her blog Star is All Booked Up. Every week she promotes diverse content creators in her weekly favorites series

With her book blog Sprinkles of Dreams, Lily features diverse books in her reading and her recommendations. Lily shares the voices of other minority readers in many of her posts and is also a co-host of the Year of Asian Reading Challenge.

Ella’s book tastes are just as diverse as the authors she reads from. On her blog Ella’s Book Corner, she shares reviews, book tags, and book lists such as this roundup of Latinx books on her TBR.

Jazmen’s blog Literally Black is dedicated to promoting the work of Black authors. She reads a wide variety of genres and has most recently become a romance reviewer for Publisher’s Weekly.

Krisha recommends and reviews diverse books on her blog Bookathon. Her Woven in Books series on the blog includes interviews with other bloggers and discussion articles on topics of inclusivity.

Just Add a Word is a bright YA book review blog that combines Nina’s passion for writing and art. Her reviews are detailed, hilarious, and unique.

Bullet journals, book reviews, and media recommendations are some of the posts you’ll find from Sakhile on her blog Sakhile Whispers. She also uses her blog to discuss self-care and mental health.

Dana Cuadrado

Dana Cuadrado is the Social Media and Administrative Assistant at NetGalley. She manages all of NetGalley’s social channels, spends a lot of time taking bookstagram pictures, and specializes in finding the perfect gif. When she’s not working, she’s probably baking cookies, binge watching a show on Netflix, and attempting to read all of the books on her TBR pile.


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