Today I’m a guest blogger at THE MAD REVIEWER where I’m setting my sights on the Romance genre and you guessed it, pushing them to diversify all that panty-melting, heart-stopping bumping and grinding.
The Crossfire series
The Hardwired series
The Submission series
The Seductive Nights series
Ava and Gideon
Erica and Blake
Monica and Jonathan
Michelle and Jack
Complex and intelligent characters written by talented writers, with interesting storylines, compelling back stories, and of course, loads of panty-melting, fabulous, raunchy, dirty sex.
And not a single one of those books contain diverse main characters.
In fact, despite all of the books I mentioned taking place in large cities like New York and Los Angeles, I believe the only diversity in any of those books is found in the secondary characters, the outliers. The characters that add some spice and perhaps a side storyline or two, but nothing too memorable and certainly nothing noteworthy.
No brown girl falling for a white guy. No black guy falling for a Asian girl. No black girl falling for a brown guy. No white girl falling for a…
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