Start Reading Diverse Giveaway

Fancy reading some diverse fiction?

Want some summer romance reads?

Not sure where to start?

Don't worry, we've got you covered.

The Start Reading Diverse Giveaway features over fifty books, all of which have diverse protagonists, from PoC, to LGBTQ+, to disabled characters.

And because there's nothing better than a romance book at the beach, we're highlighting the 28 romance titles available in this month's giveaway!

All of these books are available for free and span multiple genres. Just click the covers to download your free books via Instafreebie.

Romance Books

Hathor Legacy: Outcast
Science Fiction Romance
WoC
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Castaway Heart
Paranormal Romance
Pansexual
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Bad Things Happen
Romance
The Hero is Bisexual, the Heroine is Indian
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The Ritual
Paranormal Romance
Two Main Characters Are Lesbians
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The Garden
Fantasy Romance
People of Color
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The Smartest Girl in the Room
New Adult, Romance
Half-Korean
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Gifted Love
Romance
PoC
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First Time Around
New Adult Romance
African American
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Living This Thing Called Life
Young Adult Romance
African American
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Family Pride: Love and Challenges
Paranormal Romance
Heroine is African American
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The Wrong Girl
Romance
Russian Immigrant
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Verses Nature Vol.1 (In The Beginning Was The Heat)
Romance
Black Protagonist
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In Pain and Blood
Fantasy Romance
Bisexual
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Tim on Broadway (Episode One)
New Adult Paranormal Romance
Gay PoC
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Summer Haikus
Romance
Japanese Americans

A Witch's Mortal Desire
Paranormal Romance
Heroine is Bisexual, Hero is African American, BFFs are Gay and Latina
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Prejudice, Persuasion, and Sensibility
New Adult Contemporary Romance
Biracial Protagonist (White Father and African/Senegalese Mother) and Biracial Love Interest (White Mother and Korean Father)

Vespers Preview
Paranormal Romance
Indian-American, Gay

I and Love and You
Romance Short Stories
African-American and Latinx Characters Across Several of the Short Stories

Pride of Africa
Paranormal Romance
The Leading Man is Half-British, Half-Kenyan

His Smoking Gun
Contemporary Romance
The Hero is African American and the Heroine is Blind

Perilous Passions
Romance
PoC

Sharing Tara
Romance
PoC

Dancing With Cupid
Paranormal Romance
Both the Hero and Heroine are From India, Living in America

Hostage for the Sheikh: A Royal Billionaire Romance Novel
Contemporary Romance Thriller
The Hero is a Middle-Eastern Arab

Numbers Game
Romance
LGBT

Captivated
Historical Romance
Native American

The Billionaire's Love Triangle
Contemporary Romance
PoC

The Boy Who Came Back a Wolf: Space Shifters Chronicles
Paranormal Space Opera Romance
Black Heroine

Rock My World
Contemporary Romance
Bisexual

Soldiering On (Soldiering On #0.5)
Romance
Hero is African American

Open Road
Romance
Gay Couple
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More Diverse Books

The Samoan Pyramid
Mystery
Queer
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Perfect Family
Literary Urban Fantasy
African-American
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Long Time Walk On Water (Vol.1)
Historical
Black Women
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Fearless Goodbye
Contemporary Thriller
African Protagonist
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The Beast of Callaire: An Urban Fantasy Novel (The Legend Mirror, #1)
Urban Fantasy
Homoromantic Asexual and Mixed Race Protagonist With a bisexual and Hispanic Love Interest

Harry on the Run
Young Adult Steampunk
Kenyan

KYMIERA: PURITY
Young Adult, Science Fiction, Superhero / Dystopian
British African

Invictus
Young Adult, LGBTQ+, Literary
Lesbian, Amputee, PoC
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The Weeds within the Rulership
Young Adult Fantasy
PoC

Fairy Eyeglasses
Middle-Grade Fantasy
African-American

The Given
New Adult, Urban Fantasy/Paranormal, Dystopian
Black Protagonist

Of Cinder and Bone
Sci-Fi
Southern Indian/Pakistani and Japanese Protagonists

Sundown Apocalypse
Sci-Fi
Black (Aboriginal) Amputee

Sundown Apocalypse 2: Urban Guerrilla
Sci-Fi
Black (Aboriginal), Lesbian, Gay, and Amputee Characters

Sundown Apocalypse 3: Homeland Defense
Sci-Fi
Black (Aboriginal), Lesbian, Gay, and Amputee Characters

Addict of the Wasteland
Sci-Fi
PoC and Neurodivergent Characters

Lure of the Riptide
Steampunk Mystery Thriller
Anglo-Indian

The Organizer
Young Adult
Neurodivergent

The Executioner
Sci-Fi
Neurodivergent

Walker Texas Wife
Mystery Thriller
PoC

Renaissance 2.0: The Entire Series (books 1 thru 5)
Sci-Fi
Transgender

Hunt: Freya Snow Book One
YA Urban Fantasy
Autistic
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