Indian Culture in YA Fiction

If any of you have been following my blog lately I have been reviewing quite a bit of YA lit that features aspects of Indian culture. For example, Roshani Chokshi’s “The Star-Touched Queen” Series, Sabaa Tahir’s “An Ember in the Ashes” Series, and E. K. Johnston’s “A Thousand Nights” Series, which features classic fairy tales retold as Indian adventures.

I have become completely obsessed, as these stories, when I read them, come alive with bursts of color and movement in my mind. There is something about Indian culture and mythology that calls to me.

Book Riot recently had an article on their blog entitled, “IndiYA: Young Adult/Crossover Titles from India.” If you, like me, are interested in learning more about Indian culture and myth then check out the article here.

There is nothing better a book can do then help you explore.

Keep reading!



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