Book Recs: 5 Diverse Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books Set in the US

Today, the day that I'm originally posting this, is the 4th of July. Independence Day, for the United States! And while we're celebrating the US, I thought it would be great idea to celebrate the diversity we have, so I've decided to share some diverse/inclusive books that are set here. I came up with this post idea at the last minute, so I had to keep it short, but hopefully you'll still...
 

Book Review: I Heart Robot by Suzanne van Rooyen

When Tyri is accepted into the Baldur Junior Philharmonic Orchestra as a violinist, she's excited, despite her mother's admonitions, because music is what she loves most. When Quinn is accepted, he's excited too, but for different reasons---he wants to use violin to show humans that androids aren't that different from them and deserve rights too. As problems between robots and humans worsen, and...
 

Mini Reviews: Science Fiction – The Human Wilderness, Scardust, Foamers

In The Human Wilderness, a man living post-apocalypse braves the danger outside his settlement as he attempts to save girls who have been going missing from all over the area. In Scardust, Raleigh just wants to complete his goal of scattering his brother's ashes on Mars, but when a strange man falls from the sky with no memory of who he is and the two start unintentionally swapping memories,...