The #weneedmorediversity movement has spread like wildfire across the internet, especially on social media. It made me aware of the lack of stories about minorities. It also encourages me to read more diverse stories with diverse characters. The Walled City is a great book to pick up to open yourself up to another culture.
The Walled City is about three characters: Dai, Jin, and Mei Yee. Sometimes, it hurts a book when there is more than one narrator. But Graudin transitions from character to character nicely. Each of them are fully developed characters and have traits readers will love. I never found myself struggling with favouritism. [Read more…]