Book Review · Diverse Books

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston – Book Review

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston is an #OwnVoices Japanese non-fiction memoir. It is the autobiography of the author’s time spent in a Japanese Interment Camp during the Second World War, when she was seven years old, and follows her life after her family was released. One of the first things that I noticed…… Continue reading Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston – Book Review

Manga

Oishinbo, A La Carte by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki – Manga Review

Oishinbo, A La Carte is a seinen, comedy manga series, written by Tetsu Kariya and illustrated by Akira Hanasaki, that revolves around food culture in Japan, and specifically how some of the dishes came be a marker of Japanese identity through time. There are seven English volumes in the series collectively, and in Japan there…… Continue reading Oishinbo, A La Carte by Tetsu Kariya & Akira Hanasaki – Manga Review

Blogshpere Highlights

June’s Blogsphere Highlights #1

Happy afternoon, bloggers and awesome people of all sorts! At the end of May, I created a series called Blogsphere Highlights, where I highlighted content that I created for the month, as well as some of the fabulous content I came across in my blog-hopping journey. This month, I decided to make it a bimonthly…… Continue reading June’s Blogsphere Highlights #1

Self-Care Sunday

Self-Care Sunday #2: Learning to Let Go of Emotional Pain

Good morning, friends!! I hope you are doing fantastic, and if not, that’s okay too. Just take it one day at a time and take comfort in knowing that you’re not alone and it won’t always be like this. ♥ I would like to take a moment and say thank you so much for all…… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #2: Learning to Let Go of Emotional Pain