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Weekend Reads #10: YA High Fantasy & Magical Realism

Happy Saturday, friends! This weekend I shall (hopefully) be hunting for cars! I’m excited to finally buy a new car. It’s been over a year since I’ve owned a car, and to be honest, it has been so dreadful! I absolutely love to drive, so being able to do so again will be a huge…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #10: YA High Fantasy & Magical Realism

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March Book of the Month TBR (2018)

For March, I decided to try my luck with a mini-TBR (to-be-read) list. For anyone who has been following either my blog or BookTube platforms for a bit, you have listened to me explain that I am not someone who creates monthly TBR lists because they tend to put me into a reading slump. This…… Continue reading March Book of the Month TBR (2018)

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The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng – Book Review

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng was my very first five-star read for the 2018 year. It is an #OwnVoices Malay historical fiction novel that took my breath away, broke my heart, and astounded me with its impeccably beautiful prose. I am very excited to talk to you about it today! The…… Continue reading The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng – Book Review

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Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

Happy new year from my small family to you and yours! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend as 2017 ended, whether you were with loved ones or went solo. Instead of blogging, I decided to take a break so that I could spend my holiday time with Sir Betrothed and our kitty clan.…… Continue reading Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

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30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!

October was a really fantastic reading month for me! I kicked some serious arse with novels I ended up devouring, and the vast majority of them were diverse, Asian literature books! I believe I ended up reading approximately 30 titles total! I have never, in all of my 30 years of life, had such a…… Continue reading 30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!

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Top 5 Hyped SFF On My TBR

Good morning friends! For anyone who’s stuck around here for a while, or has seen my BookTube channel, they are familiar with the fact that I don’t tend to read a lot of hyped books. When books are super hyped, I’ve noticed that they always fall short in some way or another. However, there are…… Continue reading Top 5 Hyped SFF On My TBR

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The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji – Book Review

The Decagon House Murders is an #OwnVoices Japanese, honkaku, psychological horror novel written by Yukito Ayatsuji who is mostly known for his novel, Another.  The book is Ayatsuji’s very first work of published fiction, released in Japan in 1987, and takes minor inspiration from his college days at Kyoto University. It was published in English…… Continue reading The Decagon House Murders by Yukito Ayatsuji – Book Review