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The Trench by Steve Alten – A Book Review

The Trench by Steve Alten is the sequel novel to Meg, which is a science-fiction thriller novel about the megalodon (i.e.: ancient, supposedly extinct, Super Saiyan shark the size of Vegeta’s pride). The book takes place four years after the events of Meg. I’m not going to provide a synopsis because I don’t want to…… Continue reading The Trench by Steve Alten – A Book Review

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #4: Chinese Edition!

Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #4: Chinese Edition!

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The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata – A Book Review

The Old Capital written by Yasunari Kawabata is an #OwnVoices Japanese fiction novel about the modernisation practices that began to spread across Japan post-WWII, and the struggle that the older generation Japanese society had with compromising their traditions and customs for the sake of a new era. It’s told through the eyes of a young…… Continue reading The Old Capital by Yasunari Kawabata – A Book Review

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #3: Japanese Edition!

Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #3: Japanese Edition!

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February’s Massive Diverse Book Haul

Once again I’ve fallen victim to fabulously irresistible book deals that have lured me into their traps! As such, I have a diverse book haul that consists of approximately 35 books!! On one hand, I’m extremely proud of myself for being able to discover so many awesome diverse titles. On the other hand, I’m kicking…… Continue reading February’s Massive Diverse Book Haul

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Diversity Spotlight Thursday #2!: WOC Protagonists Edition!

Good afternoon, bibliophiles! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…… Continue reading Diversity Spotlight Thursday #2!: WOC Protagonists Edition!

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A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Ōima – Heartfelt Disability Representation

I haven’t read many books about physical disabilities. It’s not that I don’t have an interest, or that it’s a topic that makes me uncomfortable. The truth is that I haven’t been able to find many that offer proper representation of what it means to live with a disability. A lot of the stories that…… Continue reading A Silent Voice by Yoshitoki Ōima – Heartfelt Disability Representation