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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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The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim is an #OwnVoices Chinese literature, young adult fantasy novel. Even though the novel has a twelve-year old main character and is classified as a middle-grade read, the content and subject matter of the  book would be more appropriate for mid-to-older teens, personally speaking. It was originally published in January…… Continue reading The Crystal Ribbon by Celeste Lim – Book Review

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The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo by Zen Cho – A Novella Review

After completing the fantastical novella, The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho, I  immediately went in search for another to dive right into. Amazon recommended The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo to me, so I hopped on the opportunity.  Yet again, my mind was utterly blown by how magnificently this story was told. The novella follows a…… Continue reading The Perilous Life of Jade Yeo by Zen Cho – A Novella Review

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The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho – A Novella Review

By the end of June, I was feeling a small slump licking around the corner, so I needed a way to remedy it as soon as possible. A fellow BookTuber (Katie Loves to Read) recommended a novella called The Terracotta Bride written by Malaysian author, Zen Cho. Katie had wonderful things to say about it…… Continue reading The Terracotta Bride by Zen Cho – A Novella Review