I have really been enjoying poetry lately. Chalk it up to the fact that I am currently writing my own poetry book, or that I have had many experiences last year and the best way for me to process it is via poetry—reading and writing alike. Whatever the reason, I am very grateful for my…… Continue reading When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities by Chen Chen – Book Review
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!
Historical fiction is a genre that I haven’t talked about much on my blog this year, but the truth is that it’s one of my favourite genres. I love reading stories that transport me back into time periods that I would otherwise never be able to experience. It can offer a lot of insight into…… Continue reading Top 10 Historical Fiction Books on My TBR
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!
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
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
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