Diary of a Tokyo Teen by Christine Mari Inzer – Graphic Memoir Review (#OwnVoices Japanese)

Diary of a Tokyo Teen: A Japanese-American Girl Draws Her Way Across the Land of Trendy Fashion, High-Tech Toilets and Maid Cafes by Christine Mari Inzer is an #OwnVoices Japanese-American, non-fiction, graphic memoir about a teenager who is approximately fifteen to sixteen years old that returns to Tokyo for a visit after moving to America…

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See: A Precise, Poignant, & Purposeful Narrative on Cultural Identity & the Strength of Women – Book Review (Historical Fiction)

The Island of Sea Women by Chinese-American author Lisa See is historical fiction story about two women—Mi-ja and Young-sook—who developed a deep-seated friendship as children; one that would follow them throughout their lives, via every obstacle and awe-inspiring challenge that befell them, together and as individuals. Their journey is set on the Korean island of…