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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

Books · Fantasy · Japanese · Manga · Young Adult

Weekend Reads #8: Gothic Victorian Supernatural & Samurai Fiction

Happy Friday to all! I hope you all have a lovely weekend ahead. For today’s post, I’m going to briefly share with you all of the books that I shall be reading over Saturday and Sunday, and more than likely through the following week. Thus far, I have been liking all the titles I’m going…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #8: Gothic Victorian Supernatural & Samurai Fiction

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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

#OwnVoices · Books · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Reviews · South Asian · Young Adult

A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir – Book Review

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir is the sequel novel to An Ember in the Ashes by the same author, which is part of a young adult fantasy quartet series of the same name. The novel is an #OwnVoices fantasy novel that is woven with many subtle South Asian elements as a part…… Continue reading A Torch Against the Night (An Ember in the Ashes #2) by Sabaa Tahir – Book Review

Anime · Anime Review · Fantasy · Japanese · Summer Anime

Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

Disclaimer: There may be some minor spoilers for the anime in this review. Out of all of the serials I watched this season, Restaurant to Another World would have to be one of my favourites. It was feel-good and dangerously hunger-inducing. In the corner of a local shopping district lies a Western-style restaurant called Yōshuku…… Continue reading Restaurant to Another World: Gourmet Episodic Goodness

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Current Reads #1: Baby Dragons, Giant Sandworms, & Lost Astronauts… OH MY!

Happy Sunday morning to you all! I hope the weekend has been treating all of you rather well. I’ve managed to acquire a cold… while Summer is still going strong… How? I have no idea, but it really sucks. Aside from the ick, my weekend has been pretty fun thus far. For today’s post, I…… Continue reading Current Reads #1: Baby Dragons, Giant Sandworms, & Lost Astronauts… OH MY!

Fantasy · Recommendations · Reviews · Young Adult

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson – A Book Review

Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson is a young adult fantasy re-telling of the Peter Pan story, originally written by J.M. Barrie. Told from the perspective of a tiny faerie named Tinker Belle, the book is about a young adolescent Indigenous girl named Tiger Lily. Viewed as an outcast, Tiger Lily is a very lonely…… Continue reading Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson – A Book Review