Books · Fantasy · Japanese · Light Novel · Non-fiction · Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads #9: Sword & Sorcery, Isekai, & Being a Bawse

Good morning, book and otaku dragons! As I sit here, eating my dark chocolate oatmeal and sipping on my Milo, I have come to realise that it’s been a long time since I’ve written a Weekend Reads post! The last one I wrote went up in November. Since Sir Betrothed and I plan on having…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #9: Sword & Sorcery, Isekai, & Being a Bawse

Anime · Fantasy · first impressions · Japanese · Winter Anime

Record of Grancrest War: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

Record of Grancrest War (Grancrest Senki) is one of the anime that I listed on my Winter Anime 2018 Watchlist. It is an action, fantasy series that’s being produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Mamoru Hatakeyama. That studio was all I needed to know to feel interested in it. A few days ago, I…… Continue reading Record of Grancrest War: First Impressions (Winter Anime 2018)

#OwnVoices · Books · Current Reads · Fantasy · Science-Fiction

Current Reads: Russian Fantasy, Horror, & Japanese Sci-Fi!

Good morning to all of my bookish and otaku followers out there! Today, I’m going to be briefly sharing with you all some of the books that I’m currently reading. Since my last reading slump, I have noticed that my ability to fly through books has been diminished somewhat, but in all honesty, I have…… Continue reading Current Reads: Russian Fantasy, Horror, & Japanese Sci-Fi!

#OwnVoices · Asian Literature · Books · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Science-Fiction · Top 5

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

#OwnVoices · Books · Chinese · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Middle-Grade · Recommendations · Reviews · Young Adult

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