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Pachinko by Min Jin Lee – Book Review (2018)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee is a book that I read and reviewed last year. I was lucky enough to receive an ARC (Advanced Reader’s Copy) for it and remember blowing through the novel within a few days. Unfortunately, I had plenty of other ARCs to read and review, and as such I never gave…… Continue reading Pachinko by Min Jin Lee – Book Review (2018)

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March Book of the Month TBR (2018)

For March, I decided to try my luck with a mini-TBR (to-be-read) list. For anyone who has been following either my blog or BookTube platforms for a bit, you have listened to me explain that I am not someone who creates monthly TBR lists because they tend to put me into a reading slump. This…… Continue reading March Book of the Month TBR (2018)

Books · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Hauls · Historical Fiction · Japanese · Science-Fiction · Young Adult

February’s Big Book Haul!

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all! Today, I will be sharing all the books that I bought/received during February. There are 21 total titles here. I am pleasantly surprised with the variety and diversity of books that I ended up with with this month’s haul, and I am super eager to jump into…… Continue reading February’s Big Book Haul!

Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Manga · Reviews

Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

Brave 10 is a historical fiction, fantasy manga series written by Kairi Shimotsuki. I originally read the first volume back in 2014, shortly after watching the anime. The premise intrigued me enough to see if the manga called for my attention. I do remember not being impressed with it at all and decided to drop…… Continue reading Brave 10 by Kairi Shimotsuki – Manga First Impressions

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The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng – Book Review

The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng was my very first five-star read for the 2018 year. It is an #OwnVoices Malay historical fiction novel that took my breath away, broke my heart, and astounded me with its impeccably beautiful prose. I am very excited to talk to you about it today! The…… Continue reading The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng – Book Review

Historical Fiction · Japanese · Manga · Recommendations · Romance · Science-Fiction

Mind-Blowing Manga of 2017!

In celebrating all of the things that made 2017 awesome this week, today I’m going to share with you all my top seven manga serials that I absolutely loved and will always recommend to anyone in search of amazing stories in the graphic novel medium. Each one of these completely blew me away by either…… Continue reading Mind-Blowing Manga of 2017!

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Top 10 Historical Fiction Books on My TBR

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