9 #OwnVoices Novels by Japanese Women for New Readers of the Genre

Since I receive a lot of questions from people about Japanese literature and how best to begin reading from it, I thought it would be neat to share recommendations that are perfect for an array of readers, whether the preference is for mysteries to contemporaries and even magical realism and fantasy. All of these books are translated fiction that is authored by women, who are some of my favourite writers from the modern age.

Book Recommendations: #OwnVoices Cosy Mysteries by Asian Authors

Today to celebrate the joy that cosy mysteries bring to my itty bitty little heart, I wanted to share some recommendations of serials from the genre that are authored by Asian writers! I only recently discovered (mid-2020) that diverse cosies were a thing and it completely changed my life. So, if you’re a fan of this genre and are looking to expand your repertoire of ‘em, then check out these own-voices Asian serials

Book Recommendations: 5 Reasons to Read A Universe of Wishes edited by Dhonielle Clayton

Edited by Dhonielle Clayton, this diverse young adult science-fiction and fantasy anthology is one of the best narrative compilations that I have read all year long. Today, rather than give you a traditional book review, I thought it would be fun to highlight five awesome reasons why y’all should give this title a try, especially if you’re a fan of the sci-fi and fantasy genres.

My 20 Best Books of 2018!

Good morning, friends! Since I shall be spending my New Year’s Eve on bedrest, with a nearly bottomless cup of hot chocolate and biscuits, I thought it would be nice to share with you my favourite books from 2018! While I didn’t read nearly as many 5-star titles as I had initially desired, I’m still…

15 Fantastic Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books by Authors of Colour!

One of my favourite genres to read is science-fiction. The imagination and the storytelling potential that comes with speculative fiction can be absolutely brilliant, especially when it involves alternate histories, dystopian nations, technology beyond belief, interstellar travel, galactic political intrigue, plus much more. There is almost always something to learn, something there to inspire, awe,…