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Rangoli by Pavana Reddy – Book Review

Rangoli by Pavana Reddy is an #OwnVoices collection of poetry and the author’s debut published book. Ms. Reddy is a South Asian-Fijian woman, who self-published her collection in July 2017. Rangoli has poetry pertaining to life as a woman, romance, and what it means to be an immigrant in a land where people don’t understand…… Continue reading Rangoli by Pavana Reddy – Book Review

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Revenge by Yōko Ogawa – Book Review

Revenge by Yōko Ogawa is a collection of eleven short stories that are all interconnected in one way or another. It’s an #OwnVoices Japanese literature novel that also falls under the psychological thriller and horror genres, and was originally published in January 2013. I read the UK Vintage International edition released in January 2014. The…… Continue reading Revenge by Yōko Ogawa – Book Review

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The Ruler of the Books – Book Tag

Good Morning book dragons! I was tagged by James @ This Is My Truth Now to do this tag, which was really fun to do. Please stop by James’ site and check him out. He writes very intellectual and interesting reviews; you won’t be disappointed. 🙂 #1: What book would you make everyone read? Norwegian…… Continue reading The Ruler of the Books – Book Tag

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Ramadan Readathon TBR

Ramadan Mubarak to all of the Muslims and Muslimas out there! May you have a beautiful and blessed month! This year I have decided to participate in a readathon event that is very near and dear to my heart, the Ramadan Readathon. I discovered it’s existence over on twitter with their Twitter page, and knew…… Continue reading Ramadan Readathon TBR

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The TBR Tag!

With the weekend looming and with all of the preparations I’m making to attend my very first book festival, I thought a small, simple tag would be fun! How do you keep track of your TBR? I have two methods actually: 1) I place a small stack of books that sound most interesting, or fit…… Continue reading The TBR Tag!

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The Leavers by Lisa Ko – A Book Review

The Leavers by Lisa Ko is an #OwnVoices Chinese fiction literature narrative that is in its entirety an inquisition of how abandonment, no matter its form, plays a humongous part in the cultural identity crisis for Chinese-American boy, Deming Guo. This is only further inflamed by his white adoptive parents, when they move him into…… Continue reading The Leavers by Lisa Ko – A Book Review

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Top 5 Wednesday: Binge Worthy SFF Books

Today I’m going to share some books that I binged and enjoyed very much. They are all pretty easy reads that have good world-building and compelling stories. Dare I say, some of these would even make awesome books to devour during this blistering Summer season! Koko Takes A Holiday by Kieran Shea This is a…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Binge Worthy SFF Books