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Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

Happy new year from my small family to you and yours! I hope you all had a wonderful weekend as 2017 ended, whether you were with loved ones or went solo. Instead of blogging, I decided to take a break so that I could spend my holiday time with Sir Betrothed and our kitty clan.…… Continue reading Top 12 Favourite Kickass Books of 2017!

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30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!

October was a really fantastic reading month for me! I kicked some serious arse with novels I ended up devouring, and the vast majority of them were diverse, Asian literature books! I believe I ended up reading approximately 30 titles total! I have never, in all of my 30 years of life, had such a…… Continue reading 30 Book October Reading Wrap-Up!

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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

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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

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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

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Weekend Reads #5 & Life Update!

Wishing everyone another happy Friday! I hope your weekends are good and filled with things that make you smile. Today, in addition to sharing some of the books that I plan on reading over the weekend and into next week, I hope to bring you tidings of what’s been happening in this biblio-blogger’s life. Most…… Continue reading Weekend Reads #5 & Life Update!