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Asian Lit. Bingo Reading Challenge TBR

A most kind and brilliant book blogger, Shenwei, is hosting a super-awesome reading challenge for the month of May, which also happens to be Asian-American Heritage month, called Asian Lit. Bingo! When I first saw this challenge at the beginning of the month, I had opted out from participatingΒ  because I felt that I wouldn’t…… Continue reading Asian Lit. Bingo Reading Challenge TBR

Comics · Diverse Books · Fantasy · Recommendations · Reviews · Science-Fiction · Steampunk

Monstress Volume 1 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda – A Comic Review

Guys, I’m so EXCITED about today’s review! This comic blew my fucking mind and I can’t wait to share it with all the peoples. Monstress Volume 1: Awakening is an #OwnVoices dark fantasy, steampunk comic series written by Marjorie Liu with illustrations from Sana Takeda. It’s quite possibly one of the finest modern comics that…… Continue reading Monstress Volume 1 by Marjorie Liu & Sana Takeda – A Comic Review

Books · Fantasy · Historical Fiction · Light Novel · Manga · Misc.

Manga Spring Cleaning Shelfies!!

Last week I embarked on an adventure to completely re-organise and catalogue my manga collection, as well as clean off my dusty shelves. I’m so proud that this project has been very successful so far. There’s even been a huge decrease in my morning sneezing ritual! To celebrate this wonderful, easy-breathing accomplishment, I wanted to…… Continue reading Manga Spring Cleaning Shelfies!!

Diverse Books · Recommendations · Reviews · World Lit

The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami – A Book Review

What a peculiar type of book! It’s actually a Borzoi book, which means there’s special attention to detail such as the card stock, illustrations, and overall format that make it very unique, creating a seemingly “special” feeling to a rather ordinary book. The structure of it was definitely interesting and helped provide creative visuals for…… Continue reading The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami – A Book Review

Horror · Reviews · Supernatural

Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell – A Book Review

Man, I haven’t read a horror novel in so long. I originally bought this book for Sir Boyfriend’s birthday. He ended up loving it, so when the Spring into Horror Readathon came around a couple of weekends ago, I decided I’d give it a shot and see how it faired. Cold Moon Over Babylon by…… Continue reading Cold Moon Over Babylon by Michael McDowell – A Book Review

Diverse Books · International · Recommendations · Reviews · Science-Fiction · World Lit

The Lord of the Sands of Time by Issui Ogawa – A Book Review

Over the weekend, I had the wonderful pleasure of re-reading an #OwnVoices Japanese, science-fiction novel called The Lords of the Sands of Time by Issui Ogawa for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon. It’s a book that I’ve owned for a long time, and one that I had only read when I originally bought it. After reading it…… Continue reading The Lord of the Sands of Time by Issui Ogawa – A Book Review