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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

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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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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 participating  because I felt that I wouldn’t…… Continue reading Asian Lit. Bingo Reading Challenge TBR

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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