May’s Big Ass Book Haul!

May has been a deliciously awesome month so far in regards to book mail and book gifts, and one of the reasons for that is there’s a lot of diverse books in my haul this month! The second reason that it’s so awesome is that the pile is positively towering and leaning. It’s already fallen…

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…

Diversity Spotlight Thursday #4: Chinese Edition!

Good morning, biblio-dragons! Welcome back to another week of sharing fantastic diverse literature! The meme was created by the wonderful Aimal Farooq over at Bookshelves & Paperbacks in an effort to feature more diverse authors and books within the bookworm community! If you are interested in checking out this fun diversity party, just click the…

Dreams of Joy by Lisa See – A Book Review

“I remember the story Tao told me about the water buffalo and why it wore blinders. He said the animal’s suffering in this life was punishment for things it had done in a past life. Now I think of a different reason. To make an ox or water buffalo work so hard, it needs to…

7 Authors I Always Auto-Buy!

Happy holidays to all of the book elves everywhere! I hope your season is going about splendidly. Last week Sir Boyfriend surprised me with two of my Christmas presents early. I was having a rough time dealing with some shit and he wanted to make me smile (I swear, he is the greatest of all…

March Wrap-Up!!

Good early morning my book-mateys of all sorts! I hope all of who celebrate had an enjoyable Easter this past month. I kind of just slept it off and bit the heads off of chocolate bunny rabbits for entertainment, as well as sustenance! After diving into my sugar coma, I went ahead and started a…