The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See: A Precise, Poignant, & Purposeful Narrative on Cultural Identity & the Strength of Women – Book Review (Historical Fiction)

The Island of Sea Women by Chinese-American author Lisa See is historical fiction story about two women—Mi-ja and Young-sook—who developed a deep-seated friendship as children; one that would follow them throughout their lives, via every obstacle and awe-inspiring challenge that befell them, together and as individuals. Their journey is set on the Korean island of…

Library Loot #12: Sci-Fi Horror & Japanese Fiction

My round of books from the library this time have more Asian titles in it and that makes me very happy because one of my reading goals for 2019 is to increase the number of #OwnVoices Asian literature novels that I read. I want that to eventually become the bulk of what I consume, mostly…

Library Loot #9: Sri-Lankan Fiction & Indian Fantasy!

You know, when you have a brilliant haul from the library, the most difficult decision lies in which book you’re going to want to read first! At least that is the problem I am currently faced with! Recently, I have been struggling with my reading. My ADHD has been very rambunctious, which when coupled with…