The Imperial Alchemist by A.H. Wang: An Ordinary Yet Culturally Rich Historical Adventure – Book Review (#OwnVoices Chinese Fiction)

The Imperial Alchemist by A.H. Wang is an #OwnVoices Chinese historical thriller that alternates between two time periods. In 210 B.C.E. China, we follow the country’s most powerful emperor and his search for the elixir of life while his existence dangles on the brink of death. In the present era, we get acquainted with renowned…

Top 10 Books to Read Before the Year Ends

To-Be-Read stacks can be awesome because they give the bookworm tons of options on what to pick up after finishing a book, however. This can also create madness within a bibliophile because sometimes everything on the TBR list sounds and looks fantastic, thus making it a hundred times harder to actually choose that next read.…

15 Fantastic Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books by Authors of Colour!

One of my favourite genres to read is science-fiction. The imagination and the storytelling potential that comes with speculative fiction can be absolutely brilliant, especially when it involves alternate histories, dystopian nations, technology beyond belief, interstellar travel, galactic political intrigue, plus much more. There is almost always something to learn, something there to inspire, awe,…

February’s Big Book Haul!

Good morning and happy Saturday to you all! Today, I will be sharing all the books that I bought/received during February. There are 21 total titles here. I am pleasantly surprised with the variety and diversity of books that I ended up with with this month’s haul, and I am super eager to jump into…

January Reading Wrap-Up!

January turned out to be a phenomenal month for me in terms of reading. There was a good variety of multiple genres and mediums, and it has left me very excited for all of the books to come in February! Check them all out down below. 👍🏾 Fantasy & Fiction Literature: Forge of the Mindslayers…

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.…

Top 10 Historical Fiction Books on My TBR

Historical fiction is a genre that I haven’t talked about much on my blog this year, but the truth is that it’s one of my favourite genres. I love reading stories that transport me back into time periods that I would otherwise never be able to experience. It can offer a lot of insight into…