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…

American Panda by Gloria Chao – Book Review 🐼

American Panda by Gloria Chao is an #OwnVoices Taiwanese-American young adult contemporary novel about a seventeen-year-old MIT freshman named Mei. We follow Mei on her journey through the struggles that she has, pertaining specifically to obeying parental expectations—such as her becoming a doctor and marrying a smart Taiwanese boy with good prospects—versus pursuing her own…

Library Loot #5: Japanese Thrillers & Asian-American YA Fiction

I am a stress-shopper, particularly a stress-book-shopper. When my anxiety and overall stress from life becomes too much to bear, I go on unhealthy shopping sprees. Luckily, ever since I have obtained a library card, this bad habit of mine has been reigned in quite miraculously. However, over the past few weeks life has kicked…

Top 5 Summer Reads!

Happy 4th of July to all of those who are celebrating this American Independence Day. For the rest of you friends, top o’ the morning to you! I hope that you are doing swell thus far into the week. Summer has officially begun, and it definitely feels like it’s going to be a scorching hot…