May Wrap-Up ft. #AsianReadathon & #StanAsianAuthors Reads

Twelve books might not be my batting average number per month, but these 12 books were very rewarding and provided a great reading experience due to their quality content. So here's a run down of the things I've consumed for the past month! #AsianReadathon & #StanAsianAuthors Wrap-Up Prompts: Read any book written by an Asian … Continue reading May Wrap-Up ft. #AsianReadathon & #StanAsianAuthors Reads

Review: Jade War by Fonda Lee

On the island of Kekon, the Kaul family is locked in a violent feud for control of the capital city and the supply of magical jade that endows trained Green Bone warriors with supernatural powers they alone have possessed for hundreds of years. Beyond Kekon's borders, war is brewing. Powerful foreign governments and mercenary criminal … Continue reading Review: Jade War by Fonda Lee

Book Spotlight: Summer in the City by Lori Wilde, Priscilla Oliveras, & Sarah Skilton

Hey, everyone! I won't be able to post a review for this book (as I only received the book yesterday lol), but I'm more than honored to present the release of this new summer rom-com anthology: Summer in the City! I got personally invited to join on this tour by one of the authors, Priscilla … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Summer in the City by Lori Wilde, Priscilla Oliveras, & Sarah Skilton

Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her family memories or childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at UNC–Chapel Hill seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus. A flying demon feeding on human energies. A … Continue reading Review: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Dual Review: Skyward and Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

My Thoughts “The warrior's way was not to run from failure, but up to it and do better.”Skyward, Brandon Sanderson This is my introduction to Brandon Sanderson's non-Cosmere and young adult books, and I was so glad that this book did not disappoint and that it had all the expectations I had from his other … Continue reading Dual Review: Skyward and Starsight by Brandon Sanderson

Review: Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Superior Glokta has a problem. How do you defend a city surrounded by enemies and riddled with traitors, when your allies can by no means be trusted, and your predecessor vanished without a trace? It’s enough to make a torturer want to run – if he could even walk without a stick. Northmen have spilled … Continue reading Review: Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Review: Soul Lanterns by Shaw Kuzki

The haunting and poignant story of a how a young Japanese girl's understanding of the historic and tragic bombing of Hiroshima is transformed by a memorial lantern-floating ceremony. Twelve-year-old Nozomi lives in the Japanese city of Hiroshima. She wasn't even born when the bombing of Hiroshima took place. Every year Nozomi joins her family at … Continue reading Review: Soul Lanterns by Shaw Kuzki

Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

What would you change if you could go back in time? In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time. In Before the Coffee … Continue reading Review: Before the Coffee Gets Cold by Toshikazu Kawaguchi