BookXcess Haul Part 1: Books with Asian Representation

Hi there! I’ve been hauling lots of books these days so I thought why not making a content out of it. I know, brilliant right? If you notice, I did include Part 1 in the title, yes I did buy more, if you’re wondering. “Goodness sake, stop it Jessica!” Yup, that’s what I’m telling myself … More BookXcess Haul Part 1: Books with Asian Representation

Our Bloody Pearl: Little Mermaid Retelling but Make it about Sirens || A Book Review

Our Bloody Pearl Author: D.N. Bryn Publisher: D.N. Bryn Released: July 26th, 2018 Genre: Fantasy Pages: 240 Format: Paperback The ocean is uncontrollable and dangerous. But to the sirens who swim the warm island waters, it’s a home more than worth protecting from the humans and their steam-propelled ships. Between their hypnotic voices and the strength … More Our Bloody Pearl: Little Mermaid Retelling but Make it about Sirens || A Book Review

at eighteen || A Kdrama Review

At Eighteen Director: Sim Na-Yeon Writer: Yoon Kyung-Ah Network: JTBC Episodes: 16 Released Date: July 22 – September 10, 2019 Language: Korean You can catch this on: Netflix Cast: Ong Seong-Wu, Kim Hyang-Gi, Shin Seung-Ho, Kang Ki-Young, MoonBin, Lee Seung-Min, Shim Yi-Young, Kim Sun-Young 18-year-old Choi Joon-Woo (Ong Seong-Wu) has gotten used to being lonely. … More at eighteen || A Kdrama Review

People From My Neighbourhood: I Need to Read More Japanese Micro-Fiction || A Book Review

People From My Neighbourhood (ARC) Author: Hiromi Kawakami Publisher: Granta Books Released: August 6th, 2020 Genre: Short stories Pages: 128 Format: ARC (Paperback) Take a story and shrink it. Make it tiny, so small it can fit in the palm of your hand. Carry the story with you everywhere, let it sit with you while you … More People From My Neighbourhood: I Need to Read More Japanese Micro-Fiction || A Book Review

The Girl and The Ghost: A Cute MG Book Starring A Cute (Yet Scary) Pelesit Named Pink || A Book Review

The Girl and The Ghost (ARC) Author: Hanna Alkaf Publisher: Harpercollins Released: August 4th, 2020 Genre: Middle Grade, Fiction Pages: 288 Format: e-ARC (Edelweiss) Characters: Suraya (Sooz), Jing, Pink, Mama, Pawang, … I am a dark spirit, the ghost announced grandly. I am your inheritance, your grandmother’s legacy. I am yours to command. Suraya is delighted when her … More The Girl and The Ghost: A Cute MG Book Starring A Cute (Yet Scary) Pelesit Named Pink || A Book Review

Escape from Happy Palace by Jai Patel || Author Q&A

Hello! So in May this year I got the chance to read a debut novel by a fellow Malaysian author. I’m so happy to discover another book set in Malaysia and about Malaysians. You can see Malaysians of different backgrounds and varied experiences in Escape from Happy Palace. Read my full review by clicking the … More Escape from Happy Palace by Jai Patel || Author Q&A