Heaven: Have You Ever Got Bullied? || A Book Review

Heaven Author: Mieko Kawakami Publisher: Picador Released: June 10th, 2021 Genre: Fiction Pages: 167 Format: Paperback Characters: Eyes, Kojima, Momose, Ninomiya, … Hailed as a bold foray into new literary territory, Kawakami’s novel is told in the voice of a fourteen-year-old student subjected to relentless torment for having a lazy eye. Instead of resisting, the boy … More Heaven: Have You Ever Got Bullied? || A Book Review

Familiar Things: Life At The Landfill || A Book Review

Familiar Things Author: Hwang Sok-Yong Translator: Sora Kim-Russell Publisher: Scribe Released: July 12th 2018 Genre: Fiction Pages: 224 Format: Paperback Characters: Bugeye, Baldspot, Bugeye’s mother, Scrawny’s mama, Peddler Grandpa, Baron, … When 14-year-old Bugeye and his mother arrive at Flower Island — a vast landfill site on the outskirts of Seoul — they soon become part … More Familiar Things: Life At The Landfill || A Book Review

My Brilliant Life: How It’s Like to Live with Progeria || A Book Review

My Brilliant Life Author: Kim Ae-ran Translator: Chi-Young Kim Publisher: Forge Released: January 26th, 2021 Genre: Fiction Pages: 203 Format: Paperback Characters: Areum, Daesu, Mira, Grandpa Jang, … Ae-ran Kim’s My Brilliant Life explores family bonds and out-of-the-ordinary friendships, interweaving the past and present of a tight-knit family, finding joy and happiness in even the most … More My Brilliant Life: How It’s Like to Live with Progeria || A Book Review

Stay With Me: An Impactful, Memorable Story || Book Review

Stay With Me Author: Ayobami Adebayo Publisher: Canongate Books Released: March 2nd 2017 Genre: Fiction Pages: 298 Format: Hardcover ‘There are things even love can’t do… If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking and sometimes does break. But even when it’s in a thousand pieces … More Stay With Me: An Impactful, Memorable Story || Book Review

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human: Tales from Many Muslim Worlds || A Book Review

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human: Tales from Many Muslim Worlds Editor: Marguerite Richards Publisher: Penguin Random House SEA Released: 2019 Genre: Short stories Pages: 301 Format: Paperback An anthology revealing the multi-faceted experiences of people living in many Muslim worlds, which both challenges stereotypes and the responsibility to disband them. Two schoolgirls in Yemen skip … More The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human: Tales from Many Muslim Worlds || A Book Review

Belzhar: What Do I Think of a Book I Bought 4 YEARS Ago? || A Book Review

Belzhar Author: Meg Wolitzer Publisher: Dutton Books for Young Readers Released: 2014 Genre: Young Adult, Fiction Pages: 266 Format: Paperback Characters: Jam Gallahue, Griffin, Marc, Sierra, Casey, … If life were fair, Jam Gallahue would still be at home in New Jersey with her sweet British boyfriend, Reeve Maxfield. She’d be watching old comedy sketches with … More Belzhar: What Do I Think of a Book I Bought 4 YEARS Ago? || A Book Review

Burnt Sugar: Reason Why POC Stories Should be Written by POC Authors || A Book Review

Burnt Sugar (ARC) Author: Avni Doshi Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Released: July 30th, 2020 Genre: Fiction Pages: 128 Format: Paperback Characters: Antara, Tara, Dilip, Reza, … In her youth, Tara was wild. She abandoned her loveless marriage to join an ashram, endured a brief stint as a beggar (mostly to spite her affluent parents), and spent years chasing … More Burnt Sugar: Reason Why POC Stories Should be Written by POC Authors || A Book Review

The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse: Will Leave You All Warm and Fuzzy || A Book Review

The Boy, the mole, the fox and the Horse Author: Charlie Mackesy Publisher: Ebury Press Released: October 10th, 2019 Genre: Children, Fiction Pages: 128 Format: Hardback Characters: the boy, the mole, the fox and the horse A book of hope for uncertain times. Enter the world of Charlie’s four unlikely friends, discover their story and their … More The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse: Will Leave You All Warm and Fuzzy || A Book Review

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