#2021bestnine

Hi bookish peeps. It’s a new year and we still have the old me, always late to update my best and worst reads of the year. I hope I’m still not too late and great news is, in 2021, I would say I don’t have any bad reads, maybe some dnfs but I don’t feel … More #2021bestnine

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

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