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

The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim Blog Tour || Book Review

Hi there, I’m so excited to be part of the blog tour for The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling and thank you to The Book Terminal for hosting this blog tour of a super wholesome book. Also, many thanks to the publisher for providing the access to the e-ARC. Now, let’s get to the … More The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling by Wai Chim Blog Tour || Book Review

Clap When You Land (ARC)|| A Book Review

Clap When You Land (ARC) Author: Elizabeth Acevedo Publisher: Quill Tree Books Released: May 5th, 2020 Genre: Young Adult, Novel In-Verse Pages: 432 Format: e-ARC (Edelweiss) Characters: Camino, Yahaira, … Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the Dominican Republic. But this time, on the day when his plane is supposed … More Clap When You Land (ARC)|| A Book Review

Loveboat, Taipei: Is this Just Another Asian American Book? || Book Review

Loveboat, Taipei Author: Abigail Hing Wen Publisher:  HarperTeen Released: January 7th, 2020 Genre: Young Adult Contemporary, Romance Pages: 432 Format: Paperback Characters: Ever Wong, Rick Woo, Sophia Ha, Xavier Yeh, … “Our cousins have done this program,” Sophie whispers. “Best kept secret. Zerosupervision.” And just like that, Ever Wong’s summer takes an unexpected turn. Gone is Chien Tan, the strict educational … More Loveboat, Taipei: Is this Just Another Asian American Book? || Book Review

The Sky Is Mine by Amy Beashel Blog Tour || Book Review & Song of the Day by Author

The Sky Is Mine (ARC) Author: Amy Beashel Publisher:  Rock the Boat Released: February 6th, 2020 Genre: Young Adult Pages: 304 Format: Paperback (ARC) Characters: Izzy (Isabel), Steph (Stephanie), Daniel, Grace, … No one has ever asked Izzy what she wants. She’s about to change all that… In a house adept at sweeping problems under … More The Sky Is Mine by Amy Beashel Blog Tour || Book Review & Song of the Day by Author

Scars Like Wings (ARC): A Story of Survival, Hope and Friendship || A Book Review

Scars Like Wings (ARC) Author: Erin Stewart Publisher: Simon & Schuster Released: October 1st, 2019 Genre: YA Contemporary Pages: 368 Format: Paperback Characters: Ava, Piper, Asad, … 16-year-old Ava Gardener is heading back to school one year after a house fire left her severely disfigured. She’s used to the names, the stares, the discomfort, but there’s one … More Scars Like Wings (ARC): A Story of Survival, Hope and Friendship || A Book Review