Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li is a well written novel about a group of people connected by a Chinese restaurant and how they're all affected in the aftermath of a tragedy that befell it. From Johnny, the unlikable owner/manager of the restaurant, to Nan and Ah-Jack, who have worked at the restaurant the … Continue reading Number One Chinese Restaurant by Lillian Li

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 #OwnVoices Books I’ve Read in 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by the bloggers at The Broke and the Bookish. There's a different themed top 10 list every week. This week, the theme was Top 10 Books I've Read in 2017 (broken down however you want). So, folks...this wasn't easy for me. I've finished an absurd amount of … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Top 10 #OwnVoices Books I’ve Read in 2017

Review: All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan (translated by Jessica Cohen)

Oh, this book. It was a slow, somewhat meditative read. It had love (and sex), but it was so much more to me than that. The story follows Liat and Hilmi, a young couple falling in love in New York. Liat is from Israel (as is the author) and is in the US on a … Continue reading Review: All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan (translated by Jessica Cohen)

Review: The Sky Between You and Me by Catherine Alene

This novel wasn't what I expected. When I read the description on Netgalley, I saw it as a chance to read something different from what I usually read. It's not a fantasy, which I read a lot of, and it was about a girl who rode horses, and I thought that might be cool. This … Continue reading Review: The Sky Between You and Me by Catherine Alene