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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Review: Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

Otherbound is a novel with a very interesting concept. It's a fantasy novel that follows two characters in two very different worlds: Nolan, who lives in our world, and Amara, who lives in a different world populated by magic,¬† curses, and princesses. Both of their lives are hard for different reasons. Amara is forced, as … Continue reading Review: Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

Release Day Review: Sovereign by April Daniels

Sovereign is the sequel (out today) to¬†Dreadnought, which came out earlier this year in January.¬†Dreadnought revolved around Danny, who became a superhero in a world where superheroes, villains, and "gray" capes are widely known. When Danny became a superhero, she also became a girl, making her deepest secret apparent to the world around her. It … Continue reading Release Day Review: Sovereign by April Daniels

Diversity Spotlight #7

Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme created by Aimal @ Bookshelves & Paperbacks. I alternate it with Book Traveling Thursdays. For this event, you need to provide 3 diverse books: 1 you've read & enjoyed, 1 from your TBR, and 1 upcoming release. I really enjoy doing this & reading others' responses! (Note: All … Continue reading Diversity Spotlight #7

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)