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I’m Participating in the Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2019!

After looking at all the books I've read in 2018, I realized that the majority are by white authors. While I still did enjoy their books, I also realized that I enjoyed the books with diversity and representation far more. #OwnVoices books make up most of my top books list and this year, I want …

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Mini Reviews: The Armored Saint and The Descent of Monsters

Today, I have two Tor.com novellas I'll be reviewing. I've been trying to read more novellas lately and I really enjoyed reading these ones. One is The Armored Saint which is about a peasant girl who discovers that the world may be more horrifying than she knew. The other is the third book in the …

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[E-ARC] Cupid’s Arrow: Lovestruck by Kate Watson

Title: Lovestruck Author: Kate Watson Publisher: Flux Publication Date: 02 April, 2019 Rating: 3/5 stars Links: Goodreads|Amazon|B&N|Book Depository Review: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Many thanks to Flux and NetGalley! I can describe Lovestruck as a celebration of love. It has a unique take on Greek …

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Secrets and Demons: Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa

Title: Shadow of the Fox Series:Shadow of the Fox (Book #1) Author:Julie Kagawa Rating: 4.25/5 Stars Links: Goodreads|Amazon|B&N|Book Depository Review: I received a free copy from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This was a book I've been meaning to get my hands on since I found out about it but I've missed my chance at …

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[E-ARC] Space Diplomacy: A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine

Title: A Memory Called Empire Series: Teixcalaan Book #1 Author: Arkady Martine Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: March 26. 2019 Rating: 5/5 stars Links: Goodreads|Amazon|B&N|Book Depository Review: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Many A Memory Called Empire is absolutely brilliant and if you like science fiction …

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[E-ARC] Truth At All Costs: Descendant of the Crane by Joan He

Title: Descendant of the Crane Author: Joan He Publisher: Albert Whitman Company Publication Date: 02 April, 2019 Rating: 5/5 stars Links: Goodreads|Amazon|B&N|Book Depository Review: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Many thanks to the author! Sometimes, we fall in love with books that wreck us emotionally, leave …

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#BlogTour: Enlightenment by Reno Ursal (Excerpt)

Welcome to my stop for the Enlightenment blog tour hosted by Your Tita Kate! Reno Ursal's Enlightenment is the first book in The Bathala Series and features Filipino folktales and mythology. Synopsis: When Dorothy Dizon meets the mysterious Adrian Rosario and his alluring knowledge of Filipino history, her life takes an unchartered detour. Dorothy’s true …

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[E-ARC] Toxic Obsession: Never-Contented Things by Sarah Porter

Title: Never-Contented Things Author: Sarah Porter Publisher: Tor Teen Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Rating: 2/5 Stars Links: Goodreads| Amazon| B&N| Synopsis: Prince and his fairy courtiers are staggeringly beautiful, unrelentingly cruel, and exhausted by the tedium of the centuries—until they meet foster-siblings Josh and Ksenia. Drawn in by their vivid emotions, undying love for …

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Let Women Be Feminine: The Strong Female Character in Fiction

Happy International Women's Day! To celebrate Women's Day, I'd like to discuss how the rejection of what we call 'traditional' feminine values has unfortunately led to the villainization of said values and how it affects young girls. Here, I'd draw on books I've read, shows I've watched, and even my own WIPs. This particularly refers …

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[E-ARC] Love & Deception: The Perfect Assassin by K.A. Doore

Title: The Perfect Assassin Series: The Chronicles of Ghadid (Book #1) Author: K.A. Doore Publisher: Tor Books Publication Date: March 19, 2019 Rating: 3.5/5 stars Links: Goodreads| Amazon| B&N | Book Depository Synopsis: Divine justice is written in blood. Or so Amastan has been taught. As a new assassin in the Basbowen family, he’s already …

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