Book Review: The Reckless Kind by Carly Heath

The Reckless Kind if a delightfully cozy book full of heart and love. It’s so easy to fall in love with Asta, Gunnar, and Erland with how deeply they care for each other and how much care Heath clearly put into these characters. A perfect book to read for cold winters!

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Holiday Gifts for Book Lovers

Can you believe it’s already the holiday season? If you’re like me, the fall has completely flown by. Don’t worry! I’ve compiled a bunch of gifts that will be perfect for your book loving friends or family. Or to give you ideas on what to ask for for yourself!

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Book Review: The Blood Trials by N.E. Davenport

The Blood Trials is an ambitious debut by N.E. Davenport that had me on the edge of my seat the entire time and constantly guessing. This story beautifully tackles some difficult themes that resonated with me deeply, and imagined a main character that I fell in love with.

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Book Review: The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea by Axie Oh

The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea is a luscious and beautiful experience with prose that perfectly matches its stunning cover. This book with sweep you off your feet and fall in love with Mina in this wonderfully feminist reimagining of the story of Shim Cheong.

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Magazine Review: khōréō Vol 1, Issue 3

This issue caught me right in the heart in each story. I had to take such long breaks between them because it hit my soul so deeply. I love khōréō so much – come see why these stories touched my soul.

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Indie Press & Promoting Diversity: A Discussion with Hansen House Books

A discussion with Elizabeth Jeannel, founder of Hansen House, about how independent publishers are pushing diversity boundaries in the publishing world. A compelling and important piece about diversifying publishing!

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Book Review: Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Daughter of the Moon Goddess is a dazzling debut by Sue Lynn Tan. It is magic wrapped up in love and delivered with beauty. The story is so thoughtful and exciting it is nearly impossible to put down. This story will captivate you and the prose will whisk you away into a land of magic and beauty.

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Book Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin

A Magic Steeped in Poison is as beautiful as the cover. The book beautifully incorporates the tea theme into every single ounce of this book and makes it come alive, just like the magic system. Everything is so well-rounded that the entire reading experience feels like drinking a hot cup of tea.

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Diverse Characters in Historical Fiction: A Discussion with Carly Heath

I’ve invited debut author, Carly Heath, to come on Bookish Brews to talk about diversity in Historical Fiction. She did so much research for her book The Reckless Kind and so I wanted to pick her brain about her research! Come see her brilliant answers!

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Book Review: Chances for Serendipity by Natalie Chung

Chances for Serendipity is an absolute hidden gem. It is the right level of cheesy, it has the right pacing, it has cute themes (tennis and baking!), and it has heart-warming character growth. I found myself smiling at certain points and feeling grief at certain points, all while maintaining an easy-to-read tone the entire time. Exactly what I’m looking for in any contemporary romance!

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