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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Book Review: Mango, Mambo, and Murder by Raquel V. Reyes

Mango, Mambo, and Murder is the perfect read if you are looking for something light and breezy. There is clear skill in crafting a story that takes on so many moods all at once and Raquel V. Reyes manages to skillfully and artfully balance them all perfectly. You will be stressed, hungry, and eager all at once!

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What is Dark Fantasy? A Book List of Diverse Dark Fantasy

What is dark fantasy? Have you seen a lot of the term ‘dark fantasy’ being thrown around recently? Come see where it came from, what it means, plus a list of diverse dark fantasy books!

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Book Review: Goddess of Limbo by Lea Falls

Goddess of Limbo is full of the creative imagination that I always wish was in so many more epic fantasy tales. This story is incredibly unique and full of wonder. If you want a brand new and fresh look at epic fantasy, this book is absolutely for you!

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Book Review: The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker

The Keeper of the Night is the exact book I desperately needed as a teen to help me realize that I was not alone. I am not joking when I tell you that this is the most validating book that I have ever read. I am so happy that it exists and I wish everyone would read it. It is phenomenal.

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Representation in Fantasy: A Discussion with Author Lea Falls

Representation in literature means something different to each of us, but something we can all agree on is how important it is to us. Lea Falls discusses what representation in epic fantasy means to her in this wonderful author interview.

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Author Feature: Colleen van Niekerk, A Conspiracy of Mothers, and Shame

I’ve invited debut author Colleen van Niekerk onto Bookish Brews to chat with us about a major theme in A Conspiracy of Mothers, her brand new book! This incredibly thoughtful piece will keep you thinking about it for days.

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