Book Review & Aesthetic: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

Six Crimson Cranes is another delight from Elizabeth Lim. Her writing is so beautiful that she makes you feel like you’re inside a fairytale. They are easy to read and fast paced, told like a folktale would be. Her stories are a delight to read and this is no exception, Six Crimson Cranes is lovely.

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Book Review & Aesthetic: The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He

The Ones We’re Meant to Find was a book that is going to stick with me for quite a long time. The twists and turns were executed so well, and the prose was absolutely stunning. The way the prose and the story flowed like water, made me feel like I was lost at sea — or rather, lost in the book.

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Book Review: Like a Love Song by Gabriela Martins

Like a Love Song was such a perfect light and breezy read. I absolutely loved how fun this was. It was just the fluffy read that I wanted with such a cute romance. I blew through this book in a day and a half, it was just that fun!

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Book Review: Things We Lost to the Water by Eric Nguyen

Things Lost to the Water is a beautifully epic family tale of a Vietnamese family in New Orleans learning to start fresh, and trying and failing to heal personal and generational wounds. It was wildly important to me, and I can’t even believe that it found it’s way into my hands. But I am so grateful that it has.

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Book Review: If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich

If This Gets Out is a sweet boy band romance. It will make you smile just as much as you would hope. The growth of all of the relationships are so comforting to read, this is truly a great fluffy comfort read. We all need those sometimes!

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Book Review: The Language of the Flowers by K. Pigeon

The language of the Flowers is a delightful shifter romance full of rich world building and deep background politics and relationships. There is a lot of character growth and relationship growth, topped with a perfect sprinkling of Chinese culture, this book is a treat!

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Book Review & Aesthetic: Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala

Arsenic and Adobo was a delightful read. If you’re in the mood for something light, full of twists and turns, and comforting all at once, this is the book for you! The blending of so many foods from so many different places had my mouth watering the whole time. It made me feel like food can really bring us together. If only just a little bit.

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Book Review & Aesthetic: Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace

Firebreak was truly incredible. It was everything I could have hoped for in a book. It was full of action but never missed a moment to make a statement on the important things. I’m truly impressed at what this book was able to accomplish without feeling weighed down at all. Absolutely wonderful!

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Book Review: The Unbroken by CL Clark

The Unbroken tackles colonialism in a way that I have never read in a book before. It explores the small and large effects that it has on all the people involved. It dives into deep relationships and loyalty questions that has us grappling with questions of loyalty along with Touraine.

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Book Review & Aesthetic: The Donut Trap by Julie Tieu

The Donut Trap was a funny and sweet romance book. I loved how real the donut shop was, and how relatable Jas post-graduation situation was. The modern awkwardness in a new relationship was just so perfect, and the relationship between Jas and her parents was wonderful to read.

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