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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Themed Book Recommendations: Diverse Books Only

A list of book recommendations based on a variety of different prompts! Hopefully there is a recommendation for whatever anyone is looking for here. :

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Book Review & Aesthetic: A Pho Love Story by Loan Le

A Pho Love Story is absolutely stunning. Every moment of reading about Vietnamese food or reading a Vietnamese word was dear to my heart. This book will make you hungry, it will give you butterflies, and it will make your heart ache. It was truly incredible.

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Book Review & Aesthetic: The Wolf of Oren Yaro by KS Villoso

The Wolf of Oren Yaro is an incredible, character driven fantasy, that will have you on your toes with the twists and turns. Kay Villoso has written such relatable and human characters, you will be immersed into the story immediately.

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April 2021 Releases

A look into my most anticipated book releases for April 2021! There are so many amazing books coming out by so many amazing authors it was hard to nail down a list!

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Book Review & Aesthetic: Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Dread Nation was an incredibly compelling read with young characters but definitely appeals to a much wider audience. Justina Ireland delivers a brilliant novel that tackles so many world issues that you will want to truly pay attention. I absolutely cannot wait to read the sequel to see more of this horrifying world.

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Book Review & Aesthetic: The Dead and the Dark by Courtney Gould

The Dead and the Dark is a wonderful, not so scary, queer ghost story. I absolutely loved the Dark in this book and the “humans are the real monster” dread that came through the entire novel. Courtney Gould definitely delivered in the atmosphere in this creepy rural Oregon town. Can’t wait for more of Gould’s books!

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Book Review: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

Wicked Fox is a delightfully fluffy read with just the right balance of twists, turns, and cheesy drama without being overwhelming and tacky. Kat Cho did a wonderful job keeping me on my toes and weaving in Korean folklore. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a lighter read. It was so fun!

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Short Story Magazine Review: khōréō Magazine volume 1, issue 1

★★★★★
Everyone should check out khōréō. It was deeply personal to me, and I hope that it can be for others as well. If you are a member of any diaspora, this is for you. Your magazine. Read it, check it out, cry with me.

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Book Review: War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

★★★
War Girls is a wonderful work of war time science fiction based in the strong relationship and sweet love of two sisters despite the odds. Tochi Onyebuchi writes a personal, action packed, fast paced story full of rich history and based on the Nigerian Civil War.

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