Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Throwaway DaughterAuthor: Ting-Xing YePublisher: TundraPublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9781774880340 Synopsis:Throwaway Daughter tells the story of Grace Dong-mei Parker, whose biggest concern is how to distill her adoption from China into the neat blanks of her personal history assignment. Aside from theContinue reading “Book Review: Throwaway Daughter by Ting-Xing Ye”

Book Review: Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tokyo DreamingAuthor: Emiko JeanPublisher: Flatiron BooksPublication Date: May 2022ISBN: 9781250766632 Synopsis:In this sequel to Tokyo Ever After, Izumi’s life is a Tokyo dream come true. Only…Her parents’ engagement hits a brick wall. The Imperial Household Council refuses to approve the marriage citingContinue reading “Book Review: Tokyo Dreaming by Emiko Jean”

Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson

*I received this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.*Title: An Idea About My Dead Uncle Author: K.R. WilsonPublisher: Guernica EditionsPublication Date: September 1, 2019ISBN: 9781771834513 Synopsis:An Idea About My Dead Uncle is about the identities we choose and the ones that are imposed on us. It is about being on theContinue reading “Book Review: An Idea About My Dead Uncle by K.R. Wilson”

Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest reviewTitle: Frankly in LoveAuthor: David YoonPublisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: September 10, 2019ISBN: 9781984812209 Synopsis from Goodreads:High school senior Frank Li is a Limbo–his term for Korean-American kids who find themselves caught between their parents’ traditional expectations and theirContinue reading “Book Review: Frankly in Love by David Yoon”

Review: A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Match Made in Mehendi Author: Nandini Bajpai Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: September 10, 2019 ISBN: 9780316522588 Synopsis from Goodreads:Fifteen-year-old Simran “Simi” Sangha comes from a long line of Indian vichole-matchmakers-with a rich history for helpingContinue reading “Review: A Match Made in Mehendi by Nandini Bajpai”

Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground Author: Alicia Elliott Publisher: DoubleDay Canada Publication Date: March 26, 2109 ISBN: 9780385692380 Synopsis from Goodreads:In an urgent and visceral work that asks essential questions about the treatment of Native people in North AmericaContinue reading “Book Review: A Mind Spread Out on the Ground by Alicia Elliott”

Book Review: The Iron Flower by Laurie Forest

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Iron Flower Author: Laurie Forest Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN: 9781335917393 Synopsis from Goodreads: Elloren Gardner and her friends were only seeking to right a few wrongs, but their actions have propelled them straight into the ranksContinue reading “Book Review: The Iron Flower by Laurie Forest”

Book Review: The Black Witch by Laurie Forest

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Black Witch Author: Laurie Forest Publisher: Harlequin Teen Publication Date: May 2, 2017 ISBN: 9780373212316 Synopsis from Goodreads: Elloren Gardner is the granddaughter of the last prophesied Black Witch, Carnissa Gardner, who drove back the enemy forces and saved the GardnerianContinue reading “Book Review: The Black Witch by Laurie Forest”

Book Review: Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Our Homesick Songs Author: Emma Hooper Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Canada Publication Date: August 7, 2018 ISBN 9780735232723 Synopsis from Goodreads: The Connor family is one of the few still left in their idyllic fishing village, Big Running, Newfoundland; after the fishContinue reading “Book Review: Our Homesick Songs by Emma Hooper”

Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Vi Author: Kim Thúy Publisher: Random House Canada Publication Date: April 10, 2018 ISBN: 9780735272798 Synopsis from Goodreads: The youngest of four children and the only girl, Vi was given a name that meant “precious, tiny one,” destined to be cosseted andContinue reading “Review: Vi by Kim Thuy”