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: I Guess I Live Here Now by Claire Ahn

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: I Guess I Live Here NowAuthor: Claire AhnPublisher: Viking Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: May 24, 2022ISBN: 9780593403198 Synopsis: Melody always wanted to get to know the Korean side of her Korean American heritage better, but not quite like this. Thanks toContinue reading “Book Review: I Guess I Live Here Now by Claire Ahn”

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: Girls of Fate and Fury by Natasha Ngan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.Title: Girls of Fate and FuryAuthor: Natasha NganPublisher: Jimmy PattersonPublication Date: November 23, 2021ISBN: 9780316528788 Synopsis from Goodreads:The last Lei saw of the girl she loved, Wren was fighting an army of soldiers in a furious battle to the death. With the twoContinue reading “Book Review: Girls of Fate and Fury by Natasha Ngan”

Book Review: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Modern LoversAuthor: Emma StraubPublisher: Riverhead Books Publication Date: May 2016ISBN: 9781594634673 Synopsis from Goodreads:Friends and former college bandmates Elizabeth and Andrew and Zoe have watched one another marry, buy real estate, and start businesses and families, all while trying to hold onContinue reading “Book Review: Modern Lovers by Emma Straub”

Book Review: Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Tokyo Ever AfterAuthor: Emiko JeanPublisher: Flatiron BooksPublication Date: May 18, 2021ISBN: 9781250766601 Synopsis from Goodreads:Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in—it isn’t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother,Continue reading “Book Review: Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean”

Book Review: War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: War Girls Author: Tochi Onyebuchi Publisher: Razorbill Publication Date: October 15, 2019 ISBN: 9780451481672 Synopsis from Goodreads:The year is 2172. Climate change and nuclear disasters have rendered much of earth unlivable. Only the lucky ones have escaped to space colonies inContinue reading “Book Review: War Girls by Tochi Onyebuchi”

Book Review: Theory by Dionne Brand

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Theory Author: Dionne Brand Publisher: Knopf Canada Publication Date: September 18, 2018 ISBN: 9780735274235 Synopsis from Goodreads:Theory begins as its narrator sets out, like many a graduate student, to write a wildly ambitious thesis on the past, present, and future of art,Continue reading “Book Review: Theory by Dionne Brand”

Book Review: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: Clock Dance Author: Anne Tyler Publisher: Bond Street Books Publication Date: July 10, 2018 ISBN: 9780385691598 Synopsis from Goodreads: Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with herContinue reading “Book Review: Clock Dance by Anne Tyler”

Review: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.* Title: The Astonishing Color of After Author: Emily X. R. Pan Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Publication Date: March 20, 2018 ISBN:  9780316463997 Synopsis from Goodreads: Leigh Chen Sanders is absolutely certain about one thing: When her mother died by suicide,Continue reading “Review: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X. R. Pan”