Book Review: A Venom Dark and Sweet by Judy I. Lin

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: A Venom Dark and SweetAuthor: Judy I. LinPublisher: Feiwel & FriendsPublication Date: August 23, 2022ISBN: 9781250767103 Synopsis:A great evil has come to the kingdom of Dàxi. The Banished Prince has returned to seize power, his rise to the dragon throne aided byContinue reading “Book Review: A Venom Dark and Sweet by Judy I. Lin”

Book Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: A Magic Steeped in Poison Author: Judy I. LinPublisher: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of MacMillan Publishing GroupPublication Date: March 29, 2022ISBN: 9781250767080 Synopsis: For Ning, the only thing worse than losing her mother is knowing that it’s her own fault. SheContinue reading “Book Review: A Magic Steeped in Poison by Judy I. Lin”

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: Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Love & Other Great ExpectationsAuthor: Becky DeanPublisher: Penguin Random HousePublication Date: June 14, 2022ISBN: 9780593429426 Synopsis:Britt Hanson has always preferred scoring goals on the soccer field to analyzing dusty old books. But when an injury ends her dream to play in college,Continue reading “Book Review: Love & Other Great Expectations by Becky Dean”

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: The Noh Family by Grace K Shim

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: The Noh FamilyAuthor: Grace K. ShimPublisher: Kokila, an imprint of Penguin Random HousePublication Date: May 03, 2022ISBN: 9780593462737 Synopsis:When her friends gift her a 23-and-Me test as a gag, high school senior Chloe Chang doesn’t think much of trying it out. SheContinue reading “Book Review: The Noh Family by Grace K Shim”

Book Review: Veil by Dylan Farrow

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: VeilAuthor: Dylan FarrowPublisher: Wednesday BooksPublication Date: April 26, 2022ISBN: 9781250235947 Synopsis:Shae’s entire world has been turned upside down, and everything she’s ever believed is a lie. More determined than ever, she sets out to the mysterious land of Gondal—a place forbidden toContinue reading “Book Review: Veil by Dylan Farrow”

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: Where the Road Leads Us by Robin Reul

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Where the Roads Lead UsAuthor: Robin ReulPublisher: Sourcebooks FirePublication Date: April 6, 2021ISBN: 9781492635253 Synopsis:Jack is on the verge of leaving for college, but before he does, he wants to track down his estranged brother, Alex and find some closure in theContinue reading “Book Review: Where the Road Leads Us by Robin Reul”

Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: This Woven KingdomAuthor: Tahereh MafiPublisher: HarperCollinsPublication Date: February 1, 2022ISBN: 9780062972446 Synopsis from Goodreads: To all the world, Alizeh is a disposable servant, not the long-lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom forced to hide in plain sight. The crown prince, Kamran,Continue reading “Book Review: This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi”