Book Review: Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim by Patricia Park

*I received a digital ARC on NetGalley from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra KimAuthor: Patricia ParkPublisher: Crown Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: February 21, 2023ISBN: 9780593563373 Synopsis:Alejandra Kim doesn’t feel like she belongs anywhere. At her wealthy Manhattan high school, her súper Spanish name andContinue reading “Book Review: Imposter Syndrome and Other Confessions of Alejandra Kim by Patricia Park”

Book Review: When You Wish Upon A Lantern by Gloria Chao

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: When You Wish Upon A LanternAuthor: Gloria ChaoPublisher: Viking Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: February 14, 2023ISBN: 9780593464359 Synopsis:Liya and Kai had been best friends since they were little kids, but all that changed when a humiliating incident sparked The Biggest MisunderstandingContinue reading “Book Review: When You Wish Upon A Lantern by Gloria Chao”

Book Review: Chloe and the Kaishao Boys by Mae Coyiuto

*I received an e-galley from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: Chloe and the Kaishao BoysAuthor: Mae CoyiutoPublisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young ReadersPublication Date: March 7, 2023ISBN: 9780593461631 Synopsis:Chloe knows what it takes to be the perfect Liang daughter—stay in Manila, study business management, and join the family company. But whenContinue reading “Book Review: Chloe and the Kaishao Boys by Mae Coyiuto”

Book Review: A Dreadful Splendor by B.R. Myers

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: A Dreadful SplendorAuthor: B. R. MyersPublisher: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublication Date: August 2022ISBN: 9780063209831 Synopsis: London, 1852. Genevieve Timmons has made her living posing as a spiritualist to swindle wealthy believers, until one misstep lands her in a jail cellContinue reading “Book Review: A Dreadful Splendor by B.R. Myers”

Book Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede

*I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.*Title: This Vicious Grace Author: Emily ThiedePublisher: Wednesday BooksPublication Date: June 28, 2022ISBN: 9781250794055 Synopsis:Three weddings. Three funerals. Alessa’s gift from the gods is supposed to magnify a partner’s magic, not kill every suitor she touches. Now, with only weeks left until aContinue reading “Book Review: This Vicious Grace by Emily Thiede”

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”