arc review | strike the zither – joan he

Strike the Zither by Joan He Series: Kingdom of Three #1Published on October 25th 2022 by Roaring Brook PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Romance, RetellingRepresentation: Chinese Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The year is 414 of the Xin Dynasty, and chaos abounds. A puppet empress is on the throne. The realm has fractured into three factions… Continue reading arc review | strike the zither – joan he

heaven official’s blessing volume 3 – moxiang tongxiu

Heaven Official's Blessing Volume 3 by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu Series: Heaven Official's Blessing #3Published July 12th 2022 by Seven SeasAge Range: AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: M/M romance, Chinese cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: SOMETHING TO FIGHT FOR, SOMEONE TO LIVE FORGods should never meddle in the affairs of mortals, but Xie Lian is not one to follow… Continue reading heaven official’s blessing volume 3 – moxiang tongxiu

blog tour + arc review | well, that was unexpected – jesse q. sutanto

Well, That Was Unexpected by Jesse Q. Sutanto Series: Well, That Was Unexpected #1Expected publication: September 27, 2022 by Delacorte PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary, RomanceRep: Indonesian-Chinese cast, f/f pairing Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: After Sharlot Citra's mother catches her in a compromising position, she finds herself whisked away from LA to her mother's native Indonesia. It'll be… Continue reading blog tour + arc review | well, that was unexpected – jesse q. sutanto

arc review | the oleander sword – tasha suri

The Oleander Sword by Tasha Suri Series: Burning Kingdoms #2Expected publication: August 16th 2022 by OrbitAge Range: AdultGenre: Fantasy, RomanceRepresentation: Indian-coded cast, lesbian MCs Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The prophecy of the nameless god—the words that declared Malini the rightful empress of Parijatdvipa—has proven a blessing and curse. She is determined to claim the throne that… Continue reading arc review | the oleander sword – tasha suri

a venom dark and sweet – judy i. lin | blog tour + arc review

A Venom Dark and Sweet by Judy I. Lin Series: The Book of Tea #2Expected publication: August 23, 2022 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: Chinese cast Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: A great evil has come to the kingdom of Dàxi. The Banished Prince has returned to seize power, his rise to the dragon… Continue reading a venom dark and sweet – judy i. lin | blog tour + arc review

arc review | the dragon’s promise – elizabeth lim

The Dragon's Promise by Elizabeth Lim Series: Six Crimson Cranes #2Expected publication: August 30, 2022 by Knopf Books for Young ReadersAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, Romance, RetellingRepresentation: Asian Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Princess Shiori made a deathbed promise to return the dragon's pearl to its rightful owner, but keeping that promise is more dangerous than she… Continue reading arc review | the dragon’s promise – elizabeth lim

heaven official’s blessing volume 2 – moxiang tongxiu

Heaven Official's Blessing Volume 2 by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu Series: Heaven Official's Blessing #2Published February 15th 2022 by Seven Seas EntertainmentAge Range: AdultGenre: FantasyRepresentation: M/M romance, Chinese cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Xie Lian has confirmed that the bewitching youth San Lang is actually Hua Cheng, one of the Four Calamities and a supreme ghost… Continue reading heaven official’s blessing volume 2 – moxiang tongxiu

arc review | three kisses, one midnight – roshani chokshi, sandhya menon, evelyn skye

Three Kisses, One Midnight by Roshani Chokshi, Sandhya Menon, Evelyn Skye StandaloneExpected publication: August 30th 2022 by Wednesday BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary, Fantasy, RomanceRepresentation: Filipino-American MC and SCs, Black gay SCs, East Asian-American MC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: The town of Moon Ridge was founded 400 years ago and everyone born and raised there knows… Continue reading arc review | three kisses, one midnight – roshani chokshi, sandhya menon, evelyn skye

violet made of thorns – gina chen | blog tour + arc review

Violet Made of Thorns by Gina Chen Series: Violet Made of Thorns #1Expected publication: July 26th 2022 by Delacorte PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Fantasy, RomanceRepresentation: East Asian MC, bi brown SC, lesbian SC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Violet is a prophet and a liar, influencing the royal court with her cleverly phrased—and not always true—divinations. Honesty… Continue reading violet made of thorns – gina chen | blog tour + arc review

the bronzed beasts – roshani chokshi | review

The Bronzed Beasts by Roshani Chokshi Series: The Gilded Wolves #3Published September 21st 2021 by Wednesday BooksAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, RomanceRepresentations: Rep: south african (algerian) MC, bi/pansexual filipino-spanish MC, autistic polish-jewish MC, indian MC, queer black Haitian MC Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: In love they breathed. In destiny they believed. In the end,… Continue reading the bronzed beasts – roshani chokshi | review