the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review

The Keeper of Night by Kylie Lee Baker Series: The Keeper of Night #1Expected publication: October 12th 2021 by Inkyard PressAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, FantasyRepresentation: Half-Japanese MC, Japanese SCs Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Death is her destiny.Half British Reaper, half Japanese Shinigami, Ren Scarborough has been collecting souls in the London streets for centuries.… Continue reading the keeper of night – kylie lee baker | blog tour + arc review

a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc review

A Clash of Steel: A Treasure Island Remix by C.B. Lee Series: Remixed Classics #1Published September 7th 2021 by Feiwel and FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical FictionRepresentation: LGBT (main f/f, side m/m), Asian (Chinese, Vietnamese) Rating: ★★★★ Synopsis: Two intrepid girls hunt for a legendary treasure on the deadly high seas in this YA remix… Continue reading a clash of steel: a treasure island remix – c.b. lee | blog tour + arc review

everything i never told you & little fires everywhere – celeste ng | reviews

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng StandalonePublished June 26th 2014 by Penguin PressAge Range: AdultGenre: Literary Fiction, Mystery, Historical FictionRepresentation: Mental Health, Asian-American characters Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the… Continue reading everything i never told you & little fires everywhere – celeste ng | reviews

iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc review

Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao Series: Iron Widow #1Expected publication: September 21st 2021 by Penguin TeenAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Science Fiction, Historical FictionRepresentation: East Asian characters, LGBTQ+ (Bi, Polyamory) Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: The boys of Huaxia dream of pairing up with girls to pilot Chrysalises, giant transforming robots that can battle the mecha aliens… Continue reading iron widow – xiran jay zhao | blog tour + arc review

the forest of stolen girls – june hur | review

The Forest of Stolen Girls by June Hur StandalonePublished April 20th 2021 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, MysteryRepresentation: Korean cast Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Hwani's family has never been the same since she and her younger sister went missing and were later found unconscious in the forest, near a gruesome crime scene.… Continue reading the forest of stolen girls – june hur | review

the song of achilles – madeline miller | review

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller StandalonePublished September 20th 2011 by Bloomsbury PublishingAge Range: AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Greek Mythology, LGBTRepresentation: m/m relationship Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young prince, has been exiled to the court of King Peleus and his perfect son Achilles. By all rights their… Continue reading the song of achilles – madeline miller | review

the chosen and the beautiful – nghi vo | arc review

The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo StandaloneExpected publication: June 1st 2021 by TordotcomAge Range: AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, LGBT, RetellingRepresentation: Vietnamese bi/pan MC, biracial Chinese bi/pan SC, biracial Black Native American SC character Rating: ★★★ Synopsis: Immigrant. Socialite. Magician.Jordan Baker grows up in the most rarefied circles of 1920s American society—she has money,… Continue reading the chosen and the beautiful – nghi vo | arc review

clues to the universe – christina li | review (i needed kleenex.)

Clues to the Universe by Christina Li StandalonePublished January 12th 2021 by Quill Tree BooksAge Range: Middle GradeGenre: Historical FictionRepresentation: Chinese-American MC, Chinese SC, Iranian SC Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: The only thing Rosalind Ling Geraghty loves more than watching NASA launches with her dad is building rockets with him. When he dies unexpectedly, all Ro… Continue reading clues to the universe – christina li | review (i needed kleenex.)

the silence of bones – june hur | review

The Silence of Bones by June Hur StandalonePublished April 21st 2020 by Feiwel & FriendsAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, MysteryRepresentation: Korean Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak;Ears, but I mustn't hear;Eyes, but I mustn't see.1800, Joseon (Korea). Homesick and orphaned sixteen-year-old Seol is living out the ancient curse: “May… Continue reading the silence of bones – june hur | review

the ten thousand doors of january – alix e. harrow | review

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow StandalonePublished September 10th 2019 by RedhookAge Range: Young AdultGenre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that… Continue reading the ten thousand doors of january – alix e. harrow | review