There are times when you finish a book and all you can do is sit in silence.
Today, I’m here to review (and convince you all to read) These Violent Delights, a highly anticipated book I’m sure all of you have heard of and have been counting down the days until. When I reached the end of it, I lay on my couch in silence with a feeling in my chest akin to the release of a held breath, a sense of awe washing over me as the full weight of the book and everything in it sunk in. And I can’t wait for you all to feel the same way about it too.
Also, I’m mentioning this for absolutely no reason at all, but… tomorrow (Nov 17) is my birthday, aka this book’s release date, so maybe you could buy this book and get a 21-year-old Asian author on the NYT bestselling list as a cool birthday gift to me!!!
Thank you so much to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for making it possible for me to have received an ARC of this and to be a part of this blog tour!
Continue reading “Blog Tour Review (+ INTL Giveaway): These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong // A Beautiful Romeo & Juliet Retelling ft. Colonialism”
I’m back with another Asian fantasy to push on to you!
I am so excited to be here today to talk about and review The Bone Shard Daughter, which was one of my most anticipated releases of the year. While it was not what I expected, I loved it so much and I can’t wait to see others fall in love with it too! (And I’ll say after being disappointed by several Asian fantasies this year, I am beyond happy this was quite an exception.
Thank you so much to Kate for making it possible for me to have received an ARC of this book and be a part of this blog tour!
Continue reading “Blog Tour Review: The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea G Stewart // Immersive Fantasy that Unfurls Deliciously”
For once… a regular book review?
I truly never post reviews on my blog of books that aren’t ARCs (and therefore had to post). The last time I did this was literally the year I started blogging, since everyone knows reviews get low engagement and I’m sad when people don’t talk to me!
But today I’m making history!! Because 1) I have absolutely zero blog post ideas anymore, and 2) I need to officially recognize my love for The Poppy War on my blog with a review.
Before I get into the very long review, I want to note that I picked this book for an English project, so I’m more analytical than usual since I had to look at the book in a more critical lens. It reads more like an essay than my other reviews, because I actually had to write an essay!
Continue reading “Review: The Poppy War by RF Kuang // My Favorite Book of the Year and Forever”
Episode 39447 in which I spend way too much time on a blog post!
I was perhaps a bit… overly ambitious with the amount of books I put in this post. But I’m so excited about ALL of these releases, and authors could use a boost especially during this whole covid mess, so why not!!
I’m not going to make this a long intro because this is already a nightmarishly long post, but I would just like to say that we are pretending not to see that almost half of these are coming out in September while there are only two books for December…
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Continue reading “50 of My Anticipated Book Releases for the Second Half of 2020: July to December!”
Welcome to my stop on the Unravel the Dusk blog tour!
I won’t be posting my book review today, because unfortunately I didn’t love this book as much as I wanted to. (Rest assured, though, many of the issues I had were due to personal and not objective reasons, especially being in a bit of a slump!)
But I will be sharing a few aesthetics I made, as well as some photos I took, and talking about a few themes that the book explored that I enjoyed! Everything I discuss will be spoiler-free, both about Spin the Dawn and Unravel the Dusk.
Thank you so much to Shealea and Caffeine Book Tours for making it possible for me to have received an ARC of this and to be a part of this blog tour!!
Continue reading “Blog Tour: Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim (INTL Giveaway!!)”