Fiction, Asian Authors

Book review: “Second sister” by Chan Ho-Kei

“Don't underestimate youngsters today, especially in this sick society. From young age, kids must learn how to survive in a jungle of deceitful adults.” Genre: #Mystery #Crime #Detective #AsianLiterature   My rating: 4 / 5  Warning: Suicide, cyber bullying, groping.  What starts as a fairly typical story written by the Asian author, involving - poor family, orphans, suicide, becomes an eye… Continue reading Book review: “Second sister” by Chan Ho-Kei

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Book review: “The Storm of Echoes” by Christelle Dabos

“Peace has a price. If your right hand causes you to fall, cut it off and throw it far away from you. That’s what I did, you know? When we change ourselves, little girl, we change the entire universe. Because what is outside is like what sins aside...what is inside.” Genre: #HighFantasy #SteamPunk #Romance  My… Continue reading Book review: “The Storm of Echoes” by Christelle Dabos

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Book review: “Gilded” by Marissa Meyer

More please?  Genre: #YA #Fairytale #Retelling #Fantasy #GermanicFolklore My rating: 5+ / 5  Warning: Some gruesome moments are present in this book / as well as light mutilation   I am familiar with other books written by Marissa Mayer; however, I couldn't call myself her fan before. this book has completely changed my mind about her and what she… Continue reading Book review: “Gilded” by Marissa Meyer

Asian Authors, Classics

Book review: “How do you live?” by Yoshino Genzaburo

“There are lots people in the world who act just for appearances sake-in order to seem great in the eyes of others. That type of person worries first about how they are reflected in other peoples eyes, and they inadvertently end up neglecting their true selves, as they really are.” Genre: #AsianLiterature #Philosophy My rating: 5+ /… Continue reading Book review: “How do you live?” by Yoshino Genzaburo

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Book review: “Lore” by Alexandra Bracken

“For seven days, every seven years, the gods walk on earth as mortals. If you can kill one, you become a new god and take their power and immortality, but you’ll be hunted in the next Agon as well.” Genre: #GreekMythology #Fantasy #YA #UrbanFantasy My rating: 4/5 Books: 1/1 This YA fantasy is must read… Continue reading Book review: “Lore” by Alexandra Bracken

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Book Review: “Vespertine” by Margaret Rogerson

“Give your kind a century or so, and they'll happily repeat the exact mistakes that nearly wiped them all out a few generations before.” Genre: #YA #Fantasy   My rating: 5 / 5  Stand-alone book  Margaret Rogerson doesn’t stop surprising me. It’s the third book I’ve read by the author and I can say for sure,… Continue reading Book Review: “Vespertine” by Margaret Rogerson

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Book review: “The Wolf and the Woodsman” by Ava Reid

“Will you tell me a story, wolf-girl?” Genre: #Mythology #Retelling #Romance #Fantasy My rating: 4,5 / 5 Authors debut book. Books - 1/1 Warning: self-harm/ body part amputation / genocide / parental abuse / torture / animal death Perfect for dark Autumn/Winter evenings. I wasn't planning on reading this book, but thanks to few on… Continue reading Book review: “The Wolf and the Woodsman” by Ava Reid

Fiction

Book review: “No Touching” by Ketty Rouf

Audacious, yet sympathetic...  “Living means wanting to live. It means acting. Acting as if. Like a game. Like a child who doesn’t see the disparity between the world and its own senses. As if we aren’t born to die.” Genre: #Novel #Fiction #LGBTQ #WIT   My rating: 5 / 5  Why there is so much love… Continue reading Book review: “No Touching” by Ketty Rouf

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Book review: “The Devil makes three” by Tori Bovalino

Demon comes out from the book and kills people... 😈 “There was no boy; there was nothing of what you once were. You were the universe. You were history itself— nothing more and nothing less.” Genre: #YA #Mystery #Romance My rating: 4/ 5 🌟    GR: 4,56/ 5 🌟 After reading this book and “The House… Continue reading Book review: “The Devil makes three” by Tori Bovalino

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Book review: ” Jade Fire Gold” by June C.L. Tan

“I see jade, I see fire... and I see gold. The three are bound together. Jade does not melt in Fire. And gold-gold follows you and red thread of fate binds you together.” Genre: #YA #AsianLiterature #Fantasy #Mythology  My rating: 5+ / 5      GR: 4,43 / 5  I didn’t have big expectations from… Continue reading Book review: ” Jade Fire Gold” by June C.L. Tan