Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Books that inspire wanderlust

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: March 27: Books That Take Place In Another Country For… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books that inspire wanderlust

Book Features · features · Poetry Reviews

Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

Last year I read four poetry anthologies, and all four were poignant and intense. I really enjoyed all of them and they reignited my love of poetry enough that I wish I’d managed to read more. So this year I’m making a concerted effort to pick up more collections, and these are a few at… Continue reading Poetry anthologies I want to read this year

Blogmas · features · travel

Blogmas Day 9: Cities I’d Love to Visit in Asia

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about cities I’d love to visit in Europe, and earlier this week for Blogmas I wrote about cities I’d visit for a snowy winter. So in the vein of travel, I decided to look at some of the places I’d like to visit in Asia. (Yes, if you… Continue reading Blogmas Day 9: Cities I’d Love to Visit in Asia

Book Reviews

Book review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Author: Madeleine Thien Pages: 480 Edition: Paperback Publication date: 31st May 2016 Read: 27th June – 8th July 2017 Rating:  “How the city mesmerised me. Shanghai seemed, like a library or even a single book, to hold the universe within itself.” Madeleine Thien’s new novel is breathtaking in scope and ambition even as it is… Continue reading Book review: Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien

Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: Ten books to buy for a reader who enjoys East Asian-inspired tales

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature hosted over at The Broke and The Bookish, and this weeks theme is: November 29: Holiday Gift Guide freebie (ten books to buy the YA lover in your life, 10 books to buy for your dad, etc.) For this week’s theme, I decided to go for ten books that… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Ten books to buy for a reader who enjoys East Asian-inspired tales

Book Reviews

Book review: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang

I received this copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. “Love saves you, as long as there’s a you to be saved.” When I started this novel, the first thing I noticed was that it’s incredibly character-driven. Which didn’t bode too well because I didn’t like the characters. The Wangs vs. The World… Continue reading Book review: The Wangs vs. The World by Jade Chang