book list · own voices

#RamadanReadathon TBR – A Reading Challenge for June

Drop by the intro post for the #RamadaReadathon to learn more about this June reading challenge. Also, check out the event schedule and photo challenges here: I’ve been reading slowly since the end of the Asian Lit Bingo in May, so I expect to only read around 3 books in June. Though I’ve made a flexible list based on the… Continue reading #RamadanReadathon TBR – A Reading Challenge for June

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#AsianLitBingo Wrap-Up for May

– #Ownvoices Books Read in May – SFF – Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza I’m so excited for the sequel now. The cover reveal warmed my heart. Historical fiction – Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata Beautiful and a little heartbreaking. Definitely recommended for younger readers. Free space – Starfang: Rise of the Clan by Joyce Chng This… Continue reading #AsianLitBingo Wrap-Up for May

contemporary · own voices · young adult

Author Interview: Samira Ahmed – Author of Love, Hate and Other Filters

As co-hosts of the #AsianLitBingo initiative, we’re excited to share interviews with authors towards the end of May. I’m very thankful to Samira Ahmed for taking the time to answer questions here on the blog. Lookout for her debut YA contemporary book in January 2018 via Soho Teen! *Updated with the beautiful book cover after the cover reveal.*… Continue reading Author Interview: Samira Ahmed – Author of Love, Hate and Other Filters

fantasy · lgbtqia · own voices · young adult

Peter Darling by Austin Chant

Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is. But when he returns to Neverland, everything has changed: the Lost Boys have become… Continue reading Peter Darling by Austin Chant

contemporary · lgbtqia · own voices · young adult

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

A cappella just got a makeover. Jordan Sun is embarking on her junior year at the Kensington-Blaine Boarding School for the Performing Arts, hopeful that this will be her time: the year she finally gets cast in the school musical. But when her low Alto 2 voice gets her shut out for the third straight… Continue reading Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

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#AsianLitChat Schedule and Recaps with readers & authors is live! May 14, 20 & 27

Thanks again to the wonderful Aentee of Read at Midnight for designing the #AsianLitBingo graphics! I’ll be updating this post below with recaps of each #AsianLitChat: – 1. Europe Session – ICYMI: May 14 – Storify Recap of Answers Hosts: Sinead @DivBookHuntress, Glaiza @Glaiza_echo Guest Authors: Zen Cho and Aliette de Bodard – 2. Australia, New Zealand, South-east Asia Session… Continue reading #AsianLitChat Schedule and Recaps with readers & authors is live! May 14, 20 & 27

book list · own voices

#AsianLitBingo TBR – A Reading Challenge for May

If anyone is up for fun in May, a group of book bloggers and I are co-hosting the #AsianLitBingo. Asian Lit Bingo is a reading challenge aimed at supporting and highlighting books with Asian protagonists by Asian authors. Many thanks to Shenwei for launching this project and bringing all the co-hosts on board. General Rules… Continue reading #AsianLitBingo TBR – A Reading Challenge for May