The Hour of Daydreams: a reimagined Filipino folktale by Renee M. Rutledge

At a river near his home in the Philippine countryside, respected doctor Manolo Lualhati encounters the unthinkable—a young woman with wings. After several incredible visits, he coaxes her to stay behind—to quit flying to the stars with her sisters each night—so they can marry. Tala agrees, but soon finds herself grounded in a new life … More The Hour of Daydreams: a reimagined Filipino folktale by Renee M. Rutledge

#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 … More #RamadanReadathon TBR – A Reading Challenge for June

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 2017. I’m grateful to Samira Ahmed for taking the time to answer questions here on the blog. Lookout for her debut YA contemporary book in early 2018 via Soho Teen (US), Hot Key Books (UK) and Allen and … More Author Interview: Samira Ahmed – Author of Love, Hate and Other Filters

#AsianLitChat Schedule and Recaps with readers & authors is live! May 14th, 20th & 27th 2017

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 … More #AsianLitChat Schedule and Recaps with readers & authors is live! May 14th, 20th & 27th 2017

#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 … More #AsianLitBingo TBR – A Reading Challenge for May