2018 May TBR – Reading Books by Pasifika Writers: Support Pasifika spaces like Ruru Reads

To support Pasifika spaces, check out Alec’s post on Pacific Islander erasure in the book community, which highlights how Pacific Islander voices are often left out of AAPI and Asian Pacific American Heritage month. Readers can support Pasifika voices in May through their spaces such as Our Stories – Tala mai le Moana compiled by Lani Wendt Young, the Pasifika Book Club, Pasifika … More 2018 May TBR – Reading Books by Pasifika Writers: Support Pasifika spaces like Ruru Reads

Update: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Reading Sprints & More!

I’m happy to share that my friends and I recently launched Lit CelebrAsian: A group of bookworms and #DiverseBookBloggers dedicated to uplifting Asian voices in literature. Hosts of #AsianLitChat and #AsianLitBingo. We aim to highlight the diversity of Asian voices through features and events that are open to all readers to join in. Our events include: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Asian Lit Chat and Asian … More Update: Lit CelebrAsian Book Club, Reading Sprints & More!

How to use Photopea to make a Character Card for #TheReadingQuest

A quick tutorial on how to use Photopea (a free online editor site) so that anyone can make a character card for #TheReadingQuest. This tutorial only has 6 steps to help anyone without Photoshop. (Update: Readers can still participate in #TheReadingQuest for fun after the official sign-up closed on 14 August but won’t be eligible for the book prizes.) … More How to use Photopea to make a Character Card for #TheReadingQuest

July Readathon

I need to tackle my TBR so I thought I’d try this readathon after seeing Aentee’s post. I’ve only picked 4 books but feel free to vote or comment on which book I should read first. The Readathon will run from July 9th – July 16th.  Ninefox Gambit and Vigil are on my ARC list. Angelfall and The Wrath … More July Readathon

Autumn

“I didn’t have much to say to anybody but kept to myself and my books. With my eyes closed, I would touch a familiar book and draw it’s fragrance deep inside me. This was enough to make me happy.” – Norwegian Wood, Haruki Murakami. It’s half past midnight, so I’ve reached that strange non-place where thoughts swirl and … More Autumn