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!
“During World War II more than one thousand Filipinas were kidnapped by the Imperial Japanese Army. Lolas’ House tells the stories of sixteen surviving Filipino “comfort women.” M. Evelina Galang enters into the lives of the women at Lolas’ House, a community center in metro Manila. She accompanies them to the sites of their abduction and protests … More Lolas’ House: Filipino Women Living with War by M. Evelina Galang
Life has been a little hectic, so my wrap-up is late but I completed my line of books across the Rogue’s Path in time for The Reading Quest’s closing pages. A book published by a small press – Sacrifice by Cindy Pon I am here for Skybright and Zhen Ni’s friendship. All of the main characters grew, and … More Mid-Month Update & #TheReadingQuest Wrap-Up
Thanks Sinead from Huntress of Diverse Books for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Check out her Q&A. I’ve shared the rules and new questions below my answers to Sinead’s questions: 1. What is your favourite time of the day to read? Just after brunch/lunch. Need energy and sunlight. 2. Do you like to listen to music … More For fantasy fans: Sunshine Blogger Award Q&A
‘Kahu, a member of the Māori tribe of Whangara, New Zealand, fights to prove her love, her leadership, and her destiny. Her people claim descent from Kahutia Te Rangi, the legendary “whale rider.” In every generation since Kahutia, a male heir has inherited the title of chief. But now there is no male heir, and the … More The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera
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
Aentee of Read At Midnight is hosting a video game-based reading event known as #TheReadingQuest, which will run from Sunday 13 August – Sunday 10 September 2017. Character art designed by CW of Read, Think, Ponder. 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. To join, … More August & September Plans – A Rogue for #TheReadingQuest