The Girl Who Wrote In Silk | Glory Over Everything | Warriors Of The Storm

In which we throw it back and I review three historical fiction audiobooks today — let me know if any of these books sound like something you’d enjoy! The Girl Who Wrote In Silk by Kelli Estes reminds me that I definitely do not read enough adult historical fiction. It is such an interesting audiobook. […]

The Dead Boyfriend | Girl In Reverse | Sublime

Sometimes it’s really not the best idea to read something out of nostalgia. It just doesn’t ever seem to live up to your childhood based expectations. I picked up The Dead Boyfriend by RL Stine hoping to recapture the delight of childhood. I especially loved the Fear Street books in middle school. Thus, I thought perhaps […]

Mambo In Chinatown by Jean Kwok | Book Review

I am always a little tiny bit hesitant when it comes to reading GROWN UP books, maybe because most of my reading time is spent whipping my way through young adult and middle grade books. Yet, when Mambo In Chinatown by Jean Kwok came across my threshold, I could not ignore it. I could not hesitate. […]

Review: Bitter Melon by Cara Chow

With all the hullabaloo surrounding Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, it seems Bitter Melon by Cara Chow is perfectly poised to capitalize on the hype surrounding ‘tiger mothers.’ However, I think Bitter Melon stands well on it’s own merits. Frances, a high school senior, has spent her whole life following orders from her domineering […]

Review of Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold

Paper Daughter by Jeanette Ingold is a story of family. It follows Maggie Chen, an average high school girl, living an average life until one day, while going through her father’s last effects she uncovers a piece of information which sets her world spinning. Coupled with this information is the possibility that her father may […]

Review of American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

What can I say about American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang which has not already been said? I suppose if you haven’t read this Printz-winning graphic novel, I could try and sum it up for you. Basically there are three stories which interweave. There’s Jin Wang who is the new kid at a school […]