Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: doxxing, racism and racial microaggressions, homophobia, threats of deportation, war Lily Hu, 17 years old and Chinese-American, knows she's different. That difference solidifies when she finds a book in a bodega about a woman loving another woman...it answers so many questions, but it … Continue reading Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Book Review: Tokyo Ever After

Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Izumi Tanaka has spent her whole life feeling like she doesn't quite fit in—not in her small, mostly whyte northern Californian town—and her mom has been quiet about her dad. So when Izumi discovers her father is actually the Crown Prince of Japan, things get, well, complicated. Suddenly … Continue reading Book Review: Tokyo Ever After

Book Review: A Pho Love Story

A Pho Love Story by Loan Le 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 The Mai and the Nguyen family have been rivals forever, since long before the Mai family set up a rival Vietnamese restaurant across the street from the Nguyen's restaurant. Bao Nguyen and Linh Mai have been forbidden to speak to each other, but when Bao sees Linh in … Continue reading Book Review: A Pho Love Story

Book Review: Loathe at First Sight

Loathe at First Sight by Suzanne Park 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: Sexism, Racism, Harassment, Doxxing, Discrimination Melody Joo has made a drastic career change, leaping the opportunity to get into the world of video game producing. But she's not prepared for the level of intersectional racism and misogyny leveled at her from all sides—from her famous … Continue reading Book Review: Loathe at First Sight

Book Review: I’ll Be the One

I'll Be the One by Lyla Lee 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Skye is tired of the fat girl stereotypes. She's tired on the limits imposed upon fat people because of their size. She an incredibly talented singer and dancer, and she's going to prove it to the world (and her mother). When she nails the singing and dancing portions of … Continue reading Book Review: I’ll Be the One

Book Review: Parachutes

Parachutes by Kelly Yang 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Trigger Warning: Grooming, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Bullying This has a Crazy Rich Asians/Gossip Girl vibe, and I was riding that gossip train and then the hits kept coming and they. did. not. let. up. Definitely a book to read when thinking about girls, their bodies, and their rights, and how these … Continue reading Book Review: Parachutes

Book Review: Sex and Vanity

Sex and Vanity by Kevin Kwan 🌺🌺🌺/5 On her first day on the island of Capri, Lucie Churchill (yes, one of those Churchills) sets her eyes on George Zao, and finds an instant attraction. They spend time together during her vacation, and ultimately she gives him up, torn between how her WASP family would view her relationship … Continue reading Book Review: Sex and Vanity

Book Review: The Silence of Bones

The Silence of Bones by June Hur 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 I have a mouth, but I mustn't speak;Ears, but I mustn't hear;Eyes, but I mustn't see. Sixteen year-old Seol has been indentured to the police bureau for one generation. She'll be 41 when she's finally released, and after a failed escape that leaves her branded, she's nearly … Continue reading Book Review: The Silence of Bones