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: Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 There was and there was not. So begins the story of Soraya, a princess cursed to kill all she touches. Hidden away in her own palace, she longs for human contact, for friends and the touch of a lover. When her twin brother the shah becomes engaged to … Continue reading Book Review: Girl, Serpent, Thorn

Book Review: Real Men Knit

Real Men Knit by Kwana Jackson 🌺🌺🌺/5 The Strong brothers rally to continue the family knitting shop after the sudden death of their beloved foster mother, Mama Joy, but run into complications. They've all got their own commitments, aside from Jesse, who's reputation is for running after women, not running a business. But the boys … Continue reading Book Review: Real Men Knit

Book Review: The Broken Kingdoms

The Broken Kingdoms by NK Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 In the city of Shadow, blind artist Oree makes a living selling trinkets in the local market. Her secret—that she can see magic—is hidden, but her secrets are about to be revealed when a godling is found murdered in the alley behind her stall. Everything points to Oree … Continue reading Book Review: The Broken Kingdoms

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 City We Became

The City We Became by NK Jemisin 🌺🌺🌺🌺🌺/5 Every city has a soul, and every city's soul has the potential to be born. New York? Has five. But each time a city is born, a dark evil rises to defeat that birth—and over the millennia, more and more cities have failed to be born. New … Continue reading Book Review: The City We Became