It's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! This past year has been tough. For the AAPI community, this year brought on racially motivated attacks on our family members, specifically elders who cannot fight back against their assailants. There has been a 169% increase in anti-Asian hate crimes and we're barely though the first quarter of 2021 … Continue reading 2021 Asian Readathon || It’s That Time of the Year Againヽ(>∀<♡)ノ
Happy release day for this amazing book!! ‧͙⁺˚*･༓☾ Synopsis ☽༓･*˚⁺‧͙ In this exquisite story of family, food, grief, and endurance, Michelle Zauner proves herself far more than a dazzling singer, songwriter, and guitarist. With humor and heart, she tells of growing up the only Asian American kid at her school in Eugene, Oregon; of struggling with her … Continue reading Arc Review: Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner || Let’s Talk About How Much I Cried
I was able to read a preview of this book on Netgalley back in February, and I just want to talk to the publisher because they really ended it on such a cliffhanger akljfldkjfa. Let me tell you, it ruined my life because I developed this huge obsession with the book and constantly thought of … Continue reading Book Review: Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley || Hockey, Drugs, Lies… Oh, My!
Happy April!! I can't believe 2021 is moving so fast and we're already a quarter of the way through the year. The month started out pretty rocky for me, both in terms of what I read and how I was feeling mentally. However, the last few weeks of March were really great, especially since I … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: March ’21 || Ending the Month on a Happy Note
I'm just joking, I don't really want to do that. Welcome to the first installment of a potential review segment called "Re-Reading Adventures!" The title is a WIP LOL. I definitely love re-reading books so I thought having this type of review would be a fun way for me to document how my thoughts have … Continue reading Re-Reading Adventures: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor || I Kinda Want to Collect Teeth Now??
This is super late but happy March everyone!! I went through a bit of a reading slump at the beginning of February and was having a hard time finishing and picking up books to read. A lot of the books I read this month are relatively short, which I think is actually pretty funny because … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: February ’21 || Dealing with Reading Slumps and the Lack of Motivation
We went through many things to get here, cháu. Things that we do not speak of because it might pain us too much. https://media.giphy.com/media/3ohze008smPJoOOPVm/giphy.gif Title: A Pho Love Story Author: Loan Le Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Own Voices Release Date: February 9th, 2021 Rating: ★★★★☆ A Pho Love Story follows the lives of two young … Continue reading ARC Review: A Pho Love Story by Loan Le || The Importance of Being Represented in Literature *AKA: The Viet Rep was Photastic*
Me feeling like I betrayed a lot of books for not including them on this list: https://media.giphy.com/media/IO3NC6rAktKrC/giphy.gif So this post is a bit late haha but I just wanted to say that I'm so pumped for 2021!! There are sooo many new releases this year and I feel like I'm definitely more in a reading … Continue reading 21 Books I Want to Read in 2021 || New Releases and Long Time TBR’s
I can't believe January is coming to an end. This monthly flew by insanely fast for me, mainly because I was swamped from school and work 😦 However, reading-wise, I had a fantastic month! I read 7 books in January and actually enjoyed all of them, even though the majority were books for my classes … Continue reading Monthly Wrap Up: January ’21 || Let’s See If I Can Keep This Up For a Whole Year
It's a new year, and that means it's time for setting up new reading goals! At the start of 2020, I was in a bit of a reading slump and stopped reading for almost 2 years. However, when quarantine started in March, I found myself with a lot of free time. I ended up reading … Continue reading Tips on Reading More || Beating Reading Slumps and Accomplishing Your Reading Goals