Book Review: Arsenic and Adobo

Good morning bibliophiles! Today’s intro will be short and sweet, just like this book (although flavorful might be a more apt descriptor, but more on that in a moment). After Dial A for Aunties (my review here), I was craving another cozy mystery so Arsenic and Adobo seemed like the perfect choice! Goodreads synopsis: TheContinue reading “Book Review: Arsenic and Adobo”

Book Review: Yolk

Overall rating: 5/5Pages: 400Genre: Young adult contemporary fictionPace: MediumRead if you loved: Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid, Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, Normal People by Sally RooneyContent warnings: Bulemia, cancer treatment, infertility, anxiety, depression, racism I don’t really know how to start this, so I apologize if things seem aContinue reading “Book Review: Yolk”

Book Review: These Violent Delights

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 449Genre: Fantasy, historical fictionPace: MediumRead if you loved: Romeo and Juliet! Or anything with star-crossed lovers/enemies to loversContent warnings: Self-inflicted gore, gang violence, insects crawling/burrowing into bodies So, I need to address my bias before anything else. Growing up, I loved Romeo and Juliet. In fact, I had “These violent delights haveContinue reading “Book Review: These Violent Delights”

Book Review: The Ones We’re Meant to Find

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 384Genre: Young adult science-fiction, dystopian, mysteryPace: Medium-fastRead if you loved: We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro, Black Mirror, WestworldContent warnings: Environmental disasters, apocalyptic themes I have not been able to stop thinking about this book since I finished it. I was going to take aContinue reading “Book Review: The Ones We’re Meant to Find”

Book Review: Last Night at the Telegraph Club

Overall rating: 4.5/5Pages: 416Genre: Historical fiction, romance, LGBTQ+Pace: MediumRead if you loved: How Much of These Hills is Gold by C Pam ZhangContent warnings: Racism, homophobia, miscarriage (short description) Happy Sunday, everyone! By the time I post this, I will be done with 1 week of finals and 2/4 classes for this semester and IContinue reading “Book Review: Last Night at the Telegraph Club”

Book Review: Dial A for Aunties

Overall rating: 4/5Pages: 320Genre: Cozy mystery, humorous fiction, romancePace: FastRead if you loved: Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan with a hint of Anxious People by Fredrik BackmanContent warnings: Murder, tampering with a corpse Hello everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic week. I’m currently sitting here writing this review as a wayContinue reading “Book Review: Dial A for Aunties”

May Hopefuls: Asian Heritage Month

Happy May, bibliophiles! I have been soooo excited because it is AAPI heritage month! I was born in India and spent my formative years in Thailand, so Asian culture and literature are near and dear to my heart. In light of all the anti-Asian rhetoric and rise in hate crimes, I think it’s more importantContinue reading “May Hopefuls: Asian Heritage Month”