Jade is the lifeblood of the island of Kekon. It has been mined, traded, stolen, and killed for -- and for centuries, honorable Green Bone warriors like the Kaul family have used it to enhance their magical abilities and defend the island from foreign invasion. Now, the war is over and a new generation of… Continue reading Mini-Review: Jade City
In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her father, where the decade-old trauma of watching her mother snatched by royal guards still haunts her. Now, the guards are back, and this time it's Lei they're… Continue reading Girls of Paper and Fire
Hey everyone! WHOA did I just write "February wrap-up" in the title!? Is this the end of February already?! What!?! (I know I say this every single month but I am ALWAYS, ALWAYS amazed at how quickly time flies.) February was a pretty intense month for me. It was busy and crazy and fun and… Continue reading February Wrap-Up and March Goals!
Genie Lo is one among droves of Ivy-hopeful overachievers in her sleepy Bay Area suburb. You know, the type who wins. When she’s not crushing it at volleyball or hitting the books, Genie is typically working on how to crack the elusive Harvard entry code. But when her hometown comes under siege from hellspawn straight out… Continue reading The Epic Crush of Genie Lo // A mythology-inspired YA tale
Hello everyone! Tomorrow (Tuesday Feb 5th) is Chinese New Year! I thought that this would be an awesome time to announce a reading challenge that I am participating in this year. (This was all planned. I swear.) (Alright, it was kind of a coincidence haha... which means it was meant to be!) Anyway. Deep breath… Continue reading Signing up for the YARC 2019 Reading Challenge!