Yellowface (Review) // A truly genius exploration of the publishing industry

Synopsis. [TBA] What would you steal for successes:  her face? her name? her skin?  Athena Liu is a literary darling. June Hayward is literally nobody. Who wants stories by basic white girls anyway? But now Athena is dead. And June has her unfinished manuscript… A darkly funny literary thriller from the New York Times bestselling … Continue reading Yellowface (Review) // A truly genius exploration of the publishing industry

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If You Could See the Sun (Review) // A book that peered into my soul

No secret is safe. Alice Sun has always felt invisible at her elite Beijing international boarding school, where she’s the only scholarship student in a sea of über-wealthy classmates. But she has a plan: be top of the class, attend a prestigious university, secure a killer job, and finally lift her family out of poverty. … Continue reading If You Could See the Sun (Review) // A book that peered into my soul

Loveboat Reunion (ARC Review + Playlist)

This companion novel to Abigail Hing Wen’s New York Times bestselling debut, Loveboat, Taipei, follows two fan favorite characters—Sophie and Xavier—as they reconnect and write their own futures on a wild, unexpected Loveboat reunion. Sophie Ha and Xavier Yeh have what some would call a tumultuous past. It’s a classic tale of girl-meets-boy, boy-meets-other-girl, heart-gets-broken, … Continue reading Loveboat Reunion (ARC Review + Playlist)