Genre: Own Voices

#LoveOzYA Anthologies: Kindred and Underdog

#LoveOzYA Anthologies: Kindred and Underdog

We have no shortage of amazing writers in Australia – after all, there’s an entire hashtag dedicated to it under #LoveOzYA! Two recent anthologies focus on stories from our amazing #LoveOzYA authors – Kindred: 12 Queer #LoveOzYA Stories and Underdog: #LoveOzYA Short Stories. Kindred obviously focuses on queer #ownvoices authors, while Underdog features stories from new authors that were […]

September 24, 2019 | 6 Comments
Ayesha At Last Review: AT LAST, the P+P Retelling I’ve Been Waiting For!

Ayesha At Last Review: AT LAST, the P+P Retelling I’ve Been Waiting For!

Pride & Prejudice + Muslim Remix = Perfect Romcom! Ayesha at Last was sweet, heartfelt, uplifting, and just perfect. I love the nods to Pride & Prejudice, while staying true to the character’s Muslim heritage. The family interactions were so touching and beautiful, and the slow-burn romance was absolutely adorkable. All in all, this book […]

July 16, 2019 | 2 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
Gumiho: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho Review: Tantalizing, Thrilling Tale of a Modern Day Gumiho

Gumiho: Wicked Fox by Kat Cho Review: Tantalizing, Thrilling Tale of a Modern Day Gumiho

If I could sum up Wicked Fox, it would be into two (both equally fantabulous) parts: Part 1: Soft, Fluffy School Kdrama The first part of the story starts with the introduction of Miyoung, a cold and calculated gumiho (nine tailed fox) who recently moved to Seoul with her equally beautiful, equally smart mother. But readers […]

July 5, 2019 | 3 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in 4 stars, Books, Reviews
Blog Tour: Spin the Dawn Review & Giveaway

Blog Tour: Spin the Dawn Review & Giveaway

Today we are participating in the #SpinTheDawnTour organised by Caffeine Book Tours, to celebrate this #ownvoices Asian fantasy book! I’ve been excited for this book since I first heard the synopsis – after all, the cover is absolutely MAGNIFICENT and I never say no to a Chinese-inspired story with hints of Mulan. I’m happy to […]

July 2, 2019 | 16 Comments
By Aila J.
Posted in Blog Tours, Books