Tag: diversity

Ace of Spades Review: Privilege & Power in a Private School Setting

Ace of Spades Review: Privilege & Power in a Private School Setting

What a brilliant and compelling book! Ace of Spades certainly delivers on the Get Out and Gossip Girl comparisons, while delivering shocking twists at the end. This is one of those books that I couldn’t put down, wanting to know what the solution to the mystery was, and when all the answers were shown, I was just left there in […]

September 9, 2021 | 2 Comments
Firekeeper’s Daughter Review: An Own Voices Native American Investigation

Firekeeper’s Daughter Review: An Own Voices Native American Investigation

With rave reviews everywhere, and even a Netflix option by Barack & Michelle Obama’s production company, there’s certainly a lot of hype attached to the Firekeeper’s Daughter. The main character Duanis, is a biracial 18 year old hockey player who gets caught up in an FBI investigation in her local Obijwe community. Perhaps I’m just used […]

July 8, 2021 | 1 Comment
The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

The Astonishing Colour of After Review: Beautiful Exploration of Grief in Taiwan

Every once in a while, a book comes along and sweeps you off your feet, with its gentle exploration of grief and the beautiful story told within its pages. Exploring the life of Leigh as she bonds with her mother after she passes away from suicide, it didn’t take long for The Astonishing Colour of After to […]

September 11, 2018 | 6 Comments
Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

Not Your Sidekick Review: When Everyone’s a Superhero & You’re Just Trying to Figure Out Life

I love superheroes and books with Chinese characters, so it was a no-brainer to pick up Not Your Sidekick which was also our Name of the Book Club June book of the month. Spanning a world where superpowers are common, and superheroes and villains rule the streets, the book follows a bisexual Chinese-Vietnamese heroine called Jess […]

July 24, 2018 | 4 Comments