Tag: diversity

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
Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

Want Review: Futuristic Sci-fi with an Opulent Taiwanese Setting

If you’re like me and you’ve been looking for a book with Asian representation that you can relate to but in a sci-fi or fantasy setting – Want will satisfy all your needs, as a story set in futuristic Taipei filled with technology, corporate infiltrations and Chinese characters who are fighting for equality. There’s something that […]

July 20, 2018 | 16 Comments
Mask of Shadows Review: Amazing, Action-Packed, Diverse Fantasy Full Of Intrigue!

Mask of Shadows Review: Amazing, Action-Packed, Diverse Fantasy Full Of Intrigue!

Note: The author has content warning posted on her Tumblr, which you can find here. Mask of Shadows contains violence, abuse, PTSD, displacement, misgendering, and self-harm. Please be aware of this before reading! After searching relentlessly for a fantasy that would capture my attention from beginning to end, I finally found it in Mask of […]

December 19, 2017 | 4 Comments