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Star Daughter Review: An Own Voices YA Hindu Story with Stars as Characters

Star Daughter Review: An Own Voices YA Hindu Story with Stars as Characters

What an absolutely stunning cover! That’s what initially drew me in to Star Daughter, but when I heard it featured actual star beings based off Hindu mythology, I had to pick it up. Things I Liked About Star Daughter The concept is so unique, unlike anything I’ve read before. Sheetal is half-star, half-human, with the power to […]

September 16, 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
2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

2 LGBTQIA Asian-American Reads: Fireheart Tiger & The Magic Fish

The Magic Fish is a beautiful graphic novel about fairy tales, second generation immigrants, coming out and struggling to connect with your parents due to language. The Vietnamese characters are fantastic and you can see the differences between Tiến and his mum, from their upbringing, struggles and the way they approach their family. While they […]

April 1, 2021 | 2 Comments
Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter Review: Growing Up as a Chinese Immigrant in Australia

Tiger Daughter is a story of Chinese immigrants, who do what they can do survive after migrating to Australia. Whether it is coping with their crushing pride, unspoken disappointments from losing their previous stature in life, to their children coping with bullying and being different while just trying to live, it covers a lot in a […]

February 2, 2021 | 0 Comments