Tag: BIPOC authors

TTT – New-To-Me Authors I Discovered In 2022

Last year was a great reading year for me all around—in terms of the number of books I read, the amount of 5 star books, and the number of new-to-me authors that I had discovered. There were a lot of really great authors that I hadn’t read any […]

Friday Favorites – Asian Authors

While this week’s prompt was originally Asian-American authors, I’m putting my own spin on it, and expanding this into authors of Asian descent. Because I’ve found some truly incredible authors, and since not all of them are Asian-American, I feel like I’d be doing you (and them) an […]

Against The Currant

Against the Currant: A Spice Isle Bakery Mystery Thank you to NetGalley and St. Martin’s Paperbacks for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: mention of past bullying, mention of cancer, murder In Olivia Matthews’s Against the Currant, the first […]

Descendant Of The Crane

Descendant of the Crane Author: Joan He Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: June 16, 2020 Publisher: Titan Books CONTENT WARNING: death of a parent, murder, grief, gore, prejudice, torture, blood, violence Tyrants cut out hearts. Rulers sacrifice their own. Princess Hesina of Yan has always been eager to […]

Foul Lady Fortune

Foul Lady Fortune Author: Chloe Gong Genre: YA Historical Fiction Publication Date: September 27, 2022 Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books Series: Foul Lady Fortune #1 Thank you to NetGalley and Margaret K. McElderry Books for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest […]

The Storyteller

The Storyteller Author: Traci Chee Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: November 13, 2018 Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Series: The Reader Trilogy #3 CONTENT WARNING: death, grief, violence, blood, trauma, gore, murder As the Book had always prophesied, the Red War has begun and is hurtling towards a […]

The Monsters We Defy

The Monsters We Defy Author: Leslye Penelope Genre: Historical Fiction Publication Date: August 9, 2022 Publisher: Redhook Thank you to Redhook for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: death, racism, references to enslavement, violence Clara Johnson can talk […]

The Speaker

The Speaker Author: Traci Chee Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: November 7, 2017 Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Series: The Reader Trilogy #2 CONTENT WARNING: violence, blood, murder, gore, gun violence, outing of a trans character, trauma, death of a child, cancer, suicide, grief Five […]

State Of The ARC #17

I finished June with 20 ARCs left to be read.  Devoting time to ARCs is now becoming a habit each month, and while I’m still getting approved for a bunch, I’m finding myself requesting less (but not fully on a requesting ban). It’s very heartening to see progress […]

Friday Favorites – Fantasy Authors

This week’s prompt is about some of my favorite fantasy authors, and this is the perfect topic for me, since I love reading fantasy! I’ve been reading a lot of really incredible books lately, and have discovered some really great new authors. Rather than focus on the usual […]