Asian Author, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Novel, Queer, Romance

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is a charming and cozy fantasy romance (5/5 stars)

The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna (post may contain affiliate links) The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches is a charming and cozy fantasy romance by Sangu Mandanna. The ebook version is 368 pages. Witches in Britain live by certain rules, passed down for generations. It is believed that they are only… Continue reading The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna is a charming and cozy fantasy romance (5/5 stars)

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Debut Author, Fantasy, Feminism, Fiction, Novella, Queer, Trans

The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

The Empress of Salt and Fortune by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsThe Empress of Salt and Fortune is a literary fantasy novella by Nghi Vo, and her debut novel. The eBook version is 124 pages. I listened to the audiobook, which clocks in at a little under two… Continue reading The Empress of Salt and Fortune is a lyrical literary fantasy novella and the debut of author Nghi Vo

Asian Author, Books, eBook, Fiction, Mystery, Novel

The Woman in the Library is a closed-room literary mystery novel by Sulari Gentill

The Woman in the Library by Sulari Gentill(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 5 of 5 stars (4.5 rounded up to a 5)The Woman in the Library is a closed-room literary mystery novel by Sulari Gentill. The ebook version is 288 pages. We follow our main character with a first person point-of-view.Four strangers are… Continue reading The Woman in the Library is a closed-room literary mystery novel by Sulari Gentill

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Mental Health, Non-Fiction, Novel, Queer, Self-Help

Happy Book Birthday to queer urban fantasy novel Siren Queen (Nghi Vo) and The Book of Knowing and the Book of Overthinking (Dr. Gwendoline Smith), a bind-up of two short self help guides

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Siren Queen by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) Siren Queen is an urban fantasy novel by Nghi Vo that is set in pre-Code Hollywood. Luli Wei grew up working in her Chinese American family's laundry business in Los Angeles, blocks away from Hollywood directors… Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to queer urban fantasy novel Siren Queen (Nghi Vo) and The Book of Knowing and the Book of Overthinking (Dr. Gwendoline Smith), a bind-up of two short self help guides

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Novel

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto is an absurdist murder mystery with some romance sprinkled in

Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsDial A for Aunties is an absurdist murder mystery with some romance sprinkled in by Jesse Q. Sutanto. The eBook version is 320 pages and is told in the first person both in present day and in various… Continue reading Dial A for Aunties by Jesse Q. Sutanto is an absurdist murder mystery with some romance sprinkled in

Asian Author, Books, eBook, Fantasy, Fiction, Horror, Novel, Queer

Siren Queen is a fabulous queer urban fantasy novel with horror vibes by Nghi Vo set in pre-Code Hollywood

Siren Queen by Nghi Vo(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (4.5 stars rounded down to a 4)Siren Queen is an urban fantasy novel by Nghi Vo that is set in pre-Code Hollywood. The eBook version is 288 pages. We follow our main character with a first-person point-of-view.Luli Wei grew up… Continue reading Siren Queen is a fabulous queer urban fantasy novel with horror vibes by Nghi Vo set in pre-Code Hollywood

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Folklore, Queer

Black Water Sister by Zen Cho blends Malaysian folklore with the contemporary queer struggle with homophobia in Asian communities

Black Water Sister by Zen Cho(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 3 of 5 stars (3.25 rounded down to a 3)Black Water Sister is a paranormal fantasy novel by Zen Cho. The eBook version is 384 pages. I listened to the Recorded Books produced audiobook, which clocks in at eleven and a half hours… Continue reading Black Water Sister by Zen Cho blends Malaysian folklore with the contemporary queer struggle with homophobia in Asian communities

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Fantasy, Fiction, Mystery, Romance

Slave to Sensation is a great first book in the long-standing Psy-Changeling series by Nalini Singh

Slave to Sensation by Nalini Singh(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 stars (4.25 rounded down to a 4)Slave to Sensation is the first book in the Psy-Changeling paranormal fantasy series by Nalini Singh. The eBook version is 356 pages and has a dual POV which alternates between our two main characters… Continue reading Slave to Sensation is a great first book in the long-standing Psy-Changeling series by Nalini Singh

Asian Author, Audiobook, Books, Contemporary, Debut Author, eBook, Fiction, Mystery, Romance, YA

Happy book birthday to delightful YA rom-com Being Mary Bennet (by J.C. Peterson) and gothic locked-room mystery Under Lock & Skeleton Key (by Gigi Pandian)!

Just a quickie today to hype two fabulous book birthdays! Being Mary Bennet by J.C. Peterson(post may contain affiliate links) J.C. Peterson's debut novel Being Mary Bennet is out today from HarperTeen. It's a super charming YA rom-com retelling of Pride and Prejudice. Watching our main character Marnie blossom out of her curmudgeonly shell and… Continue reading Happy book birthday to delightful YA rom-com Being Mary Bennet (by J.C. Peterson) and gothic locked-room mystery Under Lock & Skeleton Key (by Gigi Pandian)!

Asian Author, Books, eBook, Fiction, Mystery

Under Lock & Skeleton Key is a fun and delicious first entry in a new gothic cozy mystery series by Gigi Pandian

Under Lock & Skeleton Key by Gigi Pandian(post may contain affiliate links) My rating: 4 of 5 starsUnder Lock & Skeleton Key is a gothic locked-room cozy mystery by Gigi Pandian. The eBook version is 352 pages.Tempest Raj is a magician from a family suffering from an infamous curse where the eldest child dies by… Continue reading Under Lock & Skeleton Key is a fun and delicious first entry in a new gothic cozy mystery series by Gigi Pandian