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Review: The Astrologer’s Daughter – Rebecca Lim

I chose to read The Astrologer’s Daughter because I was looking for a book with a multiracial main character for Asian Lit Bingo. This book promised a mix of astrology and mystery, so I was quite excited about reading it. Avicenna’s mother is missing. While juggling school, searching for her mother, and her mother’s clients,…… Continue reading Review: The Astrologer’s Daughter – Rebecca Lim

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Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite minor characters

Top 5 Wednesday is hosted by Sam from ThoughtsonTomes. It’s a weekly meme. If you want to look for the past or future topics, you can visit the Goodreads group. I’m a huge fan of minor characters, because I always want to know more about the main character and I think one can learn that…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite minor characters

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Review: Written in the Stars – Aisha Saeed

Written in the Stars was my first read for Asian Lit Bingo. I chose it because I’ve been meaning to read a book about an arranged marriaged and quite a few #ownvoices bloggers had recommended this one Naila’s secret relationship with her boyfriend, Saif, is uncovered and her parents take her to Pakistan. The true…… Continue reading Review: Written in the Stars – Aisha Saeed

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Review: No More Heroes – Michelle Kan

No More Heroes is a book that I only found due to Twitter. As you know, I’m co-hosting Asian Lit Bingo this month, and Michelle Kan – the author – mentioned that her book fits some of the squares. I checked it out on Amazon and realised it was just my thing! Vigilantes are being…… Continue reading Review: No More Heroes – Michelle Kan

German Diverse Books · Reviews

Review: Der falsche Inder – Abbas Khider

Der falsche Inder is written by Abbas Khider. I had heard about the author while researching for my German Diverse Books project. He was a refugee and is living in Berlin at the moment. While planning my TBR for Asian Lit Bingo, I decided to read one of his books for the Asian Refugee MC…… Continue reading Review: Der falsche Inder – Abbas Khider

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Review: Plastic Wings – C. T. Callahan

I chose to read¬†Plastic Wings¬†because I thought the blurb was interesting. It’s the first book of a series. Evie finds a boy in the forest: a dark angel. Years later, when she’s a teenager, she comes across these angels again. This time though, they have started to attack humans. She is torn between feeling compassion…… Continue reading Review: Plastic Wings – C. T. Callahan

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Review: The Lost Hero – Rick Riordan

I was a huge fan of the the Percy Jackson series, which was one of my first introductions to stories influenced by mythology and old religions. I’m pretty sure that I read The Lost Hero before, but it’s been a long time ago and I wasn’t certain. I’m planning to reread and read most of…… Continue reading Review: The Lost Hero – Rick Riordan

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Review: A Love That Disturbs – Medeia Sharif

I chose A Love That Disturbs because I wanted to read an f/f romance and I liked the sound of the blurb. Maysa, a Muslim girl, starts to feel attraction for Haydee, the new girl in school. Maysa’s friends don’t approve of her friendship with Haydee and try to convince Maysa to ignore the new…… Continue reading Review: A Love That Disturbs – Medeia Sharif

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Review: The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill

I had had The Book of Negroes on my TBR for quite some time before I finally read it. I seriously regret not reading it sooner, because I can totally recommend it. Aminata Diallo is kidnapped from her home somewhere in West Africa and taken to America, where she is forced to work as a…… Continue reading Review: The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill