Memes

Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite SFF cover art

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. Let’s talk about the covers that truly blew me away. There won’t be a specific order because my most favourite cover always depends on my…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite SFF cover art

Challenges

#AsianLitBingo: A May 2017 Reading Challenge

I’m really happy to announce that I will be co-hosting and participating in the Asian Lit Bingo Reading Challenge in the month of May. #AsianLitBingo was created by Shenwei over at READING (AS)(I)AM (AM)ERICA. Check out the master post to read the guidelines and find the link-ups. In this post, you can find the bingo…… Continue reading #AsianLitBingo: A May 2017 Reading Challenge

Reviews

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

Reviews

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

Memes

Top 5 Wednesday: Authors I want to read more from

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. Which authors do I want to read more from? There are so many but I’ve narrowed it down to my top 5. Here’s my list…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Authors I want to read more from

Reviews

Review: If The Dress Fits – Carla de Guzman

A romance story featuring a fat girl set in the Philippines. I wanted to read this book as soon as I heard about it. The book is an #ownvoices book. I loved that social media was present in this book. I’ve seen so many contemporary novels that don’t touch on social media, which I find…… Continue reading Review: If The Dress Fits – Carla de Guzman

Reviews

Review: City of Strife – Claudie Arseneault

I was very unsure whether I would enjoy City of Strife or not, because it’s described as a political fantasy. Thus, I thought it would be a really boring and dry story. HOWEVER, it’s amazing. After reading this book, my first thought was: when does the sequel come out? I decided to read this book…… Continue reading Review: City of Strife – Claudie Arseneault

Memes

Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite LGBTQIA+ reads

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. This week’s topic is quite clear. I’ve been reading quite a few amazing books in the last months that have LGBTQIA+ characters. Be warned, there…… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday – Favourite LGBTQIA+ reads

German Diverse Books · Reviews

Review: Das Licht ist weder gerecht noch ungerecht – Jayrôme C. Robinet

In 2016, I went to a reading at the Leipzig Book Fair and heard Jayrôme C. Robinet for the first time – and it was awesome. (If you ever get the chance to hear him read, go for it!) I decided to get his book Das Licht ist weder gerecht noch ungerecht: a collection of writing in…… Continue reading Review: Das Licht ist weder gerecht noch ungerecht – Jayrôme C. Robinet

Reviews

Review: A Time To Dance – Padma Venkatraman

If you mention a book about dance, I’m sold. Seriously, I love stories about dancing. So, I knew I had to read A Time to Dance. Veda is a bharatanatyam dancer, who loses her leg in an accident. She has to learn how to dance again and by doing so, learns more about what dancing…… Continue reading Review: A Time To Dance – Padma Venkatraman