Tensorate Series by J.Y. Yang Book Review | An Intricate Fantasy Tale With Compelling Commentaries Condensed Into A Digestible Format

JY Yang's Tensorate series is a sweeping, experimental blend of ...

Title: Tensorate

Author: J.Y. Yang

Publication Date: 2017 – 2019

Synopsis

The Black Tides of Heaven is one of a pair of standalone introductions to JY Yang’s Tensorate Series. For more of the story you can read its twin novella The Red Threads of Fortune Continue reading “Tensorate Series by J.Y. Yang Book Review | An Intricate Fantasy Tale With Compelling Commentaries Condensed Into A Digestible Format”

Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2020 | My Road To Redemption

Year of the Asian, a 2020 Reading Challenge. Hosted by CW, Lily, Shealea, and Vicky

Hello there allies, archenemies and, everyone in between! I know this sign up post might be long overdue HAHAHA, however, I’ve been doing the challenge since the start of the year. This 2020, I hoped to redeem myself from the meager Asian books I’ve read last year. Continue reading “Year of the Asian Reading Challenge 2020 | My Road To Redemption”

The Women’s History Book Tag | A List Of My Literary Heroines

Hello there allies, archenemies and, everyone in between! I’m finally doing another book tag and this is by far my most favorite. Thankfully, Belle @Belle Can Read tagged me; this was originally created by Margaret @Weird Zeal. (Make sure to check out Belle’s blog as well, she writes eloquent discussion posts!) Continue reading “The Women’s History Book Tag | A List Of My Literary Heroines”

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Book Review | A Melting Pot of Chinese Culture & Mythology

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Title: The Ghost Bride

Author: Yangsze Choo

Publication Date: August 6, 2013

Synopsis

“One evening, my father asked me if I would like to become a ghost bride…” Continue reading “The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo Book Review | A Melting Pot of Chinese Culture & Mythology”

Architecture in Literature | How to Analyze World Building in Fantasy Books

Hello there allies, archenemies and, everyone in between! World-building is a staple element of the fantasy genre and is one of the most crucial aspects to integrate in the narrative. It’s also very hard to come up because if one thing doesn’t fit, the story for sure is bound to fall in those cracks.

I’m an architecture student and world-building had interested me so much since last year because it related to my course in a lot of ways! So today I’ll be sharing to you all how I read and “analyze” if the world-building is up to my standard! Continue reading “Architecture in Literature | How to Analyze World Building in Fantasy Books”

The Irreplaceable Beauty of Reading | Why We Still Continue To Love It

Hello there allies, archenemies and, everyone in between! It’s pretty obvious that most of us here in the bookish community has an unbreakable bond with reading. We just can’t see a future where we don’t have a book in our hands.

While this “quarantine season” is pretty bleak and terrifying, for those of us who have the privilege to stay at home, reading is an immediate reprieve. Today, I’ll be sharing with you all why we still love this hobby despite the prevalence of other forms of entertainment!

Continue reading “The Irreplaceable Beauty of Reading | Why We Still Continue To Love It”

Evolution of Reading Taste | How I Jumped From One Genre to Another

Hello there allies, archenemies and, everyone in between! As readers, we all have certain phases in our reading journey and today I’ll be sharing to you how mine developed. One thing’s for sure though, my love for reading is the exact equivalent of my emo phase in high school. Continue reading “Evolution of Reading Taste | How I Jumped From One Genre to Another”