Book review: The Translation of Love

The Translation of Love by Lynne Kutsukake From Goodreads Thirteen-year-old Aya Shimamura is released from a Canadian internment camp in 1946, still grieving the recent death of her mother, and repatriated to Japan with her embittered father. They arrive in a devastated Tokyo occupied by the Americans under the command of General Douglas MacArthur. Aya's … Continue reading Book review: The Translation of Love

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Top Five Wednesday: most disappointing reads of 2018

It's been a hot minute and a half since I did a Top 5 Wednesday, which you can find more about here. Apparently, the last time I did one was SEPTEMBER ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ This week is most disappointing reads of 2018. I was lucky in that I had a great reading year, but there were still a … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: most disappointing reads of 2018

Top Ten Tuesday January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

Happy Tuesday everyone!! It has been a minute and a half since I did a Top Ten Tuesday, which you can learn more about here! Today the topic is New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018. I think almost every author I read in 2018 was new, and I found some new favourites honestly. Celeste Ng: I read … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday January 15: New-to-Me Authors I Read In 2018

Recommendations for… diverse historical fiction

Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today I'm doing recommendations for diverse historical fiction. There has been some discussion in the twitter book community about diversity in historical fiction lately, and I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading Recommendations for… diverse historical fiction