ALC Review: Thank You for Listening by Julia Whelan

For Sewanee Chester, being an audiobook narrator is a long way from her old dreams, but the days of being a star on film sets are long behind her. She’s found success and satisfaction from the inside of a sound booth and it allows her to care for her beloved, ailing grandmother. When she arrives... Continue Reading →

[Blog Tour] ARC Review: Sari, Not Sari by Sonya Singh

Book title: Sari, Not Sari Author: Sonya Singh Pub date: April 5th, 2022 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Genres: Romance, Contemporary Goodreads Link Purchase Links: S&S website || Amazon || Barnes and Noble || BAM || Apple Books || Kobo This delightful debut rom-com follows the adventures of a woman trying to connect with her South... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: My Sister’s Big Fat Indian Wedding by Sajni Patel

A fresh, witty rom-com romp set against the backdrop of a high-profile music competition and a riotous Indian weddingZurika Damani is a naturally gifted violinist with a particular love for hip hop beats. But when you’re part of a big Indian family, everyone has expectations, and those certainly don’t include hip hop violin. After being... Continue Reading →

ARC Review: The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang

The residents of Haven, Wisconsin, have dined on the Fine Chao Restaurant’s delicious Americanized Chinese food for thirty-five years, happy to ignore any unsavory whispers about the family owners. But when brash, charismatic, and tyrannical patriarch Leo Chao is found dead—presumed murdered—his sons discover that they’ve drawn the exacting gaze of the entire town.The ensuing... Continue Reading →

ALC Review: My Monticello by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson

Tough-minded, vulnerable, and brave, Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s precisely imagined debut explores burdened inheritances and extraordinary pursuits of belonging. United by the characters’ relentless struggles against reality and fate, My Monticello is a formidable book that bears witness to this country’s legacies and announces the arrival of a wildly original new voice in American fiction.  I’ve had... Continue Reading →

Book Review: One Life, One Incarnation – Beautiful Bones by Mo Bao Fei Bao

Beautiful bones. Rare in this world. Those with bone do not have skin. Those with skin do not have bone. Most people’s eyes are shallow, seeing only the skin-deep appearance and not the ‘bones,’ the appearance of the inside.” The “bones” and “skin” are metaphorical and taken from an ancient text in which these are... Continue Reading →

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