Book Review: A Scatter of Light by Malinda Lo

Award-winning author Malinda Lo returns to the Bay Area with another masterful coming-of-queer-age story, this time set against the backdrop of the first major Supreme Court decisions legalizing gay marriage. And almost sixty years after the end of Last Night at the Telegraph Club, Lo's new novel also offers a glimpse into Lily and Kath's lives... Continue Reading →

Best and Worst Series of 2022 Book Tag

I first did this tag way back in 2019 (check it out here) and had even more fun posting it last year, which you can find here. While I'm still figuring out what books will make it to my 2022 favorites list (it's currently at 48 and I haven't even started my Dec reading ...),... Continue Reading →

ARC/Audiobook Review: The Genesis of Misery by Neon Yang

An immersive, electrifying space-fantasy from Neon Yang, author of The Black Tides of Heaven, full of high-tech space battles and political machinations, starring a queer and diverse array of pilots, princesses, and prophetic heirs.This is the story of Misery Nomaki (she/they) – a nobody from a nowhere mining planet who possesses the rare stone-working powers... Continue Reading →

Audiobook Review: Portrait of a Thief by Grace D. Li

Ocean’s Eleven meets The Farewell in Portrait of a Thief, a lush, lyrical heist novel inspired by the true story of Chinese art vanishing from Western museums; about diaspora, the colonization of art, and the complexity of the Chinese American identity.History is told by the conquerors. Across the Western world, museums display the spoils of war, of conquest, of... Continue Reading →

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