The Girl King by Mimi Yu [review] ft. HEAVY COLONIALISM (!!) IN EAST-ASIAN INSPIRED FANTASY (!!!)

*stares at the low ratings* *stares at my five-star rating* Well. This was one of my most anticipated reads of the year, and was included in my list of asian-inspired fantasy books. It's about sisters betraying sisters and magic and shapeshifting is involved. Sounds amazing and cool, right? Yeah, except a lot of trusted reviewers … Continue reading The Girl King by Mimi Yu [review] ft. HEAVY COLONIALISM (!!) IN EAST-ASIAN INSPIRED FANTASY (!!!)

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Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan // brilliant, Asian-infused fantasy that literally everyone should read

I actually have so much freaking love for this book that I just can't explain in words??? I just,, love it so much????? If I could somehow turn back time to a time where I was reading this book and retrieve the happiness that this book gave to me, I would. Also back to a … Continue reading Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan // brilliant, Asian-infused fantasy that literally everyone should read