Book Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao + Giveaway

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns intrigued me with Julie C. Dao's poetic writing style as I feast upon with the story of a retelling, moreover an anti-heroine book that made me wish for a happy ending. The execution of the story is brilliant, I didn't expect to show empathy to some characters that I loathe … Continue reading Book Review: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao + Giveaway

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Interview with Scott Reintgen!

Emmett Atwater isn’t just leaving Detroit; he’s leaving Earth. Why the Babel Corporation recruited him is a mystery, but the number of zeroes on their contract has him boarding their lightship and hoping to return to Earth with enough money to take care of his family. Forever. Before long, Emmett discovers that he is one of ten … Continue reading Interview with Scott Reintgen!

Wicked Reads: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

An East Asian fantasy reimagining of The Evil Queen legend about one peasant girl’s quest to become Empress–and the darkness she must unleash to achieve her destiny. Eighteen-year-old Xifeng is beautiful. The stars say she is destined for greatness, that she is meant to be Empress of Feng Lu. But only if she embraces the … Continue reading Wicked Reads: Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

Book Review: Us Kids Know by JJ Strong

Intoxicating. Unpredictable. Realistic. Us Kids Know by JJ Strong gave me so much pain in the process of reading the novel with life realizations, complicated family issues that need to discuss mixed with mental health awareness and the longing of in a relationship or at least friendship for the broken characters of the book. This … Continue reading Book Review: Us Kids Know by JJ Strong