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Review: The Serpent’s Secret by Sayantani DasGupta

The Serpent's Secret is a super funny intergalactic romp through a universe based on Indian mythology. Kiranmala and her new friends battle demons and solve riddles while confronting difficult questions about their heritage, family, and sense of belongingness.

PhilMyth Readathon 2021 Wrap-up

This is the first readathon I have ever joined, and wow, what a jam-packed two weeks! I picked books that I've always wanted to read and crammed them all into two weeks. My heart is so tired and full and happy after reading too many intense books in a row, and I've had such an… Continue reading PhilMyth Readathon 2021 Wrap-up

[Blog Tour] Review + Giveaway: The Dragon of Jin-Sayeng by K.S. Villoso (Chronicles of the Bitch Queen #3)

The last book of my new all-time favorite series is finally out! Talyien’s journey has finally come to an end, and wow, what a ride it has been. Infinite love and thanks goes to Caffeine Book Tours for including me in this lineup. It is a dream come true!

An Open Letter to the Jinseins of Ziri-nar-Orxiaro (Chronicles of the Bitch Queen by K.S. Villoso)

on being kindred spirits with a diaspora in another world: Jinseins are the citizens of Jin-sayeng. Many of them have moved to the nearby Empire of Ziri-nar-Orxiaro, forming pockets of immigrant communities and serving as an important source of labor.

Review: Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard

where even the oldest stone can burn Lately, I've been reading so many good books! This is my third 5-star read during the two-week PhilMyth Readathon, and I'm so excited to tell you all about this beautiful and epic novella. I still can't stop thinking about it well after closing the book, and I hope… Continue reading Review: Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard

ARC Review + Pre-order Swag: Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua

As someone who was raised on a steady diet of Barbie and Disney movies, I am a sucker for all kinds of princess stories, especially those featuring princesses who are not from the usual European mold. Sisters of the Snake is a Desi twist on the usual Princess and the Pauper tale full of deadly… Continue reading ARC Review + Pre-order Swag: Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua

[Blog Tour] Review: Muted by Tami Charles

Hello everyone! Thank you for visiting my blog for the #MUTEDTour! This is my first time to work with the wonderful Colored Pages Bookish Tours, and don't forget to follow the rest of the tour using this schedule. Publication Information Publisher: Scholastic PressPublication Date: 2 February 2021 Age Category: Young AdultGenre: Contemporary, PoetryCover CreditsArt: Adekunle… Continue reading [Blog Tour] Review: Muted by Tami Charles

[Blog Tour] Spotlight: Dustborn by Erin Bowman

Hello everyone! Welcome to my stop for #DustbornBlogTour ! It's my first tour with The Book Terminal, and I'm grateful for the opportunity. Don't forget to check out other tour stops and support them as well. Today is a spotlight on an upcoming YA release that fans of the late 2000s post-apocalyptic books and movies… Continue reading [Blog Tour] Spotlight: Dustborn by Erin Bowman

ARC Review: Rea and the Blood of the Nectar by Payal Doshi

Are you in the mood for a quest that has family, friendship, and magic at its core? I recently enjoyed Rea and the Blood of the Nectar, which weaves all three elements into a fantastic adventure with ownvoices Indian representation and setting! After reading Gauri's glowing review of it and finding out that it's on… Continue reading ARC Review: Rea and the Blood of the Nectar by Payal Doshi

ARC Review: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao

Hello everyone! I'm so excited to review one of the most hyped YA releases this year! One of the biggest news that rocked my world as a baby blogger is that advanced review copies (ARCs) were available to "Read Now" on Netgalley for 48 hours, and after all the crying my bookish friends did on… Continue reading ARC Review: You’ve Reached Sam by Dustin Thao