Words of Asia | Re Jane by Patricia Park

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Patricia Park was born and raised in Queens, New York. Re Jane is her first novel. She has also published numerous essays in several major outlets such as the New York […]

Words of Asia | And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Khaled Hosseini is the authour of the best-selling books, The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. And the Mountains Echoed is his third novel to date. Currently a Goodwill Envoy […]

Words of Asia | The Pearl that Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Nadia Hashimi was born and raised in New York and New Jersey. She currently lives in the States with her husband and their three children as well as their African Grey […]

Words of Asia | Ticket to Childhood by Nguyễn Nhật Ánh

For a listing to the links for all the other review posts for the Words of Asia blog event click here. About the Authour: Nguyễn Nhật Ánh is a well-known Vietnamese authour of stories for children, teenagers and adults. Ticket to Childhood or Cho tôi xin một vé đi tuổi thơ, as it was originally called […]

Book Review | The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy: A Handbook for Girl Geeks by Sam Maggs

Authour: Sam Maggs Format: Hardcover, 207 pages Publication date: May 12th 2015 Publisher: Quirk Books Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: “Every fangirl is different. Her very identity as a fangirl is predicated on the fandom that gives her all the feels.” (p. 16) When I first heard that this […]

Book Review | First Jobs: True Tales of Bad Bosses, Quirky Coworkers, Big Breaks, and Small Paychecks by Merritt Watts

Authour: Merritt Watts Format: Advance Reader Copy, 234 pages Publication date: April 28th 2015 Publisher: Picador Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: Do you remember your first job? I sure do, mine was at a fairly upscale clothing store and frankly I had no idea what I was doing there […]

Book Review | We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen

Authour: Susin Nielsen Format: Advance Reader Copy, 248 pages Publication date: May 12th 2015 Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books Source: Received from publisher in exchange for an honest review. Review: I was first introduced to Susin Nielsen’s books when I picked up The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen. I was pleasantly surprised by that book, […]