INTL Blog Tour: “Song of the Crimson Flower” by Julie C. Dao

“Love is a magic all its own.” From the acclaimed author of Forest of a Thousand Lanterns comes a fantastical new tale of darkness and love, in which magical bonds are stronger than blood. Will love break the spell? After cruelly rejecting Bao, the poor physician's apprentice who loves her, Lan, a wealthy nobleman's daughter, … Continue reading INTL Blog Tour: “Song of the Crimson Flower” by Julie C. Dao

“The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One” by Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

i am magic / all the days i am / a woman / & i am magic / all the days i am / not. Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet and USA TODAY bestselling author Amanda Lovelace presents the mermaid’s voice returns in this one — the third and final installment in her “women are some … Continue reading “The Mermaid’s Voice Returns in This One” by Amanda Lovelace (ARC Review)

Book Review: “The Octopus Curse, A Collection of Clingy Poems” by Salma Farook

"I remember better / The endings of sentences / I did not complete." Science would have us believe that we are nothing but cell upon cell. I disagree. We are made up of stories. The stories we hear from our mothers, the ones we tell our daughters. The tales we share with sisters and friends. … Continue reading Book Review: “The Octopus Curse, A Collection of Clingy Poems” by Salma Farook

Book Review: Soulful “A Separation” by Katie Kitamura

“This was the process by which two lives were disentangled, eventually the dread and discomfort would fade and be replaced by unbroken indifference, I would see him in the street by chance, and it would be like seeing an old photograph of yourself: you recognize the image but are unable to remember quite what it … Continue reading Book Review: Soulful “A Separation” by Katie Kitamura

Janus Silang 2 Graphic Novel Cover Reveal + PH Blog Tour Sign-Up!

Apat na buwan na si Janus sa mansiyon nina Manong Joey pero naroon pa rin ang sakit ng dilang-karayom ng manananggal sa puso niya dahil sa pagkawala ng mga mahal niya sa búhay at sapilitang paglayo kay Mica. Simula ng Christmas break nang mawasak ang proteksiyon ng mansiyon laban sa Tiyanak at sa mga kampon … Continue reading Janus Silang 2 Graphic Novel Cover Reveal + PH Blog Tour Sign-Up!

“The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl” by Tomihiko Morimi (ARC Review)

"No matter how long the night, dawn is bound to come.” A college student spends an evening out, unwittingly attracting the attention of various men whose paths she crosses. One in particular, an upperclassman who has been nursing a crush on her for some time, has chosen this night to make his true feelings known. … Continue reading “The Night Is Short, Walk on Girl” by Tomihiko Morimi (ARC Review)