Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay // Blog Tour

Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay // Blog Tour

I was so excited to read a book with Filipino representation! It feels like I'm always on the hunt for books from marginalized voices and Filipino was one I haven't heard in a while (or at all). And for the first book with Filipino rep, it definitely delivers a fantastic story that's unafraid to be [...]

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim // Book Review

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim // Book Review

When I first picked up this book, I thought I was picking up a romance. I think being published by Berkley always has that reflex of assuming the novel is a romance. While it's not entirely a romance with two protagonists that fall in love, it is a book about love. It's about the love [...]

The Backlist Book Club // Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

The Backlist Book Club // Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Side note: I'm really loving this book club. I mean, it's my own book club, but I love that it's opening me up to so many amazing books. This month's is no different. Also, read this on audio. The narrator does an amazing job with bringing this book to life. He does accents and voices. [...]

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

I had the crazy opportunity to watch Love, Simon a few weeks ago on a plane trip across the country. The movie didn't disappoint, but I hadn't read the book. I felt like I should read the book as well and that's exactly what I did. LOL. Here's more about the book Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay [...]