Memoir/Biography/Autobiography · Nonfiction

Wild Swans

I was recommended this book by a coworker many years ago and a combination of events this year, including AAPI Heritage Month, a book choice recommendation for a book club topically related to Mother’s Day, and prompt #15 for The Reading Women Challenge 2020 (a biography) finally had me picking this one up. Wild Swans… Continue reading Wild Swans

Contemporary Literature

China Rich Girlfriend

This is, of course, a sequel to the wild ride that was Crazy Rich Asians. I read that last year, as a buddy read with a friend, and then we had a ladies’ night to see the movie. Well, her boyfriend came, but he was super supportive of the romance situation and said he enjoyed… Continue reading China Rich Girlfriend

ARC · Contemporary Literature

Everything Here is Beautiful

I generally dislike the idea of “women’s fiction” as a literary genre. I do not understand why literature written by or about “everyday men” is fiction, but anything by or about “everyday women” needs to be sub-categorized. But really, this, like any other story about men or women, is a story about life. And like… Continue reading Everything Here is Beautiful