Please Give Me More of Hermione (and Crookshanks)

This is my favorite Harry Potter book so far, and I won’t be surprised if the next books throw me off my feet as well.

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Don’t Let Stereotypes Control Your Fate

Our Wayward Fate is like Frankly in Love minus the fake-dating trope. It explores one’s dilemma of being too Asian to be American (and vice versa).

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Do Arranged Relationships Stick Like Mehendi?

I gave A Match Made in Mehendi 3.5 stars because of its fresh take on traditional matchmaking. I don’t necessarily encourage arranged marriages, but I acknowledge their usefulness to people who are too shy and reserved to look for a romantic partner.

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Mulan Might Love This Cleverly Spun Tale

Spin the Dawn is a diverse story with many layers. You’ll enjoy it more if you don’t expect a Mulan retelling. But the Project Runway comparison is a bit accurate. Look forward to reading about men sabotaging each other’s fashion projects.

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I Almost Fell in Love with This Novel

Frankly in Love deserves 3.75 stars because of its educational content. You should read it if you want to read an #OwnVoices (authentic) book that explores the good and bad aspects of Korean culture.

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As Many Complaints as I Can Share

As Many Nows as I Can Get is predominantly for Liberal readers. If you’re looking for a love story with progressive ideologies, you might enjoy this daring debut.

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You Deserve to Devour This Rom-com

I highly recommend You Deserve Each Other because it comically illustrates how honesty and familiarity are prerequisites to a happy and fruitful marriage.

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Each Day in a Bookworm’s Life Is a Story

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry is a lovely book that’s perfect for book lovers. It’s a story about grief, love, friendship, and how books can be a huge part of a person’s life.

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This Sequel Broke My Not-so-fierce Heart

I probably would’ve given this a higher rating if the first book hadn’t been such a masterpiece. Still, I’m sure that the finale will be much better.

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The Artistry of Silence

The Silence Between Us is a profound and diverse novel. I recommend it because it’s a story that illustrates the tenacity of the deaf community.

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